Lady Gaga, LeBron James, the Chilean Miners, and 22 Other Candidates for 'Time' Magazine Person of the Year

Time magazine has released the names of the 25 finalists for its annual person of the year award, and the list is ... eclectic. Nominees include Lady Gaga, LeBron James, the Chilean miners, Sarah Palin, and "The Unemployed American." Readers can vote for which candidate they'd like to see win, but:

TIME's editors who choose the actual Person of the Year reserve the right to disagree

See the full list at Time. Browse past People of the Year here.
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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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