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10 Best New Artists of 2016

From Ariana Grande to Beyoncé to Zayn, we’re taking a look back at the best pop music had to offer in 2016.

We’ve brought you the 35 Best Pop Songs of 2016, as well as the 25 Best Pop Albums of 2016. Now, it’s time to meet the fresh talent we were most excited about this year.

From Kylie Jenner‘s Lip Gloss mystery troupe Terror Jr to South Korea’s hottest new exports BLACKPINK to the spitfire sound of singer-songwriter LOLO, there were plenty of brand new acts on the scene worth putting on your radar early as the ones to watch. And if you didn’t already know ’em, this is your chance to hop on the bandwagon before the rest of the world does.

Check out our picks for the Best New Artists of 2016 up top. Got some faves we didn’t already mention? Let us know in the comments below.

Next: The 25 Best Pop Albums of 2016

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