In 2017 Kesha, returned to music with the release of her third studio album, Rainbow, and its lead single “Praying”; both of which were nominated for Grammy Awards. Since 2013, Kesha has battled in a highly-publicized sexual assault case. Which emerged as an inspiring figure in the face of abuse, sexism, and inequality. Her bravery and tenacity have inspired us all.
6. J. J. Watt
The NFL star Watt was named “Sportsperson of the Year” 2017 by Sports Illustrated. Watt helped raise over $37 million to help those in Houston recovering from Hurricane Harvey. Watt announced that the money will be donated to AmeriCares, Feeding America, SBP, and Save the Children.