Forbes once again names Glenn one the most powerful celebrities - See who he beat out

On Monday, Forbes released its annual “Celebrity 100” list ranking the world’s “most powerful celebrities.” You may recall Glenn came at number 34 on the list last year. This year he is ranked 39th in the world, coming in ahead of future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, and late night host Jimmy Fallon among others.

Forbes describes Glenn as a “personality” based in television, but it does highlight his ever-growing media empire:

The ubiquitous right-winger keeps raking in profits from The Blaze, his hugely successful video and news site which features conservative-leaning content available online. The Blaze is also now on Dish Network following Beck's 2012 campaign to bring his programming to TV screens. He makes a small fortune annually from his publishing imprint Mercury Ink, which he owns in partnership with Simon & Schuster, and his eponymous syndicated radio show.

Pop star Beyoncé topped this year’s list with estimated earnings of $115 million. NBA star LeBron James, music mogul Dr. Dre, and TV personalities Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres round out the top five. Radio hosts like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity came in at numbers 59 and 86 respectively.

Check out the entire list HERE.

Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

Watch the video below to hear the conversation:

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

Watch a clip from the full interview with Matthew Yglesias below:


Find the full podcast on Glenn's YouTube channel or on Blaze Media's podcast network.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

Watch the video clip below for details:


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