Media Stop Taraji P. Henson Graces 2024 TIME100 Cover - Courtesy of Time:Time100

Published on April 17th, 2024 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


Taraji P. Henson Graces 2024 TIME100 Cover: A Closer Look at the Star-Studded Lineup

Today, TIME Magazine’s much-anticipated 2024 TIME100 issue hit the shelves, and one of this year’s cover stars is the talented and amazing Taraji P. Henson. Adding to the excitement, singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige pens a compelling write-up on Henson, offering readers an intimate glimpse into the actor’s journey to success. The issue has 4 worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME100. You can see the full list here. From powerhouse women to global leaders, Time is shining a spotlight on the diverse voices shaping our world.

In this featured article highlight provided by Time, singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige writes: “Even before I knew her, I already felt like Taraji P. Henson was my friend. She was an actor I loved to watch, and I always felt like I could relate to her because she perfectly embodied who we are as women. I couldn’t wait to meet her. And when I finally did, it was on and popping from there. Taraji fit right into my crew.” Read the full feature article here.

Taraji P. Henson Graces 2024 TIME100 Cover - Courtesy of Time:Time100

Taraji P. Henson is Part of a Powerful Cover Lineup

Meet the game-changers! The issue has 4 worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME100. Dua Lipa, Patrick Mahomes, and Yulia Navalnaya are also in the spotlight in this issue of TIME Magazine’s annual TIME100 list, honoring the world’s biggest influencers.

Four TIME100 Covers

From Dua Lipa’s fierce pose to Patrick Mahomes’ winning smile, here’s a glimpse of the covers everyone’s talking about.

Insider Insights from the Editor

Curious about how influence works? Hear from TIME Editor-in-Chief Sam Jacobs as he shares his take on the movers and shakers of 2024. This is an excerpt of his letter to readers provided by Time in a press document, “Influence, we know, is complex: it can be for better and for worse, it can span generations, categories, and perspectives…Now in our 101st year, TIME continues to evolve. Today, we convene our TIME100 community across the globe, with events spanning 12 cities and four continents…. TIME100 is an unparalleled way for us to tell essential stories about the people and ideas that shape and improve the world.” Read the full letter on

Exclusive Chats and Shout-outs

Other notable writers include Kamala Harris, Amy Poehler, Padma Lakshmi, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Anderson Cooper, Ashton Kutcher, Anthony Fauci, Zoe Saldaña, Tarana Burke, Salma Hayek, Lenny Kravitz, and more.

Mark Your Calendar: May 12th, 2024 TIME100 Summit and Gala

Save the date for the ultimate celebration! Rub elbows with stars like Selena Gomez, Elliot Page, and Jane Fonda. TIME is set to host its annual TIME100 Gala to Celebrate the List; Taraji P. Henson will host, and there will be special musical performances from Dua Lipa and Fantasia Barrino on April 25 in NYC.

TIME Studios and ABC will invite viewers inside the gala with “TIME100: The World’s Most Influential People,” Airing Sunday, May 12 at 10/9c on ABC and Next Day on Hulu.

Join the celebration as Time raises a toast to the influencers shaping our world. Don’t miss out on the excitement with TIME Magazine’s 2024 TIME100 cover!


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