NEW YORK, NY Thursday Aug.11.2005 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Fortune Magazine has named Will Smith and Jay-Z among the Most Influential People of Color.

The current August issue of the magazine focuses on diversity and includes a list of the most influential people of color including Smith and Jay-Z.

P. Diddy, Russell Simmons and Wynton Marsalis are other artists making the list.

The list does not reflect any particular order but instead provides a breakdown of the influential persons by categories including "Artists In Residence," "Entrepreneurs," "Hitmakers" and more.

Some other noteable African Americans on the Diversity 2005: Most Influential list are Oprah Winfrey, Earving "Magic" Johnson, and BET President Debra L. Lee.

The August issue of Fortune Magazine is on newsstands now.

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