The quirky, outspoken rapper-musician was voted the 5th most Influential Man in AskMen.com's fifth annual poll.
In the Top 49 Most Influential survey -- over a half a million online votes were tallied this year -- West beat out actor/renaissance man James Franco (number 7), late night comic Conan O'Brien (12), hip-hop mogul Jay-Z (13), actor-humanitarian George Clooney (18), Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner...and even President Barack Obama, who scored at number 21 this year.
The number-one man on the list? "The Daily Show"'s Jon Stewart. Further down on the list: rapper Eminem at 24, Ben Affleck at 25, actor-singer Justin Timberlake at 33, and Leonardo DiCaprio at number 43. Check out the full Top 49 Most Influential List at AskMen.com.