Sheryl Sandberg, Taylor Swift Among Fortune's 2015 Most Powerful Women

Sheryl Sandberg, Taylor Swift Among <em>Fortune</em>'s 2015 Most Powerful Women
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Fortune has just released its list of the 2015's Most Powerful Women, which includes debuts from 11 executives and a bonus appearance from Taylor Swift at No. 51. The 18th annual list, which has plenty of changes from last year's roundup, ranks Facebook COO and author of Lean In Sheryl Sandberg (above, right) at No. 8, while the top prize goes to General Motors CEO Mary Barra. According to the magazine, Swift (a 2015 InStyle Social Media Awards nominee) gets a special spot on the list in part for "her industry clout," shifting "the power dynamic back toward the artists," and being "an increasingly vocal advocate for female empowerment."

Looking for some motivation? Consider this: The 27 CEOs on the list collectively control one trillion dollars in stock market value.

See the top 10 below and view the full list at

1. Mary Barra – CEO at General Motors
2. Indra NooyiCEO and Chairman at PepsiCo
3. Ginni RomettyCEO, Chairman, and President at IBM
4. Marillyn HewsonChairman, CEO and President at Lockheed Martin
5. Ellen KullmanCEO and Chairman at DuPont
6. Abigail JohnsonCEO and President at Fidelity Investments
7. Meg WhitmanCEO, Chairman, and President at Hewlett-Packard
8. Sheryl SandbergCOO at Facebook
9. Irene RosenfeldChairman and CEO at Mondelez International
10. Phebe NovakovicCEO and Chairman at General Dynamics

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