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Kanye West, Taylor Swift included in Time's 100 Most Influential People

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2015, file photo, BET Honoree Kanye West accepts the Visonary Award at the BET Honors 2015 at Warner Theater in Washington. West on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, settled a lawsuit filed by a paparazzo who the rapper attacked outside a Los Angeles International Airport terminal in 2013. Daniel Ramos' attorney Gloria Allred wrote in a statement that  the suit was settled in part after West apologized to her client and the pair shook hands.  (Photo by Kevin Wolf/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2015, file photo, BET Honoree Kanye West accepts the Visonary Award at the BET Honors 2015 at Warner Theater in Washington. West on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, settled a lawsuit filed by a paparazzo who the rapper attacked outside a Los Angeles International Airport terminal in 2013. Daniel Ramos' attorney Gloria Allred wrote in a statement that the suit was settled in part after West apologized to her client and the pair shook hands. (Photo by Kevin Wolf/Invision/AP, File)

The 2015 Time 100, the magazine's list of the most influential people in the world, includes Kanye West, Taylor Swift, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Featuring figures from the worlds of sports, politics, media and entertainment, divided into the categories Titans, Pioneers, Artists, Leaders and Icons, the annual issue features essays about each person penned by another public figure. This year's writings include a profile of Elizabeth Warren by Hillary Clinton (who also made the list), an essay on Kim Kardashian by Martha Stewart, and Ethan Hawke's thoughts on his "Boyhood" director, Richard Linklater.

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Other pop culture honorees include Reese Witherspoon, Bradley Cooper, Amy Schumer, Laverne Cox, Chris Pratt, "Transparent" creator Jill Soloway and "Serial" host Sarah Koenig.

The magazine will be sold with five different collectible covers, featuring West, Cooper, Ginsberg, ballet dancer Misty Copeland, and journalist Jorge Ramos.

The Time 100 issue hits newsstands Friday. See the complete list here.

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