Shanice Williams, "The Wiz Live"A nationwide open call for the leading role in a live musical event could have yielded a disaster, but newcomer Williams turned out to be anything but, holding her own against legends like Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige, and making an undeniable case for why she should have a long career ahead of her.
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Ruby Rose, "Orange Is the New Black"The Australian stunner turned heads when she showed up in Litchfield Penitentary on Season 3 of the Netflix hit. Piper's love life was already complicated, and Rose's Stella certainly didn't make things any easier.
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Constance Wu, "Fresh Off the Boat""Fresh Off that Boat" not only gave audiences the first Asian family sitcom in 20 years, it also gave them Constance Wu, who brought charisma and sass to more than elevate the role of Jessica Huang, the coolest Asian mom ever.
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