Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 17

Neon Entertainment is here to provide you access to artists that are trending in the entertainment world. Each week we will provide you with five national touring artists that we can book for your next event.

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1. METRIC

1M+ albums sold, 2M+ singles sold, and 95M+ YouTube views
Have toured with The Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, Muse, Arcade Fire, Imagine Dragons, Bloc Party, and more
“Catchy and extremely fetching” according to Rolling Stone
Co-wrote the theme song and the movie score for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, gaining them nominations for a Grammy Award and an American Music Award
940K+ Facebook Likes and 66K+ Instagram Followers

2. RAELYNN

RaeLynn’s critically-acclaimed debut album WildHorse arrived at Number 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart and Top 10 on Billboard’s All-Genre Albums Sales Chart.
Following WildHorse’s release, RaeLynn will begin her first-ever headlining tour. Kicking off on April 20th in Columbus, Ohio, the RaVe Tour will give country fans a concert experience like they’ve never had before, combining a Radio Disney curated playlist, full performance from RaeLynn and a glitter-filled dance party with a live DJ after the show.

“RaeLynn ‘has found her voice’ and ‘is about to take 2017 by storm'”, stated Pandora, as they selected RaeLynn as one of their artists to watch in 2017 across all genres.
“Love Triangle” was voted by Rolling Stone as one of the top 25 country songs of 2016. The song has over 18M streams to date and the video has almost 6.3M views!

3. WHITE REAPER

New album released last week on Polyvinyl Records

Kicking off several runs with SWMRS, Diarrhea Planet, and Ron Gallo with a sold out hometown show in Louisville this weekend, all followed by a tour with Spoon in September

Summer festival plays consist of Hangout, Bonnaroo, Bunbury, MoPop, MusicFestNW, Bumbershoot, and Austin City Limits

CoS featured single “Judy French” and called it a ‘frills-free slice of power pop’

4. JOSH TURNER

Josh Turner’s sixth studio album Deep South debuted at Number 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Turner’s “Hometown Girl” is currently climbing country radio’s Top 10 as the song tallies over 100k in digital sales and over 65M total streams.

Four #1 singles (including three multi-week-chart toppers and most played songs of the year); “Your Man,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” and “All Over Me”.

5. TREVOR NOAH

His new special, Afraid of the Dark, dropped this past February on Netflix to critical acclaim

As host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, he is one of the leading voices in comedic news and social commentary

Trevor’s first book, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, is a NY Times bestseller and a recipient of two NAACP Image Awards

He has been touring colleges and theaters nationwide with both his stand-up act and moderated discussions