- The TIME 100 features often-surprising pairings of the honorees and the guest contributors TIME selects to write about them, such as Sheryl Sandberg on Beyoncé, Hillary Clinton on John Kerry, Justin Timberlake on Pharrell Williams and Valerie Jarrett on Kerry Washington.
- "Late Night" host Seth Meyers gave the comedic performance at the 2014 TIME 100 Gala and both Pharrell and Carrie Underwood performed.
- Attendees of the 2014 gala included Amy Adams, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Gov. Scott Walker, Alfonso Cuarón, Christy Turlington Burns and Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
- In 2013, TIME hosted its first-ever TIME 100 London event and in September 2014 the first-ever TIME 100 Asia will take place in Hong Kong.
The TIME 100 is TIME’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The TIME 100 Gala celebrates the list and gathers leaders in politics, business, philanthropy, technology, culture, sports and science.
A RECORD 41 WOMEN WERE ON THE 2014 TIME 100 LIST. MORE THAN 60 FORMER AND CURRENT TIME 100 HONOREES ATTENDED THE 2014 TIME 100 GALA