NEW YORK - TIME magazine has revealed the 10 finalists for its "Person of the Year" award.

Singer Miley Cyrus made this year’s list, along with controversial Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, NSA leaker Edward Snowden and Pope Francis, the new leader of the Catholic church.

President Barack Obama, last year's winner of the title, is a finalist again.

The rest include President of Syria Bashar Assad, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and gay rights activist Edith Windsor.