TIME Reveals the 2022 TIME100 Next List of the World’s Rising Stars

Keke Palmer to Host and SZA to Perform at the 2022 TIME100 Next Event in New York City on October 25th.
TIME100 Next 2022

Today, TIME reveals the 2022 TIME100 Next list recognizing the 100 emerging leaders from around the world who are shaping the future and defining the next generation of leadership.

The 2022 TIME100 Next issue has four worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the list: singer SZA, actor Sydney Sweeney, actor Keke Palmer, and conservationist Farwiza Farhan.

Like the annual list of the TIME100 most influential people in the world, the TIME100 Next list features surprising pairings of the list members and guest contributors TIME selects to write about them. The third annual list includes: Lizzo on SZAMaude Apatow on Sydney SweeneyQueen Latifah on Keke PalmerJimmy Fallon on Jack HarlowCharli D’Amelio on Khaby LameAvril Lavigne on Machine Gun KellyElizabeth Warren on Wally AdeyemoAllyson Felix on Maria TaylorMichael B. Jordan on Jonathan MajorsJustin Timberlake on Ja MorantRyan Reynolds on Joe AlwynQuinta Brunson on Ayo EdebiriHillary Rodham Clinton on Amanda Litman and Ross Morales RockettoTelfar Clemens on Raul Lopez and more. 

See the 2022 TIME100 Next full list, tributes, videos and photos: https://bit.ly/3CgD5Kb
See all four TIME100 Next covers: https://bit.ly/3y0HHl3

Of the rising stars and changemakers on the 2022 list, TIME editor in chief and CEO Edward Felsenthal writes: “Real change requires urgency and the determination to respond with speed to global challenges such as the climate crisis. The leaders featured on this year’s TIME100 Next list have demonstrated that spirit. They are shaping our world—and demanding we join them.”

“The individuals on this year’s TIME100 Next are blazing new trails in science, technology, entertainment, business, activism, philanthropy, and more, and their influence will change our world in extraordinary ways,” says editorial director of the TIME100 Dan Macsai.

On October 25, TIME will host the second annual TIME100 Next event to celebrate the individuals spotlighted on the 2022 list. The event, which will take place at SECOND Floor in New York City, will be hosted by Keke Palmer and will feature a special musical performance by SZA, honorary tributes from members of this year’s list, remarks from TIME editor-in-chief and CEO Edward Felsenthal and much more. The 2022 TIME100 Next event is presented by signature partner Booking.com and supporting partners Glenfiddich and HSBC.


All four 2022 TIME100 Next covers feature women. Additional women featured on this year’s list include:  Lily CollinsJennette McCurdyTrinity RodmanElizabeth WathutiHannah DavisFrancia Márquez MinaAnnalena BaerbockAyo EdebiriIfeoma Ozoma, Simone Ashley and more.

The 2022 TIME100 Next list features several U.S. political figures including: Chris MurphyWally AdeyemoMichelle WuSpencer CoxMattie Parker and Cassidy Hutchinson.

More than 15 people on the list are leaders who are working to advocate for and expedite climate action and solutions: Bogolo Kenewendo, Luisa Neubauer, Leah Stokes, Elizabeth Wathuti, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher and more.

Athletes featured on the 2022 TIME100 Next list include: Carlos AlcarazErriyon KnightonSam KerrJa Morant and Trinity Rodman.

Artists, entertainers and storytellers creating impactful work that are spotlighted on this year’s list include: SZASydney SweeneyKeke PalmerMachine Gun KellyJoe AlwynAyo EdebiriRina SawayamaTaylor TomlinsonJack HarlowLily CollinsFinneasSadie Sink and more.

While the TIME100 Next list has no age limits, the youngest person on the 2022 list is Ilia Malinin, age 17.

See the complete 2021 TIME100 Next list: time.com/next

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