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Kanye West, Misty Copeland Named TIME's 100

TIME Influential 100 named 16 black artists, politicians and advocates.
Kanye West and Misty Copeland
Kanye West and Misty CopelandReuters; Seiko Corporation
/ Source: NBC News

TIME's annual 100 Influential list came out Thursday afternoon, naming 16 black artists, political leaders and power players. Rapper Kanye West and ballerina Misty Copeland are featured on two separate covers. Actor Bradley Cooper, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Mexican-American journalist, Jorge Ramos also received cover status.

Other honorees include President Barack Obama, director and 'Empire' creator, Lee Daniels, funnyman Kevin Hart, Laverne Cox from 'Orange Is the New Black' and Dr. Jerry Brown.

The list is split into five categories: Titans, Pioneers, Artists, Leaders and Icons.

A full list can be seen here.

-- Charise Frazier