TIME magazine has unveiled its 11th annual “Time 100 Most Influential People in the World” issue, with Beyonce Knowles-Carter hitting the cover. Subsequent inside covers feature actor Robert Redford, Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay athlete, and General Motors CEO Mary Barra. The list is a roundup of those who have inspired others in one way or another in the past year, good or bad. Notable folks include actress Amy Adams, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, country singer Carrie Underwood, “Happy” singer Pharrell Williams, and many others. Each honoree is profiled in a piece authored by figures as notable as those being featured.
The TIME 100 issue hits newsstands Friday April 25th.