2019 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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Grace VanderWaal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 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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Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She began her career in the Broadway musical 13, before landing the role of Cat Valentine on the ...more

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Billie Eilish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 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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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-songwriter. Gaining attention from self-released music on social media platforms, ...more

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Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Dua Lipa is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Cardi B is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Bebe Rexha is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Panic! at the Disco is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Momoland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
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Momoland is a South Korean girl group formed by Dublekick Company. They debuted on November 10, 2016, with the EP Welcome to Momoland. The members are the winners of survival program Finding ...more

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Julia Michaels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 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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The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Sam Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Ava Max is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 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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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on ...more

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5 Seconds of Summer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop rock and pop punk band. Formed in Sydney in 2011, the band consists of Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, and Ashton Irwin. The group were ...more

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Troye Sivan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Troye Sivan Mellet (born 5 June 1995) is a South African-born Australian singer, songwriter, actor, and YouTube personality. After gaining popularity as a singer on YouTube and in Australian ...more

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Ellie Goulding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Elena Jane "Ellie" Goulding is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Her career began when she met record producer Starsmith and Frankmusik, and she was later ...more

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Hailee Steinfeld is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked
Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She made her breakthrough starring as Mattie Ross in True Grit (2010), for which she was nominated for numerous ...more

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Bangtan Boys (BTS) is listed (or ranked) 25 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