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The Best Pop Artists Of 2020, Ranked

Updated October 13, 2020 306.6k votes 19.8k voters 238.4k views96 items

List RulesOnly popular artists releasing new music in 2020.

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Here are the best pop artists of 2020, ranked by fans everywhere. Only including popular artists releasing new music right now, this list of current pop singers and musicians features new pop artists to watch in 2020 and rising stars, like Lauv and Charli XCX, as well as the most famous, constantly-trending hit singers, like Lady Gaga and The Weeknd. Solo artists and pop groups, like the Jonas Brothers and Maroon 5, are all releasing some of the latest hits in the industry, and are therefore included here. Who are the top pop artists of 2020? 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. Who are the hottest pop artists right now? What good pop artists do you think will define 2020's pop music landscape?

Vote up the 2020 pop stars who are dominating the charts, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

  • 1
    Ariana Grande
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  • 2
    Billie Eilish
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  • 3
    Harry Styles
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  • 4
    Dua Lipa
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  • 5
    Shawn Mendes
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  • 6
    Taylor Swift
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  • 7
    Selena Gomez
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  • 8
    Camila Cabello
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  • 9
    Bruno Mars
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  • 10
    Beyoncé Knowles
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  • 11
    Imagine Dragons
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  • 12
    Post Malone
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  • 13
    The Weeknd
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  • 14
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  • 15
    Lady Gaga
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  • 16
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  • 17
    Demi Lovato
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  • 18
    Maroon 5
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  • 19
    Cardi B
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  • 20
    Ava Max
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  • 21
    Lewis Capaldi
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    Zayn Malik
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  • 23
    Jonas Brothers
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  • 24
    Charlie Puth
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  • 25
    Katy Perry
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