Miley Cyrus finalist for TIME magazines Person of the Year
10 Dec 2013
Miley Cyrus has twerked her way onto the list of finalists for TIME’s Person of the Year award.
TIME magazine released their list for the Person of the Year 2013 on Monday with Miley Cyrus ranking amongst Pope Francis, Barack Obama and Edward Snowden.
TIME magazine’s award started in 1927 and is a way for TIME’s editors to honour who they think has been the most influential in the news this year.
The magazine also allows people to vote for their winner with an online poll prior to the shortlist. This year, Egypt’s General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi topped the poll with 26.2% of votes, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish Prime Minister, came second with 20.8% and Miley came in third place with 16.3%.
Full list of TIME’s shortlist:
Bashar Assad, President of Syria
Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder
Ted Cruz, Texas Senator
Miley Cyrus, Singer
Pope Francis, Leader of the Catholic Church
Barack Obama, President of the United States
Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Edward Snowden, N.S.A. Leaker
Edith Windsor, Gay rights activist
The winner of the Person of the Year 2013 award will be announced on Wednesday 11 December.
The singer, Miley Cyrus, has hit the headlines numerous times this year for her sexualised, out there performances and smoking weed.
The TIME person of the Year award goes to the person who influenced the news the most – whether that’s in a good or bad way.
Miley Cyrus released her album Bangerz, which included the hits Wrecking Ball and We Can’t Stop, earlier this year. Miley Cyrus released the news this week that she will be bringing her Bangerz tour to the UK in 2014.