The Best New Pop Artists Of 2022
If there ever was a year for new pop artists, it's without a doubt 2022. Due to the increasingly widespread use of social media platform TikTok, many of 2022's hottest new pop singers gained popularity through viral video uploads and fanbase clout. Gen-Z female artists Mimi Webb, PinkPantheress, Nessa Barrett, Jessie Murph, Amelia Moore, Sadie Jean, and GAYLE are just a few examples of this year's on-the-rise superstars who've thrived from TikTok streams with subsequent Billboard Hot 100 charting success. The 2022 BRIT Awards' Rising Star recipient Holly Humberstone plans on releasing her debut studio album this year and touring with both Olivia Rodrigo and girl in red, and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter the Kid LAROI also has a debut LP slated for this year, titled The First Time.
Which trending new pop singers are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best new pop artists of 2022, and be sure to also check out this year's top new pop songs here.
- 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 ...more
- 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 ...more
- Finneas Baird O'Connell, also known as FINNEAS, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and actor. He has released several singles and has written music for other artists, ...more
- Joshua T. Bassett (born December 22, 2000) is an American actor and singer. He is known for starring as Ricky Bowen in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
- Janesa Jaida Barrett, known professionally as Nessa Barrett is an American singer and songwriter. Barrett rose to prominence on the video sharing app TikTok in 2019. Barrett began her music career in ...more
- Lauren Spencer-Smith (born September 28, 2003) is a British-born Canadian singer-songwriter from Vancouver Island. She appeared as a contestant on the eighteenth season of American Idol in 2020, ...more