Ever since the 14th season of American Idol came up, the American pop scene has never been the same again, all thanks to the youngest heartthrob of the show Daniel Seavey. So whether it is Paula Abdul's ˜Straight Up' or Ed Sheeran's ˜Thinking Out Loud' or even ˜I See Fire', Seavey in his early weeks in the reality show demonstrated how skilled and multitalented he is. His musical abilities have taken him far and how. Today, apart from being a television and a social media star, he along with his band members of ˜Why Don't We' is dominating the pop music with the chartbusting numbers. What falls in Seavey's favour is his remarkable talent at such a young age. When boys of his age hardly even thought of what career to pick ahead, Daniel Seavey had not only made a firm choice but was working hard to turn it into a professional success.
American rapper, songwriter and musician, Quavious Keyate Marshall, better recognised by his stage name ˜Quavo' is the co-founder of the popular hip-hop/ rap group ˜Migos'. Along with Kirshnik (Takeoff) and Kiari (Offset), Quavo has released singles that have topped at the US music charts. The trio's debut single ˜Versace' made it to the U.S. billboard 100 and had music artists such as Drake and Justin Bieber gushing over the song on their social media accounts. Canadian rapper Drake went on to create a remix version of the song with the rap group. Quavo began his career in 2013, and has continued to belt out one hit after another with his latest single ˜Bad and Boujee' topping the U.S. Billboard chart. As a teenager Quavo had dreams of making it to the helm of the hip hop industry, and since the launch of his career, he has received success in each enterprise. He is currently managed by ˜Coach K' and has collaborated with producers such as Zaytoven and Murda Beatz. The rapper has often found himself and his group members in controversies either pertaining to illicit possession of drugs or inciting a riot. However, he hasn't let these charges come in the way of his success.
Gabriel Mathis is a young celebrity who is gradually becoming a huge hit on various channels of social media. He is particularly popular for his ˜YouTube' challenges, vlogs and live streams on YouNow. For those who haven't stumbled upon his channel or live streams yet, this is your cue to check it out. On watching his videos, it is evident that he is full of energy and optimism, which he graciously spreads to his fans. There is something about YouTubers with a funny bone, who go on to win the love of the numerous followers on their channel, and Gabriel Mathis is one of them. From captivating over 65,000 followers within his first 6 months of joining 'YouNow', Mathis gained instant popularity for his incredible knack of creating funny and relatable content. Needless to say, his channel is considered ˜pretty epic' by the YouTube and YouNow audience.
While most famous singers develop a fan-base after releasing their music, Benjamin Lasnier became a singer after he already had a huge fan base. Coming from a family with no background in music, Benjamin knew that he needed to take a different approach to achieve his big dreams. When he became famous on Instagram after starting to post selfies, he decided to strengthen his social media fan-base before introducing to them ˜Benjamin the Singer'. Initially starting with Instagram, he gradually moved to other social media platforms like Twitter and YouTube, and soon gained popularity on each platform. In 2013, he inched closer to his dream of becoming a singer when he was offered a record deal by Sony Music, Denmark. However, he was unable to record any single with Sony even after months. He then collaborated with Swedish talent scout Peter Swartling and released his first single ˜You've Got My Number' in December 2014. Gaining popularity as the ˜Danish Justin Bieber', he has since then released a number of singles including ˜Everythang', ˜Chill with You', ˜Reckless Love' and ˜Love You Out Loud'. In 2016, Benjamin won the MTV Europe Music Awards for ˜Best Danish Act'.
The R&B singer who gave to the music world super hits like ˜How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)' and ˜I Heard It Through the Grapevine', Marvin Gaye was the man who gave a specific shape to the Motown Records. Aptly called the ˜Prince of Motown', he redefined the way soul music was created during the 1970s. The highly talented musician had been blessed with a golden voice and an uncanny sense of song-writing. His love for music started from a young age when he started singing in his father's church choir as a three year old. As a small boy he had a horrible childhood and endured a great deal of abuse at the hands of his father. He was repeatedly beaten up and tortured by the very man who was supposed to have taken care of him and provided him a stable home. Tired of the physical and emotional torture, he sought solace in music. He sang and also learned to play the drums and piano. At the age of 14 he decided to run away from home unable to take it any longer. Thus, he arrived at the music world and left it much richer than he had found it.
Sophie Reynolds is an American actress, best known for her role in the ˜Disney XD' series ˜Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything.' She appeared as ˜Ashley Parker,' a high school student who loves to play video games. She is a trained ballet, hip hop, contemporary, jazz, and tap dancer. She is also a member of ˜immaBEAST' dance troupe. Apart from her film appearances, she has also lent her voice in the hit animated show ˜Big Hero 6: The Series.' Her most recent appearance came in the web series ˜Youth & Consequence' (2018). Sophie plays ˜Plain Jane' in the comedy-drama series that airs on ˜YouTube Red.'
Pop culture enthusiast who found the most success on his YouTube channel with "Hidden Easter Egg" videos, in which he points out hidden story clues within Disney Pixar films. He has racked up more than 250,000 subscribers, and he's had several videos surpass the 1 million views threshold.
Yung Joc, born as Jasiel Amon Robinson, is a popular rapper from America. He is best known for his singles ˜It's Goin' Down', ˜Coffee Shop' and ˜I Know You See It'. He is also famous for releasing the popular albums named ˜New Joc City', ˜Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood' and ˜Hustlenomics'. Other works of the hip hop recording artist include tracks such as ˜Bottle Poppin', ˜Get Like Me', ˜Beep', ˜Yeah Boy' and ˜So Fly'. Besides being a singer, Joc is also a reality television personality who has appeared on VH1's ˜Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta'. Apart from this, he has been featured in the reality show ˜Leave It To Stevie' as well. All these contributions by Yung Joc to the music industry as well as the reality television world have made him a household name. Today, the multi-faceted personality is adored and appreciated by hundreds of thousands of people all over the globe. Talking about the honors he has received, Joc has won the BET Hip Hop Award for his hit single ˜It's Goin' Down'. He has also earned nominations for Billboard Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Soul Train Music Awards and even the Grammys.
Karlous Miller is an American actor and comedian, best known as a cast member of the ˜MTV2' comedy ˜Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ˜N Out.' Known for his perfect comedy timing and hilarious punch lines, Miller states that he is influenced by comedians such as Redd Foxx, Bernie Mac, Mo'Nique, Eddie Murphy, Cedric the Entertainer, Richard Pryor, and Steve Harvey. He has also appeared on various TV shows, such as ˜Yo Momma' (2006“2007), ˜Hell Date' (2007“2008), ˜Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes?' (2006“2009), and ˜Last Comic Standing' (2003“2010). He co-created the series ˜The 85 South Show' with his ˜Wild ˜N Out' cohort DC Young Fly. He was also the host of the show. As a stand-up comedian, Miller has performed in places such as Germany, St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands, London, and Puerto Rico. Apart from being an actor and comedian, Karlous is an occasional musician. He has worked with successful artists such as Case, Gucci Mane, Granddaddy Souf, Big Oomp, and Jermaine Dupri.
Mother of pop sensation <a title='Justin Bieber' href='/famous/justin-bieber.htm'>Justin Bieber</a> and author of the New York Times bestselling autobiography Nowhere but Up (2012). She has over 2.1 million followers on Instagram.
Drew Van Acker is an American actor best known for his roles as Jason DiLaurentis in the teen drama ˜Pretty Little Liars' and as the lead character of Ian Archer in the TV series ˜Tower Prep'. Van Acker was born in New York and developed an interest in sports as a youth. Though he got the opportunity to pursue a career in soccer, he later decided to focus on acting instead. Thereby, he moved to Los Angeles and made his acting debut with a guest role in the crime-comedy drama series ˜Castle'. He became popular after he played the main role in the American TV series ˜Tower Prep', which aired on Cartoon Network. The series earned positive reviews from critics. His role in the popular series ˜Pretty Little Liars,' in which he had a recurring role, helped him cement his place in the acting industry. He made his film debut with a supporting role in the 2012 war film ˜Fortress'. The film was a huge success commercially. Two years later, he appeared in another film ˜Camouflage'.
Nikki Perkins is a Sudanese model and social-media celebrity. She grew up in Australia and is a known face in the fashion industry, as she has modeled for several top-notch brands and designers. Married to popular Australian "YouTuber" <a title='Jamie Perkins' href='/famous/jamie-perkins.htm'>Jamie Perkins</a>, she is currently a full-time vlogger. Nikki and Jamie manage their family 'YouTube' channel that hosts videos related to pregnancy and parenthood, along with vlogs dedicated to their two daughters. Nikki also owns her individual 'YouTube' channel, where she primarily posts content related to makeup and fashion. She is also very active on 'Instagram,' where her stunning pictures have captivated close to a million followers.