IN PHOTOS | TIME 100 Most Influential People of 2018 attend celebratory gala

Published: 28th April 2018 07:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th April 2018 01:15 PM  

TIME 100 is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world assembled by the American news magazine Time. Take a look at some of the winners who attended the recently-concluded 100 Gala celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. (AP Photos: L to R, Deepika Padukone, Tarana Burke, Christopher Wylie)
1. Singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and producer Jennifer Lopez was applauded by husband Alex Rodriguez for TIME's honour. 2. TIME's honoree Nicole Kidman (with husband Keith Urban) was praised by Naomi Watts (who wrote about the actress for the TIME issue) for her performance in hit TV series 'Big Little Lies'. 3. John Krasinski (with wife and actress Emily Blunt) named on TIME 100 Most Influential People, is the director and star of the recent critically acclaimed horror film of 'A Quiet Place'. (AP Photos)
Deepika Padukone was the only Bollywood actor to have made it to the TIME list. With 'Padmaavat', she became the first actress to have entered the Rs 300 crore club with a woman-led film. (AP Photo)
1. Christopher Wylie was the whistleblower who gave The Guardian documents that center around Cambridge Analytica's alleged unauthorized possession of personal private data from some 87 million Facebook user accounts, for the purpose of creating targeted political campaigns for the 2016 US presidential elections. 2. Time named #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, among a group of other prominent female activists who spoke up against sexual assault, dubbed 'the silence breakers', as the Time Person of the Year for 2017. 3. TIME 100 honoree and Kenyan women’s rights activist Nice Nailantei Leng’ete was recognised for her efforts to end female genital mutilation and child marriage. (AP Photos)
(L-R) Cyndi Lauper commended singer Kesha in the historic TIME issue for speaking out against sexual harassment and assault before the #MeToo movement began./ John Mayer praised singer and TIME honoree Shawn Mendes: 'He doesn’t see genre as a barrier, and he regards all of music as an open playing field, which it very much is for someone with his talent..' (AP Photos)
Steven Spielberg in his glowing essay on 'Lady Bird' star Greta Gerwig: 'When Greta has heard your point, her hands flutter up—a pitcher’s wild windup, subverting any indication of the precision and effectiveness of what she’s about to fire back. And for a few stunning seconds, her elder becomes her student.' (AP Photo)
TIME 100 has described dating apps Bumble and Tinder’s co-founder Whitney Wolfe Herd as “a woman who refused to be silenced by men and who is driven to succeed on her own merits.” (AP Photo)
Emmy-award winning actor Sterling K. Brown's feature by Sarah Paulson opens thus: 'I remember the first day I saw him on the set of 'American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson', our eyes meeting from across a re-created D.A.’s office. In an instant it was clear: Sterling had come to play.' (AP Photo)
Lupita Nyong'o wrote a beautiful tribute for Trevor Noah, TIME honoree and host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central: When I think of Trevor Noah, the first image I see is from his brilliant memoir, Born a Crime, of Trevor’s mother throwing him out of a moving vehicle while he’s asleep in order to save his life... (AP Photo)
'Lena Waithe (in picture, left, with girlfriend and film production executive Alana Mayo) won an Emmy for writing while starring on the Netflix show Master of None, but it might be more accurate to call her a Master of Everything', said Kamala Harris on the TIME honoree. (AP Photo)
Aaron Paul describes TIME honoree and 14-year-old 'Stranger Things' actress Millie Bobby Brown (the youngest to feature on the list): 'A wise woman was speaking from her cherubic face. It was like speaking to a future mentor with a perspective and groundedness that I could only have dreamed of at that age...' (AP Photo)
Gay American figure skater Adam Rippin received praise from Cher in her essay on him in the TIME issue: 'All figure skaters are beautiful, but Adam Rippon is different. He isn’t just a beautiful skater. He has humility, grace and an incredible sense of humor.' (AP Photo)
Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey (left), Ronan Farrow's New York Times piece on October 5 and Ronan Farrow (right with mother and actress Mia Farrow)’s New Yorker revelations on October 10 spelled out the beginning of the end for many things regarding sexual harassment in the workplace, including Harvey Weinstein himself, nondisclosure agreements, statutes of limitations and impunity to silence, read the TIME essay. (AP Photos)
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