Beyonce on Time magazine cover of May 5/May 12 2014 issue

This morning (April 24) Time Magazine revealed that the cover star for their 11th annual “Time 100 Most Influential People in the World” issue is Beyonce.

Bey’, just one of several mega stars and polarizing figures to get their own cover for the occasion, is the lone musician to earn a leading spot this year and is placed under the Titans category in the issue.

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“Looking at my daughter in her eyes made me a woman and made me very, very strong,” Beyonce says of her child, Blue Ivy Carter. Watch behind the scenes footage of her Time photo shoot below:

Miley Cyrus and Pharrell Williams also got a little love for their lady-empowering music in a separate piece in the magazine. Read that here.