It's a decision which has split opinion just as the U.S. presidential election did.
US President-elect Donald Trump was named by Time magazine as its Person of the Year 2016 for his stunning upset victory in the US Presidential election.
But there was little surprise when Mr Trump was chosen to receive the prestigious title and feature on the famous Time front page photo.
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Gibbs said TIME awards the "Person of the Year" title to one who has had the greatest influence on events "for better or worse". It means a lot, especially me growing up reading Time magazine.
The announcement was made by Time editor-in-chief Nancy Gibbs on "Today", the NBC morning show broadcast from NY, the manner in which the magazine has made public its yearly pick for the past decade.
"For reminding America that demagoguery feeds on despair and that truth is only as powerful as the trust in those who speak it, for empowering a hidden electorate by mainstreaming its furies and live-streaming its fears, and for framing tomorrow's political culture by demolishing yesterday's, Donald Trump is TIME's 2016 Person of the Year".
In an interview with NBC, Trump called the cover "a great honor", but took issue with the "Divided States of America" tagline. Followers of Nigerian "Prophet" T.B. Joshua have been quick to recall that in his controversial prophecy about the United States elections, the cleric actually declared Trump would be the recipient of such an award.