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Nicki Minaj, Idris Elba, Kendrick Lamar Stars make Time's '100 Most Influential People' List

These stars haven't relied on their talents alone to get the fans' attention at their concerts but are also using their celebrity status to change the world through humanitarian duties.

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Nicki Minaj, Idris Elba, Charlize Theron make Time 100 Most Influential People 2016 List

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Nicki Minaj, Idris Elba, Kendrick Lamar, Charlize Theron are some of the stars who made Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People List of 2016.

The prestigious list was released  Thursday, April 21 and has gotten the social media world talking.

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Nicki Minaj

(Timemagazine)

 

Nicki Minaj makes the icon's category for her rapping skills and how she's influenced younger girls with her "work ethic". Actor Leonardo DiCaprio also makes this list for being a "real" and limitless" talent but also for his great works in promoting climate change around the world.

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Idris Elba looking confident

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Stars who make the artist category include, Taraji P. Henson for being "fiercely loyal" and Idris Elba for being such a diligent actor. South African actress Charlize Theron also makes the cut for not only a discipline actor but has also used her  "Charlize Theron Outreach Project" for help prevent young Africans from HIV/AIDS for nine years.

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Stephen Curry

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Sportsmen and women like Usain Bolt, Lewis Hamilton, Rhonda Reus, Stephen Curry and Jordan Spieth also got mentioned with the shocking absence of football stars like Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Check out the full list below:

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