Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 66

Warmer weather is just around the corner and we can’t wait for sunny days at Neon Entertainment. Whether you’re nearing the end of a long semester or just drudging along at work with no end to the dreary weather, summer can’t come soon enough. This week, Neon Entertainment brings The Hot Mic’s Trending Report to you to provide you access to artists that are trending in the entertainment world, and artists we expect will continue making headlines through the summer of 2018.

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1. Morgan Murphy

Morgan landed a writing job on Comedy Central’s “Crank Yankers“, which led her to become a writer on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” where she has performed twice as a stand-up.

Variety named Morgan a Top 10 Comic To Watch and Rolling Stone Magazine included her in their “New Wave of Comedy”.

Morgan has also written for the hit comedy series “2 Broke Girls”.

 

2. Elaine Welteroth

Welteroth is an award-winning journalist, media personality, and the former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue. At the time of her hire, Welteroth was the youngest person and the second African-American ever to hold the Editor-in-Chief title in Condé Nast’s 107-year history.  Under her leadership, Teen Vogue‘s coverage expanded to include feminist, social-justice, and political topics, alongside fashion, beauty, and entertainment news. In 2017, Welteroth also created and hosted the first-ever Teen Vogue Summit, which convened young women for a weekend of activism and empowerment, and included inspiring speakers such as Hillary Clinton and Ava DuVernay.

Considered a leading expert, advocate and voice for the next generation, Welteroth has been profiled and featured in numerous media outlets including The New York Times, The Guardian, ABC News, and The Daily Show.

 

3. Riley Green

Riley Green has achieved an incredible amount of success for someone doing it all on their own. Riley has released three popular EP’s, stars in two TV shows (Winner of Redneck Island on CMT and his very own hunting show on DirtRoadTV), thousands of social media fans/followers, and has played across the southeast for the last 5 years to hordes of music lovers singing the words of his Alabama anthem (“Bury Me In Dixie”) back to him.

Many of Riley’s next generation of songs reflect on the experiences of a young southern man trying to find his place in the world. With a mixture of outlaw-rebellion and respect for tradition, Riley combined these values to create his own style.  “’A Little Hank’ and ‘Almost’ reflect the battle of values and what my grandfather referred to as ‘the fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning,’” he explains.  Green’s latest EP titled “County Line” which was released earlier this year and reached #14 on the iTunes Country Chart.  He has also been recognized by BuzzFeed and Whiskey Riff as an up-and-comer to keep an eye on.