Jacob Sartorius is a 14 year old American singer and internet personality who rose to fame via social media from posting lip-syncing videos on Musical.ly. In 2016, he released his debut single "Sweatshirt", which reached the Hot 100 charts in the United States and Canada. Several publications including Billboard and Business Insider have predicted Sartorius to become "The Next Justin Bieber". Jacob was recently featured on the cover of Billboard Magazine and nominated for a 2016 People's Choice Award. Following a short west coast run, that included selling out The Troubadour in Los Angeles - Jacob is gearing up for a national tour in 2017.
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Josh Devine is an English drummer, singer, and songwriter. In 2011, he began his music career as the live drummer for One Direction, touring with them around the world for a whole 5 years.
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Amy Pham is just like one of those typical, all-around, ulti-hyphenate cliches you always hear about... Except she's not so typical.
As soon as she learned how to work a turntable at 17, she's rocked dance floors from LA to New York to London with her party-rocking performances. She' played with Snoop Dogg, Will I Am, Iggy Azalea, Warren G, Riff Raff, and Rae Sremmurd, to name a few, and for the likes of The White House, Urban Outfitters, Revolve Clothing, asty Gal, Sanrio, and more.
Pham's passio and hard work ethic bleeds into every aspect of her work-- and it shows. She's booked multiple national campaigns for Nylon, Ford, Forever 21, Nike, Reebok, ony, and has worked alongside names lik Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Seacrest, and Cody Simpson.
She was then cast to host Disney's Maker Studios' series "The Fashion Statement" on The Platform, winner of the The Socialyte Gala's "Best Fashion Series" award. Soon after its premiere, the series immediately attracted distinguished endorsements from clients like Lionsgate Entertainment, Macy's, JC Penney, and Intel.
Not stopping there, Pham has hosted red carpets for the Critics Choice Awards and Billboard Music Awards, worked with Adam Sandler in his new film Sandy Wexler, and booked leading roles in a full-length feature set to release in 2017 for Universal and a new episodic for Awestruck TV and Verizon's Go90. CoverGirl has now chosen Amy to be one of their newest ambassadors for their buzz-worthy So Lashy campaign. Currently, Pham is in the middle of creating a special project with Disney, rocking DJ sets at the wildest dance parties, popping up on your tv screens, and being downright silly in her 14 million views - viral hits.
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Zeds Dead are one of the top Electronic artists today. Their consistent stream of quality releases has won them the adoration of millions of fans and praise from the biggest names in music. Their debut full-length album to be released in October 2016 is set to see them cross from the niche into mainstream markets.
Shawn Wasabi is a 21 yo producer and controllerist raised by a traditional Filipino family in the city of Salinas, CA. He started his passion into the world of pushing buttons when his childhood friend Sushi Killer left his Midi Fighter 3D over at his house in April of 2013 to play around with and eventually create the live mashup Pizza Rolls. Since then, he has established an internet fanbase and reputation as one of the most dynamic controllerists around pushing buttons for the internet and for fans in cities internationally and awed the internet world again with his latest release of Marble Soda, which hit 1 million views within 48 hours of being uploaded.
Beyond the glittery mixture of sugary sounds, Shawn Wasabi is also well-known for the very rare and colorful Midi Fighter 64 controller with arcade buttons he uses to create his music—3D printed, laser cut, engineered, and gifted to him by the Midi Fighter inventor, Michael Mitchell. Only one exists in the world, and it resides in the talented hands of Shawn Wasabi.
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Grace has always enjoyed playing with dolls and at six years of age she decided to make her first Barbie video. She has since combined her love of dolls and storytelling to create one of the more successful YouTube channel for kids. In 2015 she won the best kids content award at the Online Video Awards in Australia and is now one of the more popular children’s YouTube channels in the world. Her videos have more than 400 million views and she currently has over 400,000 subscribers.
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D∆WN (aka Dawn Richard) is one of music’s most distinctive voices and songwriters, developing her own unique style via a tirelessly independent route.
D∆WN’s last album Blackheart was FACT Mag’s #1 album of the year, and was in Best Album of 2015 charts by Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Vogue, LA Times, Spin, Elle, Noisey and The Guardian, who called it “the most ambitious and revelatory album of 2015”.
Her first single of 2016, ‘Not Above That’ has sold over 2,000 units and 1,200,000 streams across Spotify and SoundCloud, and she followed it with a series of show-stealing shows at SXSW (at the Pitchfork, Spin, FACT and Hype Hotel showcases). She also collaborated with Kingdom on ‘Honest’, which received Pitchfork’s Best New Music.
In April 2016 D∆WN became the first ever artist to perform live in 360 degrees on YouTube, as part of YouTube’s collaboration series with The Verge. She also partnered with Wired for the release of a virtual reality version of ‘Not Above That’, and recently curated her own Boiler Room in London, performing from a specially-build LED pyramid. With future collaborations in the VR world due for release, she looks set to continue breaking down barriers of music, performance and technology.
Her new solo album REDEMPTION strikes the perfect balance between future-facing electronic music (with production from Machinedrum and Noisecastle III) and the music of D∆WN’s New Orleans upbringing, bound together by an untouchable approach to song-writing and flawless vocal range. The final part in a trilogy that started with GoldenHeart and continued with Blackheart, it represents her most focused, complete album yet.
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Matt Nguyen, professional dancer of MTV’s America's Best Dance Crew fame, and Tessa Liz, former FHM model, come together to form DJ/Producer duo Arius. Arius is known for their electrifying electronic finger drumming videos, consistently receiving millions of view across social media outlets.
Lenay Chantelle is an actress, TV host, and web star most well known for MTV's 10 on Top, where she cohosted alongside superstars like Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and Selena Gomez. She also runs her self-titled YouTube channel where she posts videos in Spanish to over 3.2 million subscribers.
When Jonny Wilson started Eclectic Method, he created a project so progressive that the simple tag of VJ would never do. Wilson constantly pushes the technology to improve video remixing and create compositions that perk ears, move feet, and capture moments in time.
If the online video hits the brain like a jolt of Adderall, the concerts allow time for builds, breakdowns, and larger narratives that led Paper Magazine to declare: "It's the best of both worlds: girls get to dance, and the guys get to watch TV!". Indeed, Eclectic Method is music, media, and pop culture all rolled together into one giant party.
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Chantelle Paige grew up singing, dancing, acting and modeling. At the age of 17, she posted a track on MySpace that became a top played song on the site overnight. Due to her continued MySpace popularity as an unsigned artist, Chantelle went on to open for The Pussycat Dolls, Robin Thicke, Pretty Ricky, Tommy Lee and Bobby Valentino. She toured in Europe with Sarah Connor and shared the stage in America with Akon, Ciara, N.E.R.D., Kevin Rudolf, T.I., and Ludacris.
After touring, she saw the value in Musical.ly and turned there to post her original music, gaining over 800,000 fans and millions of hearts in a very short time. Using Musical.ly as a platform for her creativity, she also posts fashion updates and daily life. Combining that with her dedicated Instagram following, a YouTube channel was the next obvious step for Chantelle. Music, travel, pets, fashion and family are just a few of the things that she plans to vlog about in 2017.
Charli and Ashlee began making YouTube videos in Sept 2012 when Charli was 6 years old and Ashlee was only 3. They were the first young children on YouTube to upload weekly baking videos, where they do all of the baking without the help of an adult. Now, at 10 & 7 years old, these two mini chefs have over 200 videos and more than 600 million views worldwide. The girls now boast the largest "Kids only" YouTube baking show in the world.
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Keiynan Lonsdale is an Australian actor, singer, and dancer. He is most well known for his role as Oliver Lloyd (Ollie), a dance student, on the ABC television series Dance Academy, Uriah Pedrad in The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Wally West in The Flash, and Eldon Hanon in The Finest Hours. In addition to his film roles, Keiynan recently released his music single “HIGHER,” which has been streamed over 300,000 times on SoundCloud.
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Andrew has achieved international popularity thanks to his ability to combine humour and high production quality, evident in self-produced videos such as Canadian, Please, The Comic Sans Song, and his various travelogue series produced around the world, from Japan to Egypt. He has collaborated with and hosted series for many well-known brands, and has become a trusted producer of digital content.
With over 13 million views on YouTube, a #1-selling album on iTunes (S*X, 2014), and the Digi Awardfor “Digital Personality of the Year” (2013), Andrew is a skilled and experienced host, musician, and storyteller – an expert at creating high-quality, engaging and authentic content that is always #MadeInTheMoment.
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Jiff is a social media star with over 3.9 Million followers on Instagram, 6 Million followers on Musical.ly and a Snapchat account to match. Popular among celebrities, he attends Hollywood events driving huge social media and is always the most memorable guest. Jiff can best be described as a living teddy bear with a human like personality. Jiff has a worldwide fan base and his viral videos have appeared on television shows around the world. Jiff was the winner of a 2016 Shorty award and holds 2 Guinness World Records.
Photographer – turned – blogger, Savannah Soutas, has taken the internet by storm with her 4 year old daughter, Everleigh, in tote. Epitomizing the “Mommy and Me” lifestyle, Savannah makes raising her daughter, managing her career and staying true to who she is, look easy. Originally from Orange County, Savannah grew up dancing and modeling. Now Everleigh is following in her mother’s footsteps, with her own social media “Forever And Ava”. She and her best friend, Ava, post bestie adventures including fashion and dance (all accounts ran by their moms!).
Surpassing Musical.ly phenomenons that included Jacob Sartorius, Baby Ariel and Lisa and Lina in 2016 – Savannah has a lot to live up to in 2017. Though, recently engaged to her soul mate and Vine star, Cole LaBrant, 2017 is already looking pretty good.
Toddler fashion icons Everleigh Soutas and Ava Foley, better known as “Forever & Forava”, have been besties since birth; born just one week apart. The girls mothers, Savannah Soutas and Michelle Foley have been best friends for over ten years, making their pregnancies and motherhood an even more special experience. Inspired by their little girls, Savannah and Michelle started a small kids clothing shop @TheWildThreads on Instagram. And when the girls were 8 months old, they became the models, Forever & Forava.
By 2 years old, Ever and Ava had over 100,000 followers on their Instagram account and were featured in campaigns for Kardashian Kids. But modeling isn’t the only activity the girls enjoy doing together. They both also share a passion for dance and gymnastics, together of course. Now at only 4 years old, Ever and Ava have over 720,000 followers on their joint Instagram account and over 12,000,000 views on their YouTube channel.
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