The piece on the 32-year-old performer was written by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg, who praised Beyonce for "[raising] her voice both on- and offstage to urge women to be independent and lead."
Other celebrity nominees include English actor Benedict Cumberbatch, Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, Scandal star Kerry Washington, Academy Award nominees Amy Adams and Pharrell Williams and pop star Miley Cyrus.
You can check out a full list of Time's "100 Most Influential People" here or wait until the magazine hits stands on Friday.
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