New Music To Know

(L-R) Emre Turkmen, Olly Alexander and Mikey Goldsworthy of Years & Years (Mike Massaro/Interscope Records)

New Music to Know: Years & Years on ‘King’, Ariana Grande & Being the Next Big Thing

Years & Years singer Olly Alexander left a burgeoning acting career for music, and considering the success of single ‘King,’ it was a smart decision.

06/18/2015

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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.

05/01/2015

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New Music to Know: LunchMoney Lewis Wants To Make Your Life More Fun

The 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.”

04/17/2015

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New Music to Know: Allie X Is a Mystery, Even to Herself

Allie 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.

04/03/2015

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New Music To Know: MisterWives Leave Their Ego at the Door

MisterWives’ 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.

02/19/2015

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New Music to Know: Seinabo Sey Is a Pop Star Who is Wise Beyond Her 24 Years

Swedish 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.

02/06/2015

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New Music to Know: George Ezra Prepares to Take Over America, with a Little Help from Sam Smith

The English singer, who is already a household name overseas, is gearing up to have a Sam Smith-like year of his own.

01/15/2015

Best New Artists Radio.com New Music to Know 2014

Top 14 New Artists Of 2014

As 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.

12/18/2014

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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.”

11/14/2014

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New Music To Know: Elijah Blake Finds Inspiration in the Darkness

He 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.

11/06/2014

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