People Of The Year

NME People Of The Year 2016: Kanye West

Who: Hip-hop’s 39-year-old enfant terrible Why: At the MTV VMAs in August, Kanye was given four minutes of airtime to introduce his new video for ‘Fade’....

NME People Of The Year 2016: Beyoncé

Who: One half of music’s ultimate power couple and arguably the world’s biggest solo artist Why: Beyoncé had an incredible year even by her own...

NME People Of The Year 2016: Millie Bobby Brown

Who: Eleven Why: As the Eggo-loving ‘science experiment with a heart’ star of Stranger Things, Millie Bobby Brown uttered 
a mere 246 words across eight...

NME People Of The Year 2016: Pikachu

Who: Yeah, he’s not a person. The cute electric rodent is merely symbolising something much bigger than himself (even after metamorphosis into Raichu following exposure...

NME People Of The Year 2016: Skepta

Who: Tottenham-raised grime icon Why: Grime’s storming comeback was the big British music story of 2016, and scene veteran Skepta was the face and focal...

NME People Of The Year 2016: Margot Robbie

Who: Star of blockbusters Suicide Squad and The Legend Of Tarzan Why: This was the year Margot Robbie capitalised on the ‘next big thing’ heat she gained...
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