Taylor Swift is named TIME's Person of the Year for 2023.
Sam Jacobs, the Editor-in-Chief of TIME, argues that "The [TIME Person of the Year] has generally been a ruler over traditional areas of authority.
A politician or a giant of industry is frequently the culprit.
In spite of this, the individual whose unique influence was revealed throughout the entirety year 2023 has never held any of these responsibilities, or anything even substantially like to them.
A significant portion of what Swift accomplished in 2023 is beyond being quantified.
She committed to validating the dreams, feelings, and experiences of people, particularly women,
who felt that they were being disregarded and often underestimated.
She sketched out her journey and shared the results with the world.
Jacobs continues by saying "For building a world of her own that made a place for so many,