TIME magazine is currently polling for who should be its Person of the Year in 2015, with a wide selection of world leaders, entertainment luminaries, and business giants. With so many momentous stories in news, business, and entertainment this year, the people's choice for TIME magazine Person of the Year 2015 is sure to be someone who made a tremendous impact on the news.
As with all other years, TIME's Person of the Year for 2015 isn't necessarily the best person. After all, this is a title Adolf Hitler received multiple times. Instead, this title goes to the most newsworthy person, someone who made the news orbit around them and set the tone for everyone else. This is a person who dominated the headlines, for better or worse, and without whom 2015 would be inconceivable.Here's your chance to vote up the people you think should be the TIME Person of the Year in 2015, or vote down the notable individuals you think aren't worthy.
- 1voting closed at #1
Paris Attack VictimsThe world rallied in their memory after the terrorism acts that killed them.
- 2voting closed at #2Age: 64International Monetary Fund head.
- 3voting closed at #3Age: 59CEO of Apple, continuing the legacy of Steve Jobs.
- 4voting closed at #4Age: 49CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, revolutionizing automotive and space travel.
- 5voting closed at #5
The World War II VeteranDwindling in numbers, these members of the Greatest Generation are still showing greatness 70 years after the war's end.
- 6voting closed at #6Age: 70Prime Minister of India.
- 7voting closed at #7Age: 67Priemier of China.
- 8voting closed at #8Age: 66Prime Minister of France, dealing with the fallout of the November Paris attacks.
- 9voting closed at #9Age: 61NFL Commissioner, seen as the most powerful person in sports.
- 10voting closed at #10Age: 56CBS late-night host whose show is a must for political candidates.
- 11voting closed at #11Age: 38First African-American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre.
- 12voting closed at #12Age: 71President of Iran and key figure in the Iran nuclear deal.
- 13voting closed at #13Age: 39Tennis star who won all four majors in 2015.
- 14voting closed at #14Age: 77New President of Nigeria, who turned the tide against Boko Haram.
- 15voting closed at #15Age: 67President of Russia, and one of the world's chief geopolitical antagonists.
- 16voting closed at #16Age: 48Newly-appointed Google CEO.
- 17voting closed at #17Age: 56Salesforce CEO and crusader for equal pay in the tech industry.
- 18voting closed at #18
Charles and David KochInfluential Republican donors and kingmakers.
- 19voting closed at #19Age: 55Emmy-winning star of "How to Get Away With Murder."
- 20voting closed at #20Age: 62Embattled Planned Parenthood CEO.
- 21voting closed at #21Age: 55Harry Potter author who announced the newest story in the saga, a two-part Harry Potter play.
- 22voting closed at #22Age: 55Syrian president and leading figure in the Syrian Civil War.
- 23voting closed at #23Age: 62Univision anchor who clashed with Donald Trump.
- 24Age: 35
- 25voting closed at #25Age: 23Young Pakistani human rights advocate.