Beyonce is on the cover of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People issue.

I guess we have to start calling Jay Z Mr. Knowles.

Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.org, wrote a tribute to the singer, praising her for "(raising) her voice both on and offstage to urge women to be independent and lead." Sandberg wrote, "In the past year, Beyoncee has sold out the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour while being a full-time mother. Her secret: hard work, honesty and authenticity. And her answer to the question, 'What would you do if you weren't afraid?' appears to be 'Watch me. I'm about to do it.' Then she adds, 'You can, too.'"

I can sell out my next tour while being a full-time mom?

According to E! News, other notable members from the entertainment world on the Time 100 list include Benedict Cumberbatch, described as an "alarmingly talented English star," late-night "Late Night" host Seth Meyers, Oscar nominee Amy Adams, Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, singer/producer Pharrell Williams, "Scandal" star and mom-to-be Kerry Washington and pop star Miley Cyrus.

No Kardashians? Maybe there is still hope for mankind ...

Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay athlete, also made the list, with a supportive tribute written by Chelsea Clinton. Clinton called her former Stanford classmate "a leader and an inspiration," lauding him for maintaining a sense of "integrity."


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Pope Francis makes the list, too, with President Barack Obama (also on the list) praising His Holiness for "his message of love and inclusion" and having "inspired us all" by example.

The issue hits stands on Friday.

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