Time Reveals Nominees for Person of the Year; LeBron James, Glenn Beck, Lady Gaga, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert All On List

Nov 16, 2010  •  Post A Comment

Time magazine has revealed the 25 finalists from which it will choose its Person of the Year.

The annual designation, which began in 1927 with aviator Charles Lindberg getting the award, is given to the person who has "done the most to influence the events of the year," NBA Fanhouse notes. Thus both Stalin and Hitler have been named in the past, along with many luminaries.

Here’s the list of 2010 nominees.Time also has a reader’s poll where you can vote for the person you think is the Person of the Year among the nominees, though it’s the magazine’s editors who pick the actual designee.

The Candidates for Time magzine’s Person of the Year (in alphabetical order):
Julian Assange
Glenn Beck
David Cameron
The Chilean Miners
Arne Duncan
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Jonathan Franzen
Lady Gaga
Robert Gates
Tony Hayward
Hu Jintao
LeBron James
Steve Jobs
Hamid Karzai
David and Charles Koch
Liu Xiaobo
Barack Obama
Sarah Palin
Nancy Pelosi
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert
The Unemployed American
J. Craig Venter
Elizabeth Warren, Mary Schapiro and Sheila Bair
Mark Zuckerberg


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