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The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked  

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List Rules Only current artists releasing new music in 2019.

Here are the best pop artists of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. Only including artists releasing new music, this list of current pop singers and musicians features rising stars, like Lauv and Mabel, as well as famous pop music singers, like Ariana Grande and Bruno Mars. Solo artists and pop groups, like Loote and Why Don't We, are all included here. Who are the top pop artists of 2019? 

Vote up the 2019 pop stars who are dominating the charts, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

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Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Ariana Grande (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. As one of the world's leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for her wide vocal range. Grande has ...more
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Billie Eilish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked

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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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Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
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Shawn Peter Raul Mendes (born August 8, 1998) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He gained a following in 2013, posting song covers on the video-sharing application Vine. The following year, ...more
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Khalid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Khalid Donnel Robinson (born February 11, 1998), known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter. His debut single, "Location", was released in July 2016, and his ...more
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Halsey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994), known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. Her initial recognition came from her self-released music posted on ...more
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Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, voice actor, and choreographer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii ...more
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Post Malone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Austin Richard Post (born July 4, 1995), known professionally as Post Malone, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist. He first gained major recognition in ...more
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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by her stage name Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion designer. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, her career began upon meeting record producer Evan ...more
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Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Imagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne "Wing" Sermon, bassist Ben McKee and ...more
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Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. Born and raised in Grand Prairie, Texas, she was first featured on the children's series Barney & Friends in the early 2000s. In 2007, ...more
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Panic! at the Disco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Panic! at the Disco is an American band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and features the current lineup of vocalist and guitarist Brendon Urie and bassist Dallon Weekes, who are supported ...more
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Adele is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, MBE is a British singer and songwriter. Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006. In 2007, she received ...more
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Bangtan Boys (BTS) is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
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Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, is a seven member South Korean boy group formed by Big Hit Entertainment. They debuted on June 13, 2013 with the song "No More Dream". They have won ...more
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Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and ...more
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Dua Lipa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Dua Lipa (born August 22, 1995) is an English singer, songwriter, and model. Her musical career began at age 14, when she began covering songs by other artists on YouTube. In 2015, she was ...more
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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is known for her unconventionality, provocative ...more
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Cardi B is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
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Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and media personality. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, she first ...more
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The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
The Chainsmokers are an American, New York City-based, disc jockey/producer/songwriter duo consisting of members Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. The duo rose to fame with their 2014 hit
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Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter and occasional actress. She had limited exposure to secular music during her childhood and ...more
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John Legend is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
John Roger Stephens, better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He has won nine Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe and one Academy Award. In 2007, ...more
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Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Adam Noah Levine is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5. Born and raised in Los Angeles, ...more
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Sam Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which ...more
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Bebe Rexha is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Bleta "Bebe" Rexha (born August 30, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. She is best known for her collaborations with other artists, such as G-Eazy's "Me, ...more
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Sia Furler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Sia Kate Isobelle Furler, better known mononymously as Sia, is an Australian singer, songwriter and music video director. Musically and artistically precocious from an early age, Sia became ...more
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The Weeknd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
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Abel Tesfaye, known by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian PBR&B singer, songwriter, recording artist, and record producer. In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to ...more