An Event to Remember

The Time 100 gala brought together heroes and influentials from around the globe

The TIME 100 dinner, which we held May 8 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, is like a TIME 100 issue come to life: eclectic, electric, global. The TIME 100 surveys the most influential people in the world, and we invited those from this year's list, as well as honorees from past years, to join us for an evening of music and tributes, and to mingle with extraordinary people from a range of fields.

Youssou N'Dour, the great Senegalese singer and political activist, started off the evening with a set of remarkable songs, culminating in a lyrical ode to Africa....

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