Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 146

Award season is our favorite season at Neon Entertainment, and we had a blast watching the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards this past weekend. Each week we share with you trending artists in the entertainment industry that are available to bring to campus for your next large event, like Spring Fest. This week we have three artists that we think deserve an award.

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Jamila Woods

Jamila Woods is a Chicago based singer / songwriter who’s latest album LEGACY! LEGACY! made the majority of prominent year end lists – including #11 on Pitchfork

Outside of her critically acclaimed albums, she’s widely known for her collaborative work with Chance the Rapper on the hit songs “LSD” and “Blessings.”

She nearly sold out her North American US Club run this spring (500 – 1000 cap rooms) across 20+ markets and co-headlined the Red Bull Music Festival in Chicago.

She also performed at Mamby on the beach, Capitol Hill Block Party and Afropunk Brooklyn last year.

Chris Spencer

Chris Spencer is a quick-witted funnyman truly on top of his entertainment game with more than thirty television commercials, nine feature films, numerous television show appearances, a published book and a nationwide comedy tour under his belt.

He co-created and executive produced BET/Netflix’s hit original series Real Husband of Hollywood which has featured everyone from Chris Brown to Katie Couric. He also wrote and Executive Produced Grown-ish, which is Freeform’s spinoff of ABC’s hit show Black-ish.

You can watch his special, “Chris Spencer…the Other Chris” on Showtime.

Michael Carbonaro

Michael Carbonaro is known for his original hidden camera magic series, “The Carbonaro Effect” on truTV which involves Michael performing inventive tricks on unsuspecting members of the public who are unaware that he is a magician.

He regularly showcases his bizarre antics and mind-blowing magic and events and through his highly-acclaimed national theater tour, “Michael Carbonaro Live!

Has also been seen on TV shows such as “Happily Divorced”, “30 Rock”, “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “CSI Miami”. His accolades include the “OUTFEST Best Actor” award as well as the “Magician of the Year” honor given to him by the Academy of Magical Arts in 2015.