In addition to Person of the Year, TIME awarded a number of different influential figures, together with Okay-pop group BTS and Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James.
The boy band was named Entertainer of the Year, a lot to the delight of RM, 26; Jin, 28; Suga, 27; J-Hope, 26; Jimin, 25; V, 24; and Jung Kook‘s, 23, thousands and thousands of followers. They spoke to TIME concerning the honor, with Suga telling the journal, “There are times when I’m still taken aback by all the unimaginable things that are happening. But I ask myself, ‘Who’s going to do this, if not us?'”
As for LeBron, he was declared Athlete of the Year. The journal acknowledged his accomplishments on and off the court docket, highlighting his nonprofit More Than a Vote and the I Promise School.