AGE: Kevin, 21; Joe, 19; Nick, 16
OCCUPATION: Musicians, hormone aggregators
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: The New Jersey trio racked up more than $60 million worth of allowance money last year. Plus, they're remarkably scandal-free (we looked).
CON: Teen-pop fans are notoriously fickle they're devotees one day, jaded turncoats the next. And the boys have yet to break through to an adult audience, which could give them treasured credibility.