Pop Music The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked  

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

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 VanderWaal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
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Grace Avery VanderWaal (born January 15, 2004) is an American singer-songwriter from Suffern, NY. At age 12, she won the 11th season of the NBC competition show America's Got Talent, singing her ...more

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Niall Horan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Niall James Horan (born September 13, 1993) is an Irish singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence as a member of the boy band One Direction. In 2010, Horan auditioned as a solo contestant for ...more

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Julia Michaels is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Julia Carin Cavazos (born November 13, 1993), known by her stage name Julia Michaels, is an American singer and songwriter from Davenport, Iowa. She began performing as a teenager and later ...more

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Bazzi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Andrew Bazzi (born August 28, 1997), known professionally as Bazzi, is an American singer-songwriter. His song "Mine", released in October 2017, gained popularity in early 2018 when it ...more

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Lauv is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Ari Staprans Leff (born August 8, 1994), known by his stage name Lauv, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. His debut EP, titled Lost in the Light, was released in 2015. He is ...more

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Billie Eilish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell (born December 18, 2001), known professionally as Billie Eilish, is an American singer and songwriter signed to Interscope Records. Her first experience with ...more

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Camila Cabello is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao (born March 3, 1997) is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, formed during the second season of The ...more

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Alec Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Alec Benjamin (born May 28, 1994) is an American singer-songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona. He is known for his songs "Paper Crown", "I Built A Friend", "End of the ...more

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Ava Max is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Amanda Ava Koci, known professionally as Ava Max, is an American singer and songwriter. She is best known for her single "Sweet but Psycho", which topped the charts in seventeen ...more

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Lauren Jauregui is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Lauren Jauregui is a singer and a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony.

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Daya is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Grace Martine Tandon (born October 24, 1998), professionally known as Daya, is an American singer and songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is signed to Artbeatz, Z Entertainment, and ...more

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Normani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Normani Kordei Hamilton (born May 31, 1996), recording mononymously as Normani, is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. She is a former member of the girl group Fifth Harmony. In 2017, she ...more

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Maggie Rogers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Margaret Debay Rogers is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and producer from Easton, Maryland. She rose to fame after her song "Alaska" was played to Pharrell Williams during a ...more

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Alice Merton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Alice Merton (born 13 September 1993) is a German-Canadian-English singer and songwriter. Merton achieved mainstream success with her debut single, "No Roots", a number-one single in

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Ben Platt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Ben Platt
Benjamin Schiff Platt (born September 24, 1993) is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He began his career in theater as a child and has appeared in Broadway productions of The Music Man ...more

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James TW is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
James Taylor-Watts (born 27 October 1997), better known as James TW, is an English singer-songwriter. His single "When You Love Someone" peaked at number 28 on the Billboard Adult Pop

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Sigrid is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Sigrid Solbakk Raabe (born 5 September 1996), known professionally as Sigrid, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. In 2017, she rose to fame with the release of her debut EP Don't Kill My Vibe, ...more

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Bishop Briggs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Bishop Briggs
Sarah Grace McLaughlin, (born 18 July 1992), known by her stage name Bishop Briggs, is a British musician and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her single "River". She released ...more

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Jorja Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Jorja Smith (born 11 June 1997) is an English singer from Walsall, West Midlands. She has independently released numerous singles and one extended play, Project 11 (2016), and is known for her ...more

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morgxn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Morgan Karr, better known by his stage name morgxn, is an American indie pop singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles.

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bülow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Megan Bülow (born 1999), known professionally as bülow, is a pop singer who had success with her debut EP Damaged Vol. 1.

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Mallrat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Grace Shaw (born 25 September 1998), known professionally as Mallrat, is an Australian musician, singer, and rapper from Brisbane. Mallrat has released two EPs: Uninvited (2016) and In the Sky ...more

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FLETCHER is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
FLETCHER
Cari Elise Fletcher (born March 19, 1994), known mononymously as Fletcher (stylized as FLETCHER), is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She made her acting debut in 2010 as the lead ...more

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Kali Uchis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Karly-Marina Loaiza (born July 17, 1994), better known as her stage name Kali Uchis, is a Colombian-American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, and fashion designer. In ...more

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Loote is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Loote is an American pop duo based in New York City consisting of Jackson Foote and Emma Lov Block. They released their debut single "High Without Your Love" in May 2017 through Island ...more