BET.com asked and an overwhelming 40% of the people picked hip hop mogul Sean (P. Diddy) Combs as BET.com’s 2004 Person of the Year.
Combs coming off of a great year with his starring role on Broadway, his emergence as a political powerbroker, the opening of the first Sean John Clothing store on 5th avenue, and another addition to his film career, filming the prequel to Al Pacino’s “Carlito’s Way”.
Combs beat out Oprah Winfrey, Bill Cosby, Rev. Al Sharpton and Senator Barack Obama to take the honor. His landslide vote as the BET.com Person of the Year showed that the public acknowledges him as some who has been able to overcome obstacles to make a dynamic impact on his community.
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