Bringing to you the top college entertainment of the week, The Artist Trending Report features musicians, comedians, speakers, and everything in between.
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1. Coyote Peterson
With over one billion and 7.4 million subscribers, Brave Wilderness, YouTube’s top-rated wildlife channel, is a one-stop connection to a wild world of adventure and amazing up close animal encounters! Coyote Peterson, host of the Brave Wilderness animal adventure shows, is first and foremost an avid explorer and animal enthusiast!
Through the Brave Wilderness channel, his goal is to promote a genuine compassion and welfare for the natural world through the curiosity it provokes. Coyote would like to share his experiences with students all over the country, bringing exclusive never before seen footage, behind the scenes shots, and talk about his new book Coyote Peterson’s Brave Adventures: Wild Animals in a Wild World.
2. Van Jones
Van Jones is a CNN political contributor, regularly appearing across the network’s programming and special political coverage. Jones has founded and led numerous social enterprises engaged in social and environmental justice. He is a Yale-educated attorney.
Jones has been honored with numerous awards and spotlighted on several lists of high achievers, including: the World Economic Forum’s “Young Global Leader” designation; Rolling Stone’s 2012 “12 Leaders Who Get Things Done”; TIME’s 2009 “100 Most Influential People in The World”; and the Root’s 2014 “The Root 100.” He is presently a fellow at the MIT Media Lab.
3. Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai
At age 17, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize – Making her the youngest ever Nobel Laureate. Her outspoken resistance against the Taliban’s threat on girls’ education has been amplified around the world.
She and her father, Ziauddin, created the Malala Fund to lead the fight for young women to have access to equal education opportunities. Together they travel the globe sharing their message with world leaders and organizations.
4. Lil Xan
Lil Xan’s record “Betrayed” has been added to Spotify’s largest Pop Playlist “Today’s Top Hits”. His video for Betrayed has 30 Million Views with almost 100 million streams on all platforms in under 2 months.
Lil Xan’s Instagram has exploded from 40K followers to 616K and he was added to Spotify’s Hot Rhythmic Playlist. He is a #1 trending artist on Apple Music.
5. Roy Wood Jr.
Roy Wood Jr. is a correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. In 2017, Wood premiered his first one-hour stand-up special, ‘Father Figure,’ on Comedy Central and a live album of the same name. In the same year he was named the new host for Season 4 of Comedy Central’s storytelling series, ‘This is Not Happening.’
Entertainment Weekly described the thought-provoking comedy of Roy Wood Jr. as ‘Charismatic Crankiness.’ His comedy has entertained millions across stage, television and radio.