New Music to Know: Years & Years on 'King', Ariana Grande & Being the Next Big ThingYears & Years singer Olly Alexander left a burgeoning acting career for music, and considering the success of single 'King,' it was a smart decision.
New Music to Know: Life of Dillon Set the Sound of Summer with 'Overload'With 'Overload,' British pop trio Life of Dillon may already have the song of summer 2015. And summer is still a month away.
New Music to Know: LunchMoney Lewis Wants To Make Your Life More FunThe man behind "Bills" wants to make music that hinges on something more than a great hook. "I want to make music that people feel like they connect with," he says. "I really want to make music for everybody."
New Music to Know: Allie X Is a Mystery, Even to HerselfAllie X does not want you to know much about her. Perhaps, because she's still trying to figure out who exactly Allie X is herself.
New Music To Know: MisterWives Leave Their Ego at the DoorMisterWives' debut LP exhibits the many elements that make up the band's collective musical personality: a bit of rocksteady reggae, a dash of Broadway balladeering, a splash of EDM and heaping helpings of neon-tinted new wave.
New Music to Know: Seinabo Sey Is a Pop Star Who is Wise Beyond Her 24 YearsSwedish singer Seinabo Sey may be just 24 years old, but her music has a level of maturity and introspection not usually offered by songs in rotation on the radio. Where her song 'Younger' is right now.
New Music to Know: George Ezra Prepares to Take Over America, with a Little Help from Sam SmithThe English singer, who is already a household name overseas, is gearing up to have a Sam Smith-like year of his own.
Top 14 New Artists Of 2014As the year comes to a close, we'd like to honor those 14 artists who we think you'll be hearing from for many, many years to come.
New Music to Know: Niia Finds Her Voice With a Little Help from James Bond"Some artists love that power of swooping in and watching the crowd eat out of their hand," Niia says. "But for me, it’s a little scary and I think I realized we both can play the vulnerability card. Me as the artist, them as the audience."
New Music To Know: Elijah Blake Finds Inspiration in the DarknessHe may not be a household name, yet, but he's already won a GRAMMY for his part in writing Usher's hit single "Climax." And it kind of messed him up. Luckily, he found inspiration in his sadness.
New Music To Know: Dej Loaf Puts Detroit on the Map, AgainA shout out from Drake. A remix with Remy Ma. A spot on a new Detroit-centric Eminem track. Well-earned comparisons to Kendrick Lamar. DeJ Loaf is the hottest new thing in hip-hop. And it only took four months to get there.
New Music To Know: Ella Henderson Is Coming For AmericaThe Brit got her start back in 2012 when she appeared on UK's The X Factor. She was an early favorite to win with famous backers like Cher, Adele and Leona Lewis tweeting her praises, but she would only end up coming in sixth. But don't feel sorry for her, she's got her sights on a much bigger prize: America.