The Best New Artists Of 2023

Over 200 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best New Artists Of 2023
Latest additions: Little Simz
Most divisive: Flo Milli

Another year, another batch of new artists. With the prominence of TikTok, many singers in their teens and early twenties find themselves thrust into stardom very suddenly. Of course, some musicians that make waves have been grinding behind the scenes for years before getting their big break. From on-the-rise nepo baby superstars like Baby Keem to the 2022 BRIT Awards Best New Artist winner Little Simz, 2023's current industry roster only continues to grow as young artists discover their sound and develop fanbases worldwide

Which trending new musicians are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best new artists of 2023, and be sure to also check out this year's top new albums!

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  • The Kid LAROI
    173 votes
    Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard (born August 17, 2003), known professionally as the Kid LAROI, is an Australian rapper, singer, and songwriter. Howard originally gained recognition from his association and friendship with American rapper Juice Wrld while he was on tour in Australia. He gained a local following before joining a partnership agreement with Lil Bibby's Grade A Productions and Columbia Records and attained further popularity in 2020 with his collaboration with Juice Wrld on "Go", which peaked at number 52 on the Billboard Hot 100. His debut mixtape, F*ck Love (2020), peaked at number one on the Australian ARIA Charts, making him the youngest Australian solo artist ever to reach the top of the chart, and also reached number one on the US Billboard 200. Additionally, Howard's songs "Without You" and its remix with Miley Cyrus, and his collaboration with Justin Bieber, "Stay", reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100, with "Stay" peaking at number one for seven weeks.
  • PinkPantheress
    PinkPantheress (born 2001) is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer. In 2021, while attending university in London, she posted several songs to TikTok that went viral, including "Break It Off", and she subsequently signed to Parlophone and Elektra Records. Her singles "Pain" and "Just for Me" peaked in the top 40 of the UK Singles Chart. Her debut mixtape, To Hell with It, was released in 2021.
  • Baby Keem
    151 votes
    Hykeem Jamaal Carter Jr. (born October 22, 2000), known professionally as Baby Keem, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Las Vegas, Nevada. He initially gained major recognition following the release of his single "Orange Soda", from his second mixtape Die for My B*tch (2019), which peaked at number 98 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. He would later go on to collaborate with prominent artists such as Travis Scott, Kanye West, and his cousin Kendrick Lamar, on the songs "Durag Activity," "Praise God," "Range Brothers," and "Family Ties" respectively, with "Family Ties" and "Praise God" reaching the top 20 on the Hot 100. His debut studio album The Melodic Blue, which was preceded by the aforementioned singles, was issued in September 2021 by Columbia Records and pgLang.
  • girl in red
    123 votes
    Marie Ulven Ringheim (born 16 February 1999), known professionally as Girl in Red (often stylized in all lowercase as girl in red), is a Norwegian indie pop singer-songwriter. Her single "I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend" has gained over 40 million streams on Spotify, and was listed at No. 9 on The New York Times list of "The 68 Best Songs of 2018". Since 2018, Ringheim has released two extended plays from her bedroom studio and has amassed over 3 million monthly streamers on Spotify.
  • Måneskin
    133 votes
    Måneskin are an Italian glam pop rock band formed in Rome in 2016. The band is composed of vocalist Damiano David, bassist Victoria de Angelis, guitarist Thomas Raggi, and drummer Ethan Torchio. Performing in the streets in their early days, they rose to prominence after finishing second in the eleventh season of the Italian talent show X Factor in 2017. Their international breakthrough ensued when the foursome won the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 for Italy with the song "Zitti e buoni." The band have released two studio albums Il ballo della vita (2018) and Teatro d'ira: Vol. I (2021), one extended-play, and nine singles, which have topped the Italian and European music charts. They have collected 28 platinum and 7 gold certifications from FIMI (Federation of the Italian Music Industry), and have sold over one million records in Italy before their post-Eurovision breakthrough. In 2021, Måneskin became the first Italian rock band to reach the top 10 on the UK Singles Chart.
  • Tate McRae
    112 votes
    Tate Rosner McRae is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and dancer. McRae caught the attention of RCA Records in 2019 after her original song "One Day" went viral on YouTube, subsequently releasing her debut EP, All the Things I Never Said, in January 2020.