The teen population in the United States dominates the music market and as expected, their preferences are for musicians more in line with their age. Given this, young talent has been on the rise and youngsters have been very well received by the US market. Shawn Mendes is one such young blood who has done very well at a young age by appealing to the mass population. He has flourished both as a singer and songwriter and has also collaborated with many other young stars to further his stardom. His albums have sold thousands of copies and have all done very well on the Billboard charts, being widely appreciated by the public. Shawn Mendes has also done well in rankings relating to other people of his age and this is a tribute to how fast he has climbed up the ladder of success. Shawn Mendes has also been involved in his share of controversies and this has if anything furthered his popularity among the masses. Shawn has thus burst on to the scene with a bang and his future looks bright in the years to come.
Born Aubrey Drake Graham, he rose to prominence after starring in the TV series Degrassi as basketball player Jimmy Brooks, and then went on to become a rap sensation after his album Thank Me Later went platinum in 2010. His second album, Take Care, was certified quadruple platinum and received the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
Lilly Singh alias Superwoman, undoubtedly one of the most talented YouTube stars, rapper, actress and comedian, is the first South Asian comedian on YouTube and one of the fastest growing celebrities in the video-sharing website. Her YouTube channel ˜IISuperwomanII' that she created in October 2010 gradually stepped up on the popularity rung garnering more than 1.4 billion views and an incredible count of almost 10 million subscribers. Still in her twenties, she has achieved great heights that many aspire to reach in their entire career. She featured in the video series YouTube Rewind in 2014 and led it the following year. Singh's channel ˜IISuperwomanII' was ranked by online magazine ˜New Media Rockstars' in the 39th position among Top 100 Channels in 2014. The ˜People' magazine listed her in September 2015 on their yearly list of ˜Ones to Watch'. She acquired 8th rank on the American business magazine ˜Forbes' list of highest paid YouTube stars of the world in 2016. As per reports her earnings for 2015 was $3 million. The ˜Fast Company Magazine' also featured Singh among the 100 Most Creative People in Business'. She won ˜MTV Fandom Award' and ˜Streamy Award' in 2015; and two ˜Teen Choice Awards' in 2016.
Andrew Bachelor, known by his onscreen name ˜King Bach' is a Vine royalty, famous for his peculiar 6-second comedy sketches that earned him over 16 million followers on Vine. With the inclusion of special cameos by Justin Bieber, Keke and Tyga in some of his videos, he'd sent the message loud and clear that ˜He takes his newfound profession very seriously'. Other than being a Vine personality, Andrew also creates funny YouTube videos, commercials and has acted in different movies to create a loyal fan base of several millions in such a short time. Currently he has so many ongoing projects in hand that he has to turn down most requests for sponsored Vine videos! Additionally, he's active on his YouTube channel titled Bachelors Pad TV, where he already has more than a million subscribers. He creates his own sketch comedies and movie parodies with similar content as his other channels. Many online publications like FSU News contribute to his online video content. We've seen him appearing in famous TV shows like ˜My Pyramid' and ˜Burn Notice'. He frequently appears in Wild ˜N' Out with Nick Cannon on MTV channel and Showtime's ˜House of Lies.' When he's free from social networks, he actively shoots for his film series. Currently, he's filming for ˜Black Jesus' a TV series for the Adult Swim Channel. Currently, he works in association with Ingrid Bachelor (CPA of Bachelor & Associates), Evan Silverberg at Underground and UTA.
The Weeknd is the stage name of Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. He got recognition after posting many of his songs on YouTube under the username 'The Weeknd'. Inspired by legendary Michael Jackson to become a singer, he was later influenced by R&B stars like Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, Timbaland and The Neptunes. He started his career with mixtapes that he released from his own website for free. His three mixtapes, 'House of Balloons', 'Thursday', and 'Echoes of Silence', helped him create a loyal fan base. All of his studio albums were received with positive reviews. Suffering from shyness and insecurity as a child, Tesfaye made conscious efforts to shun publicity during his early career. He avoided giving interviews and didn't even use his own image in his mixtape covers. He interacted with his fans on Twitter. However, he gained confidence as his songs started to top charts worldwide. He has so far worked with stars like Kanye West, BeyoncÃ©, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar and Drake. Tesfaye, who wants to be remembered for being unique and different, started with his Jean-Michel Basquiat-inspired hairstyle, which is his most recognizable feature.
If you are interested in video games, would you like to watch others playing games on YouTube? A great many people actually would. This is what made Evan Fong (popularly known as Vanoss for his YouTube gaming channel VanossGaming) famous. His channel is currently the 27th most subscribed channel on YouTube, with over 18 million subscribers and over 5 billion views on his videos (as of September, 2016). Evan basically uploads videos of him playing games with his friends, typically in a laughable or tricky situation, filled with funny commentary that his audience can enjoy watching. He has a huge collection of over 400 videos covering games like Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Grand Theft Auto V, Dead Rising 3, Garry's Mod and others. His videos are usually a compilation of 'funny moments' of his play-through of various games. He often collaborates with other YouTube gamers like H2ODelirious, Mini Ladd, Daithi De Nogla, Lui Calibre, etc. and plays the games together to create content for their channels. He has also worked with popular YouTubers such as Adam "SeaNanners" Montoya and Tom "Syndicate" Cassell, signing a contract in April 2015 for a multi-channel network founded by them.
Azzyland is a Canadian internet celebrity with a huge fan base, thanks to her cosplay vlogs which she posts on her self-titled YouTube channel. This young internet star is also a cosplay model and gamer. Her channel has more than three million subscribers. After getting famous on the internet, she tried her hand at hosting. She has now emerged as one of the top presenters of the annually organized YouTube show, ˜Before They Were Famous.' As a gamer, she is closely associated with the famous video game series, ˜The Legend of Zelda.' Azzyland has also created a record on the internet by twerking for 24 hours!
FaZe Rain or Nordan Shat is a YouTuber known and praised for his incredible gaming skills that are on full display on his channel. And with a channel glittering with over 4 million subscribers, it is an understatement to call him just incredible! Earning all his fame through his sheer dedication, it is not a shocker that in such a small time frame, Nordan was able to build a channel that even the pros swear by! FaZe Rain is just 20 years old but the moment you explore his videos, you'd know that his gaming background is probably as heavy as the professionals! Often sharing his videos on different gaming channels like Trickshotting and OMFGRain, Nordan's fans just can't get enough of him!
Girls love nail art. Period. It would be hard to bump into a girl who doesn't like her nails to be done up with some really cute and beautiful nail art. So, if you are one of those people who think that nail art is an absolute must for every girl then Cristine of ˜Simply Nailogical' is your go-to YouTuber. She has done tons of videos which will give you numerous ideas on how to do up your nails for any given event. The way she does it in her videos seems so attractive that it would make anyone want to try it right away. She claims to get her inspirations for the latest designs from the most random of things; in the words of the YouTuber, ˜I love to take inspiration from objects in my home, and that way I can snap a couple photos of the inspirational object behind the nail design. So far I've been inspired by artwork in my home, coffee mugs, socks, deodorant, wallpaper, and even my cats'. With over three million subscribers on her ˜Simply Nailogical' channel and over millions of views on her videos, Cristine sure is a star who is here to stay for good.
Popular YouTuber whose videos focus on fashion and lifestyle topics such as getting ready in the morning and makeup on her channel MayBaby. She has earned more than 5 million subscribers to her channel.
Howard Michael Mandel is a Canadian television host, comedian, producer and actor. He is considered as one of the top 100 comedians of all time. He has hosted NBC's game show ˜Deal or No Deal', not only in the USA but also in Canada. He has also lent his voice for multiple characters in shows and movies like ˜Muppet Babies' and ˜Gremlins'. He has acted in TV shows like˜Good Grief', ˜Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman', ˜Bobby's World' and ˜St. Elsewhere', in which he played the notorious intern, Dr. Wayne Fiscus. Mandel has also appeared in a number of movies like ˜Walk Like a Man', ˜Hansel and Gretel' and ˜Killing Hasselhoff'. Besides being an accomplished actor, he has also worked asan executive producer for a number of shows like ˜Bobby's World', ˜The Howie Mandel Show' and ˜Deal with It'. He is one of the judges in the hugely popular show, ˜America's Got Talent'.
Adelaine Morin is a Canadian YouTube star, famous for her fashion vlogs. She has more than 2 million subscribers to her YouTube channel. She has created two channels that serve different purposes. Her self-titled channel is specifically meant for beauty and fashion related content, where she posts make-up tutorials, shopping hauls, skin & hair care routine, make-up challenges, etc. Her second channel is titled as ˜Adelaines Camera Roll.' On this channel, she posts story time videos, boyfriend tags, day outs, and videos on her everyday life. Her videos are also packed with giveaways that serve as a token of gratitude toward her subscribers and fans. Her popularity on social media earned her the ˜NYX Face Award' for the year 2013. Morin is also associated with the popular lifestyle magazine, ˜Seventeen.'