OSCAR-winning actor Jamie Foxx has arrived on TIME MAGAZINE's list of the world's most influential people, alongside US President George W Bush and lifestyle guru Martha Stewart.

Hailing from 31 different countries, and including rappers, designers, world leaders and a tsunami survivor, the listed newsmakers have shaped the world in some way, according to the magazine's editors.

Those named were profiled by people who have themselves been in the spotlight.

Director Oliver Stone praises RAY star Foxx; property tycoon Donald Trump weighs in on fellow mogul Stewart; while Sean Penn calls Clint Eastwood "cinema's Mount Rushmore".

Others honoured on the list include talk show host Oprah Winfrey, OSCAR-winning actress Hilary Swank and rap star Jay-Z.

11/04/2005 02:58