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2021 TIME100

Introducing the 2021 TIME100 featuring the icons, pioneers, titans, artists, leaders and innovators who have had the most impact this year.

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      Introducing the 2021 TIME100 featuring the 100 most influential people of the year.

      Billie Eilish

      Billie Eilish

      “Billie Eilish is a unique soul, with a voice, style and attitude all unapologetically her own,” writes Megan Thee Stallion. “She is a rare spirit who speaks from her heart with no pretenses.”

      Kate Winslet

      Kate Winslet

      "Hers is the art that entirely hides the artist. Kate Winslet disappears ... without vanity or artifice. It’s magnificent to watch," writes Kenneth Branagh.

      Simone Biles

      Simone Biles

      "Simone Biles is a shining example of what success looks like when you let go of what the world thinks and gather your strength from yourself ... from your soul," writes Serena Williams.

      Cathy Park Hong

      Cathy Park Hong

      "I annotated the hell out of 'Minor Feelings'—it’s the kind of book you want to dog-ear and underline. Reading it was such a crazy feeling: I felt so seen that I couldn’t believe that this book existed."

      Jensen Huang

      Jensen Huang

      “With still emerging AI technologies creating an insatiable hunger for more computation, Huang’s team is well-positioned to keep driving technological advances for decades to come,” writes Andrew Ng.