BY LYNDSEY SANDS
As the year ends,we take a look at our picks for the best and worst of 2020.
Peng Black Girls Remix by Enny ft. Jorja Smith
Why: It makes an effort to uplift all Black women and the vocals are phenomenal!
Good news/Whole Lotta Red
Ungodly Hour by Chloe x Halle
Why: Chloe x Halle discuss the trials and tribulations of being a young woman in this day and age as they explore love, self-worth, and loneliness while serving the people unearthly vocals and chords!
Best Fashion Trend
E-boy style/Dyed front hair strips
Best YouTube Star/Show
CORPSE Husband/Shane Dawson
Why: He creates amazing and thought-provoking commentary on social issues and people with large platforms while using unique visuals to get his points across.
Never Have I Ever/Outer Banks
Best Artist - singer/actor/ rapper
Megan Thee Stallion/Lil Baby
Chloe x Halle
Why: They are beautiful and talented young women who have been working tirelessly in the industry since they were pre-teens and just got major recognition this year with their new album, Ungodly Hour. Not only do they have exceptional voices, but they are also creative when it comes to their fashion looks and stage presence. Though they have been constantly snubbed this year when it comes to the awards, they still remain humble.
Best Video Game / Gaming System
Best Social Media App
Why: As previously stated, it helped everyone to see positivity during uncertain times and worked to give a balance of fun and education.
Best Trends of 2020
Ordering Through Aps - Postmates, Uber eats, door dash, etc.
Thing Everyone is Doing
Why: It kept everyone sane during quarantine and worked to educate others on societal issues that would never be broadcasted on major news networks.
How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kennedy
Why: With racial injustice being at the forefront of conversation this year, this book brought everyone's biases to light, regardless if the individual is Black or white.