On Monday, May 23, Times Magazine unveiled its 2022 Times 100 List, honoring the top 100 most influential artists, leaders, innovators, and pioneers.
They outlined people who play important roles in entertainment, politics, business, and sports, among other fields, and were divided into artists, icons, leaders, innovators, titans, and pioneers. The iconic 2022 Time 100 list is teeming with women, including Zendaya, Adele, Mary J. Blige, Issa Rae, and Oprah Winfrey, among others.
The “Icon” category celebrates Adele, Mary J. Blige, Issa Rae, and Keanu Reeves, among others. Talk show host James Corden praised Adele for being able to put it all on a track.
He wrote in a blurb, “She puts emotions into words, describing them in a way we never could.” “She is raw, honest, and elegant all at the same time. It never feels like she is singing to us. She sings for us. “
Popular actress Zendaya is tributed by her Dune director Denis Villenueve under the “Innovators” category, alongside country music performer Miranda Lambert, who was celebrated by fellow performer Elle King. Michelle Zauner was also recognized as an innovator for her role in Japanese Breakfast.
The “Titans” category honors moguls and stars like Oprah Winfrey, Kris Jenner, and others, while “Leaders” comprises Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskyy, podcaster Joe Rogan, and the new Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Davidson from Jack Harlow, Andrew Garfield from Martin Scorsese, Quinta Brunson from Lebron James, and Simu Liu from Sandra Oh secured spots under the “Artists” category.
“Pete’s appeal to the world has everything to do with his authenticity,” the rapper writes of his friend. “He doesn’t try to hide the person that he is. It’s a classic recipe for success and connection. “
Jazmine Sullivan and Ariana Debose were also recognized under the “Artists” section.
“Pioneers” include Candace Parker, Sônia Guajajara, and Questlove, among others.
All honorees will gather to celebrate their impeccable achievements at the Times100 Gala on Thursday, June 9. Lambert and Blige will be the performers for the event.
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