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The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked

Updated February 4, 2020 14.7k votes 1.4k voters 18.0k views26 items

List RulesOnly artists who have released two or fewer albums to date. Vote up the most exciting new voices that are already in your heavy rotation.

Updated: check out our list of the top 10 new pop stars of 2020!

Here are the best new pop artists of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. Only including artists releasing new music, this list of new pop singers and musicians features 2019 artists to watch, like Billie Eilish, Lauv, and Ava Max. 

Vote up the rising stars of pop music you think will have a great 2019, and add any new pop stars who deserve to be on this list. 

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  • Grace VanderWaal1
    Grace Avery VanderWaal (born January 15, 2004) is an American singer-songwriter from Suffern,...  more
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  • Billie Eilish2
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  • Camila Cabello3
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    Amanda Ava Koci, known professionally as Ava Max, is an American singer and songwriter. She is...  more
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    Ari Staprans Leff (born August 8, 1994), known by his stage name Lauv, is an American singer,...  more
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  • Julia Michaels6
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    Niall James Horan (born September 13, 1993) is an Irish singer and songwriter. He rose to...  more
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    Andrew Bazzi (born August 28, 1997), known professionally as Bazzi, is an American...  more
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  • Alec Benjamin9
    Alec Benjamin (born May 28, 1994) is an American singer-songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona. He...  more
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    Normani Kordei Hamilton (born May 31, 1996), recording mononymously as Normani, is an American...  more
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    Grace Martine Tandon (born October 24, 1998), professionally known as Daya, is an American...  more
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    Mabel McVey (born February 20, 1996), mononymously known by her stage name Mabel, is a...  more
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  • Lauren Jauregui13
    Lauren Michelle Jauregui Morgado (born June 27, 1996) is an American singer and songwriter....  more
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    Sigrid Solbakk Raabe (born 5 September 1996), known professionally as Sigrid, is a Norwegian...  more
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    Margaret Debay Rogers is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and producer from Easton,...  more
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  • Bishop Briggs16
    Sarah Grace McLaughlin, (born 18 July 1992), known by her stage name Bishop Briggs, is a...  more
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    Benjamin Schiff Platt (born September 24, 1993) is an American actor, singer, and songwriter....  more
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    Cari Elise Fletcher (born March 19, 1994), known mononymously as Fletcher (stylized as...  more
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  • Jorja Smith19
    Jorja Smith (born June 11, 1997) is an English singer from Walsall, West Midlands. She has...  more
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    Megan Bülow (born 1999), known professionally as bülow, is a pop singer who had success with...  more
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    Loote is an American pop duo based in New York City consisting of Jackson Foote and Emma Lov...  more
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    Grace Shaw (born September 25, 1998), known professionally as Mallrat, is an Australian...  more
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