Taylor Swift and ‘Barbie’ Join King Charles III for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2023 Race

Published 12/04/2023, 11:47 AM EST

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The world is one continuous sphere of movement. Each action has a reciprocation and every retaliation thus has an underlying cause. The ones who pull the strings or have the necessary influence for it demand to be recognized. Since 1927, Times Magazine has taken on this task to single out the whos and who of the world. Come 2023’s farewell, the list has once again received an update and several new entrants have joined the scene. Showcasing remarkable prowess, however, is Taylor Swift, who can now boast of an achievement of a lifetime.

The ‘Wildest Dreams’ singer is mere inches away from cementing herself as one of the key figures not only in music but also the modern reality itself.

Taylor Swift marks herself as a contender for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

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It is official! A beautiful unison between entertainment, music, politics, sports, and even fourth-wall-breaking fictionality has taken place right in front of the eyes. Thanks to her incredibly dominating show at the MTV VMAs as well as a balancing act to the US economy with the massively grossing, Eras Tour concert, Taylor Swift stands to compete against many other heavyweights to be named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2023. Joining her for the coveted spot is Greta Gerwig’s billion-dollar club entrant, Barbie.

The list also expanded further to include political and leading figures including King Charles III, and Open AI CEO Sam Altman. The individual or a group who has had the most impact in this year, wins. Undeniably, both of entertainment’s lovebirds in the forms of Swift and Barbie stand as formidable opponents as a direct result of the many memories and eye-openers they served respectively as well as collectively on their own terms.

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Rightfully so, the ‘Wildest Dreams’ singer put on a musical fiesta that still has several months of action ahead.

How The Eras Tour and its concert film propelled the singer to massive heights

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One fateful day on March 17, 2023, in Glendale, Arizona, Taylor Swift would go on to launch a concert tour that now stands poised to dethrone Elton John for the highest-grossing ever. Spanning over continents, the Eras Tour concerts showcased the behemoth fan following for the singer. An average of 72,000 people gathered on each show so far across the Americas.

Vast swathes of shows still in the tow, the entire tour should bring in an estimated $4.1 billion. In the meantime, its concert film, The Eras Tour went on to script a history of its own with a $250 million collection so far. Thanks to her recent accomplishments, the billionaire singer now has another feather in her radiant hat.

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What are your thoughts on Taylor Swift competing for the coveted title? Let us know in the comments below.

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Imteshal Karim

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Imteshal Karim is a Hollywood News reporter at NetflixJunkie. With a penchant for writing in multiple forms, he is a published writer with his works published in anthologies. A star at his college’s writing competitions, he loves telling a good story and hopes to tell impactful ones about the unexplored side of the Entertainment industry.

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