The Celebrity: Eminem
Why He Should Have Been Included: He had his second album certified diamond (10 million albums sold) recently, he released a song ("Love The Way You Lie") that touched on domestic violence in a very real way, he made a killing at the Grammys, and he demonstrated an all-around maturity this year that many people didn't think they'd ever see from Slim Shady. Basically, he had one of the best years of his career and he should have been recognized for that.
What He Can Do To Make Sure He Makes It Next Year: Short of putting out another super-successful album, we're not sure what else Slim can do to get the attention of TIME. All we know is that this year above any saw him do things that warranted a spot on the list.