Beyonce owned 2013, but its a new year with plenty of prospects poised to take 2014 as their’s. These entertainers have big projects on the horizon and are milking their fame and turning it into an empire. We aren’t mind readers, but we think you’ll find this list to be accurate once December rolls around. Flip the page to see what celebrities we are rooting for and let us know if you agree or not.
–Margot Harris and Sharifa Daniels
Lupita’s scene stealing debut in 12 Years a Slave has garnered her several accolades. Between her head-turning red carpet looks and magazine cover snags, the break out actress of 2014 will be this Yale graduate.
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Kevin Hart continues to build a brand off his comedy career with Hart Productions. With 3 productions already playing, more coming in the summer and inked deals left and right; K. Hart is owning 2014 and the comedy genre.
Regina is no newbie, but if you watched her in Malibu’s Most Wanted and Scary Movie, you’ll notice the spike in more quality roles. She’s always been talented and we’re glad directors are giving her the roles she deserves.
Its been a long journey for Chris Brown, but the more mature bad boy is ready for his redemption. This year, we see his career continuing to flourish as he slowly erases his tainted image from ’09 into a well accredited superstar.
Its rare that to see a young woman with star quality, but Zendaya manages to exude that. The singer, actress and model started on Disney and is steadily making her presence known against her competitors. This gorg teen has many years ahead of her to achieve greatness and it’s starting in 2014.
YG has been grinding out for year,s but it was his latest song “My Hitta” that gave him mass appeal. With various mixtapes and a new album available, we predict he’ll continue to blow this year.
The Chronicle co-star came a long way and was discovered quickly after he played Oscar Grant in Fruitvale Station. He also showed versatility by co-starring in comedy That Awkward Moment.