TIME magazine is back to once again share its list of the 25 most influential people on the internet, for the fifth year in a row. This year's selection is notably made up of young entertainers, in addition to various political figures.
Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, Cardi B, and BTS serve as music industry standouts for 2019, shown on a list that includes individuals based on their global impact on social media, as well as their ability to drive views. Other familiar names that made the cut are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Jada Pinkett Smith, just to name a few. Additionally, TIME highlights the influence of the Hong Kong protesters and school strikers aimed at tackling climate change and lowering carbon emissions.
The names of TIME's most influential people on the internet for 2019 are as follows: Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, Cardi B, BTS, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Godfrey, Rahaf Mohammed, Liza Koshy, Brian Kolfage, James Charles, Germán Garmendia, Carlos Maza, Zhang Dayi, JoJo Siwa, Ben Shapiro, DrLupo, Emma Chamberlain, Yashar Ali, Jameela Jamil, Ady Barkan, the Hong Kong protesters, and school strikers.
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