Who else finally got their driver's license, attended a political rally, or broke up with their toxic ex last year?! Despite the shade that pop music constantly receives, pop artists will always drive the music industry, inspire social change, and help listeners discover their most authentic selves. From Gen Z popstar royalty Olivia Rodrigo and Billie Eilish to the legendary Elton John, all of the musicians featured below are shaping 2022's pop music scene one Billboard hit single at a time.
Which trending pop singers are you most excited to see live, and whose projects are you currently listening to? Which studio album will break more records than SOUR? Vote below for the best pop artists of 2022, and be sure to also check out this year's top new pop songs here.