Apr 30 - The magazine holds its annual Time 100 most influential gala. Alicia Powell reports.
It's party time for Time Magazine's 100 most influential people. The publication celebrated those on their annual list with a gala in New York. The list includes 41 women, the most ever included in the magazine's history, which includes celebrities Beyonce, Miley Cyrus and Carrie Underwood. SOUNDBITE: Carrie Underwood, singer, saying (English): "It feels crazy. I am very blessed, I am very honored. It was such a nice surprise getting that phone call that I was like: 'Can you repeat that? I am going to be on what?' But I know I am a lucky lady and just to be mentioned in 99 other names that are so much more awesome than me - I guess, well yes." Actress Amy Adams says the inclusion made her feel responsible to leave an significant mark in her field. SOUNDBITE: Amy Adams, actress, saying (English): "When I looked at the entire list, I was really overwhelmed to be included and honored and all of that, what you would expect. But I was also, it maybe think about how I can work more in the future to really make an impact outside of entertainment, and these that I am here with tonight are so inspiring in so many ways." Besides entertainers the list includes politicians, scientists, activists and entrepreneurs.