The Emmy’s have recently brought attention to the small screen, but there’s an even smaller screen that has a variety of talented personalities. Unlike the award winning television actors, most YouTubers do not have that level of name recognition. However, these YouTubers are worth taking time away from the television set.
Hot Pepper Gaming
YouTube Channel Name: Hot Pepper Gaming
Channel Content: Gaming Reviews
Video to Watch: “Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate feat. Egoraptor”
This channel features a variety of popular gaming YouTubers reviewing video games with a twist. Prior to their game review, the featured YouTuber must try a pepper. Every video features a different pepper, along with a different game to be reviewed. The YouTuber’s comical reaction to the spicy peppers get you hooked on watching their reviews.
YouTube Channel Name: Gabriella
Channel Content: Music, Beauty, Life Advice
Video to watch: “Love Me Like You Do: Ellie Goulding cover”
Make-up tutorials and fashion hauls are considered typical beauty vlogger videos, but Gabriella makes her videos interesting by giving them fun themes. Seasonal oriented videos and Disney themed videos have helped her gain loyal subscribers. One of her make-up tutorials is a how-to makeup video featuring characters from the show “Pretty Little Liars.” Her cover of Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do,” is a fresh duet take on the popular movie soundtrack single.
YouTube Channel Name: todrickhall
Channel Content: Music, Comedy, Song Parodies
Video to Watch: “Mickey Minaj by Todrick Hall (#TodrickMTV)”
Along with posting weekly videos, Todrick has his own self-titled show on MTV that shows behind the scenes action of his videos. His music videos are inspired by popular culture and he often uses his own original content for lyrics. His latest video upload is a surprisingly soulful mash-up tribute to Taylor Swift, which is reason enough to visit his channel page.
Dan & Phil
YouTube Channel Name: Danisnotonfire and Amazingphil
Channel Content: Life Advice, Video Challenges, Comedy, Gaming
Video to Watch: “How To Get out of Bed” (Dan) “The 7 Second Challenge APP!” (Phil)
Despite being considered YouTube veterans, Dan and Phil continue to post relevant and innovative content. They both have separate channels, but they often collaborate with each other because they live together in London. They’ve recently expanded one of their challenge videos into an addicting, interactive phone application called “The 7 Second Challenge.” They also have a joint gaming channel where they challenge each other to different video games called DanAndPhilGAMES.
Ben J. Pierce
YouTube Channel Name: KidPOV
Channel Content: Comedy, Music, Life Advice
Video to Watch: “Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom #1”
Ben J. Pierce’s videos are centered on his quirky personality and relatable social commentary. He also creates original songs that parody modern day societal values. Ben is relatively young at 16 years old, but he has over 100,000 subscribers to his channel. The best feature of Ben’s channel is his versatile content; he always finds new ways to switch up his videos and keep his uploads fresh.
[By Sam Sharp] [Read More] [Image from US Magazine]