Donald Trump shares a laugh on the campaign trail
Donald Trump shares a laugh on the campaign trail Reuters

President-elect Donald Trump was voted TIME magazine's Person Of The Year for 2016 Last year, Trump was also a candidate for the title but was beaten by Angela Merkel.

Mr Trump told NBC's Today show shortly after the announcement it was a "great honor" which "meant a lot" to him.

He was chosen from a shortlist that included Mrs Clinton and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Clinton placed second in the selection, one described by the magazine's managing editor Nancy Gibbs as "straightforward".