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Walters lists most fascinating people of 2010

Barbara Walters interviews teen sensation Justin Bieber backstage at the Izod Arena in New Jersey, for 'Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010.' (Lou Rocco)

November 29, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Justin Bieber, Betty White, Sandra Bullock and LeBron James are among this year's group of "The 10 Most Fascinating People," as listed by Barbara Walters.Sarah Palin, incoming "American Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez, royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton and the cast of MTV's "Jersey Shore" are others who made the cut.

The rest of the list will be unveiled during the ABC News special airing Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 ET.

The 2010 list is Walters' 18th roundup of the most buzzworthy.

One hour before the show airs, Walters is also hosting "Oprah, The Next Chapter," in which she will conduct an in-depth interview with Oprah as the talk show queen readies her new cable network and heads down the home stretch of her daytime show's final season.

"This is an interview about Oprah's life at this turning point," Walters said.

On "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010," Walters delves into the lives of those on the list and also takes time to discuss some of her personal life.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.