Beyonce and many other influential people are being highlighted in TIME Magazine’s annual ‘Time 100’ issue! Check out the scoop below.

Meet this year’s TIME 100, our annual list of the artists, leaders, pioneers, titans and icons who are changing the world.

“I feel like my mother and my daughter have been probably the most influential, and becoming a mother, looking at my daughter in her eyes, made me into a woman and made me very, very strong,” Beyoncé said.

Beyoncé joins an influential list that includes President Obama, Pope Francis, Serena Williams, Kerry Washington, Miley Cyrus, and Pharrell Williams.

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