Despite the shade that pop music constantly receives, pop artists will always drive the music industry, reaching massive worldwide audiences through their catchy hit singles while simultaneously inspiring social change on a regular basis. Puerto Rican reggaetón superstar Bad Bunny and singer-songwriter royalty Taylor Swift may have been the unofficial king and queen of 2022's pop scene, but who will reign over 2023? From Gen Z Best New Artist Grammy recipients Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo, to rap's finest Nicki Minaj and Drake, all of the musicians featured below are shaping 2023'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 Midnights (if that's even possible)? Vote below for the best pop artists of 2023, and be sure to also check out this year's top new pop songs afterwards.