Ariana Grande, Beyonce & more among DoSomething.org's list of most charitable celebrities of 2017

DoSomething.org’s annual Celebs Gone Good list for 2017 is finally here. The list recognizes celebrities who used their impact to affect social change in the world, as these celebs helped raise awareness for causes such as mental health, education, gun violence, LGBTQ, sexual assault, hurricane/disaster relief and the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. 

View the 2017 Celebs Gone Good rankings (and other DoSomething lists) below:

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#20 - Bruno Mars
#19 - Miley Cyrus
#18 John Legend & Chrissy Teigen
#17 - Ava DuVernay
#16 - Demi Lovato
#15 - Shawn Mendes
#14 - Jennifer Lopez
#13 - Lauren Jauregui
#12 - Lin Manuel Miranda
#11 - Nicki Minaj
#10 - Bethenny Frankel
#9 - Zendaya
#8 - Yara Shahidi
#7 - Kesha
#6 - JJ Watt
#5 - Beyonce
#4 - Rihanna
#3 - Ariana Grande
#2 - Colin Kaepernick
#1 - Chance the Rapper
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This year, Chance the Rapper knocks 2016's list-topper Beyonce from the top spot. Chano is followed by Arianna Grande, Rihanna, and Colin Kaepernick. Nicki Minaj and Ava DuVernay also appear, making their debuts on the list.

The organization also selected eight Celebs to Watch in 2018, featuring young talent who give back. Teen actress Skai Jackson and Beyonce’s proteges Chloe X Halle made the cut, by inspiring young women and speaking out about women’s rights and bullying. Halima Aden also made the list for promoting diversity in the fashion industry, becoming the first hijab-wearing fashion model.

The "Top Content Creators" list was chosen by fans, for celebs' use of their online platforms. Vine/Snapchat user Jerome Jarre topped the list-using platform with his efforts to raise awareness about the famine in Somalia, generating $2.5 million. Markiplier, Lilly Singh, Anna Akana and Jenn Im also made the list.  

Celebs to Watch in 2018

  1. Jacob Sartorius
  2. Skai Jackson
  3. Halima Aden
  4. Camila Mendes
  5. Chloe and Halle
  6. Cameron Boyce
  7. Rowan Blanchard
  8. Kiersey Clemons

Top Content Creators

  1. Jerome Jarre
  2. Markiplier
  3. Lilly Singh
  4. Anna Akana
  5. Jenn Im
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