ISIS leader included in Top 8 Nominees for 2015 Person of the Year

The eight final contenders were shortlisted in hundreds of candidates to be the lone winner of TIME Magazines's Person of the Year 2015.

The list was chosen by editors of the prestigious TIME Magazine and was revealed on national television at NBC Today show, last Monday, December 7, 2015.

1. Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

The leader of ISIS has inspired thousands of followers by radicalizing them to fight in his self-declared caliphate of Iraq and Syria. Further, they also are responsible for igniting terror attacks in nearby countries such as Tunisia and France.

2. Black Lives Matter Activists

They are activists who protests inequality towards many African Americans which they believed the law enforcement have maltreated them.

3. Caitlyn Jenner

Her coming out as a proud transgender woman ignited tantamount amount of conversations with regard to gender identity and several issues concerning equality among the LGBT community.

4. Travis Kalanick

He is the CEO of the famous car-hailing company, Uber. However, plenty have criticized it about the downside of the sharing economy.

5. Angela Merkel

She is German Chancellor which gained enormous criticisms with major news happenings in Europe especially the economic strife in the Eurozone and the migrant problems in the continent.

6. Vladimir Putin

The Russian president has time and again defied Western sanctions with his powerful military activities in countries like Ukraine and play a vital role in the war against ISIS.

7. Hassan Rouhani

The Iranian president wants to get his beloved country of Iran out of pariah status and work out to improve the state's economy by pursuing a nuclear deal with Western countries.

8. Donald Trump

This multi-billionaire man made himself a front runner in the Republican presidential bid and started to convey numerous plans for their party's future.

The 2015 Person of the Year will be revealed on the Tonight Show on NBC. The public is encourage to vote on the person they want to win.