Some of our favorite Black stars made the cut this year on Time Magazine's annual TIME 100 World's Most Influential People list.

Arts & Entertainment

Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook and founder of, wrote a tribute to the singer, praising her for “[raising] her voice both on- and offstage to urge women to be independent and lead.” Sandberg writes, “In the past year, Beyoncé has sold out the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour while being a full-time mother. […]