Rolling Stone's 100 People Who Are Changing America [March 2009]

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This Category is Ranked. Sort by Ranking Based on Votes by clicking on Vote Ranking. Sort by the Collection's Ranking by clicking on List Ranking.

Vote RankingList Ranking  

10

1

Barack Obama

U.S. President

57.53% (653 of 1135 votes)

9

2

Google

Internet Website

61.00% (183 of 300 votes)

32

3

Steve Jobs

Computer Tech

0% (0 of 1 votes)

31

4

Bono

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

20

5

Stephen Colbert

Comedian

47.06% (32 of 68 votes)

30

5

Jon Stewart

Comedian

24.14% (56 of 232 votes)

59

6

Henry Waxman

U.S. Congressman

0% (0 of 2 votes)

8

7

Kanye West

Vocalist

69.86% (707 of 1012 votes)

24

8

Tina Fey

Comedienne

38.17% (50 of 131 votes)

54

9

Rahm Emanuel

Politician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

14

10

Arianna Huffington

Commentator

53.85% (21 of 39 votes)

55

11

M.I.A.

Vocalist

0% (0 of 2 votes)

16

12

Paul Krugman

Commentator

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

44

13

Shigeru Miyamoto

Inventor

0% (0 of 0 votes)

56

14

Judd Apatow

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

13

18

Al Gore

U.S. Vice President

55.56% (15 of 27 votes)

28

19

Lil' Wayne

Vocalist

37.04% (20 of 54 votes)

35

21

Naomi Klein

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

15

22

Rachel Maddow

Commentator

51.70% (137 of 265 votes)

3

23

Sacha Baron Cohen

Comedian

100% (10 of 10 votes)

39

24

Steven Chu

Scientist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

5

25

Mark Zuckerberg

Entrepreneur

100% (22 of 22 votes)

21

26

Bill Gates

Computer Tech

45.45% (30 of 66 votes)

53

27

Arcade Fire

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

18

28

Sean Penn

Actor

50.0% (6 of 12 votes)

12

29

Jeff Bezos

Entrepreneur

55.73% (141 of 253 votes)

42

30

Radiohead

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

4

34

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Attorney

100% (3 of 3 votes)

25

38

Will Ferrell

Comedian

37.58% (56 of 149 votes)

1

39

Samantha Power

Diplomat

100% (10 of 10 votes)

7

41

Michael Moore

Filmmaker

90.0% (18 of 20 votes)

46

42

Brian Eno

Composer

0% (0 of 2 votes)

33

46

Trent Reznor

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

37

48

Danger Mouse

Music Producer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

48

49

Dave Eggers

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

26

51

Kate Winslet

Actress

37.50% (6 of 16 votes)

22

52

LeBron James

Basketball Player

42.65% (238 of 558 votes)

45

57

Cornel West

Philosopher

0% (0 of 0 votes)

2

59

James Cameron

Filmmaker

100% (3 of 3 votes)

19

61

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor

48.00% (48 of 100 votes)

47

62

Danny Boyle (Director)

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

27

64

Anderson Cooper

Commentator

37.50% (15 of 40 votes)

17

65

Andy Samberg

Comedian

50.0% (6 of 12 votes)

51

67

J.J. Abrams

Producer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

50

70

Josh Schwartz

Producer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

40

72

Banksy

Artist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

34

75

Marc Jacobs

Designer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

6

79

Neil Young

Vocalist

94.44% (17 of 18 votes)

43

80

Jack White

Musician

0% (0 of 2 votes)

38

82

Melanie Sloan

Advocate

0% (0 of 0 votes)

52

84

Will Wright

Inventor

0% (0 of 1 votes)

41

85

Paul Thomas (P.T.) Anderson

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

23

86

Elon Musk

Entrepreneur

38.98% (221 of 567 votes)

36

89

Van Jones

Politician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

57

91

Nate Silver

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

49

92

Alfonso Cuaron

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

58

97

Shepard Fairey

Artist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

29

98

Arne Duncan

Politician

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

11

100

Taylor Swift

Vocalist

55.81% (24 of 43 votes)