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The Best Pop Artists Of 2019, Ranked

Updated January 21, 2020 371.8k votes 27.0k voters 406.2k views70 items

List RulesOnly popular artists releasing new music in 2019.

Updated: check out our list of the best pop singers of 2020!

Here are the best pop artists of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. Only including popular artists releasing new music right now, this list of current pop singers and musicians features rising stars, like Lauv and Mabel, as well as the most famous, constantly-trending hit singers, like Ariana Grande and Bruno Mars. Solo artists and pop groups, like Loote and Why Don't We, are all releasing some of the latest hits in the industry, and are therefore included here. Who are the top pop artists of 2019? Who's defining pop music today?

Both American artists and musicians from elsewhere in the world are eligible for inclusion, as long as they are among the best and/or biggest names of the modern day. 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
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    Billie Eilish
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  • 3
    Khalid
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  • 4
    Post Malone
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  • 5
    Imagine Dragons
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  • 6
    Selena Gomez
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  • 7
    Bruno Mars
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  • 8
    Halsey
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  • 9
    Dua Lipa
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  • 10
    Shawn Mendes
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  • 11
    Adele
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  • 12
    Lady Gaga
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  • 13
    Rihanna
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  • 14
    Charlie Puth
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  • 15
    Beyoncé Knowles
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  • 16
    Katy Perry
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  • 17
    The Chainsmokers
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  • 18
    Panic! at the Disco
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  • 19
    Sam Smith
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  • 20
    The Weeknd
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  • 21
    Cardi B
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  • 22
    Shakira
    2,344
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  • 23
    5 Seconds of Summer
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  • 24
    BTS
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    Sia Furler
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