Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010


Age: 28
Occupation: Entertainer
Previous TIME 100 Appearances: 1

Just mention her hit song "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)," and the catchy anthem will get stuck in your head for at least a week. But Beyoncé is more than robot gloves and killer dance moves. If Taylor Swift is the new girl in town and Lady Gaga is pushing artistic boundaries, Beyoncé has become the star by which all others are judged.