Maya PayneElla HendersonRae MorrisPia Mia
The Guam-born singer was championed by Kim Kardashian back in 2013 and has been releasing excellent cross-genre pop music ever since. Listen to her single “Do It Again (feat. Chris Brown & Tyga)” now!
Tori KellyMeg MacAshley RobertsPixie Lott
She tried to break through on competition reality shows before turning to the web, where she built a fanbase around her steely optimism and larger-than-life vocals. Listen to her single “Should’ve Been Us” now!
Billie BlackBecky GAlly HernandezKaty Tiz
Last summer she became an internet sensation thanks to her impossibly catchy single “Shower.” Since then, she’s released a series of increasingly mature pop anthems produced by Dr. Luke, the hitmaker behind some of Katy Perry’s biggest hits. Listen to Becky’s single “Lovin’ So Hard” now!
Madison BeerAlli SimpsonHaley SalesRachel Platten
The 34-year-old is finally breaking through after years on the singer-songwriter circuit thanks to her massive, Taylor Swift-approved hit “Fight Song.” Listen to “Fight Song” now!
Bebe RexhaKat DahliaNova RockafellerAngel Haze
She got her start singing in an electro-pop band with Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz before going solo. Now she’s queen of the EDM-pop scene thanks to her hit “I Can’t Stop Drinking About You.” Listen to her latest single “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy” now!
Eden XOCharlotte OCZella DayAllie X
The Katy Perry-approved singer mixes Lady Gaga-esque theatrics with straightforward pop hooks. Listen to her latest single “Catch” now!
GraceAlessia CaraJonesRozzi Crane
The 18-year-old Canadian’s debut single “Here” has been making waves on social media all summer. Listen to the anti-party anthem now!
Mila JJustine SkyeNatasha MosleyTink
The Brooklyn-born teenager’s Tumblr popularity landed her a deal with Atlantic Records, and now she’s releasing the kind of badass R&B-inspired pop that made Rihanna famous. Listen to her single “Bandit” now!
Ella EyreBecky HillJess GlynneLauren Jauregui
The British singer-songwriter has been ruling the dance charts since she teamed up with Clean Bandit for the world-conquering hit “Rather Be.” Listen to her latest solo single, “Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself,” now!
Melanie MartinezRaquel SofiaJessie JamesEmmalyn Estrada
The 20-year-old singer competed on the third season of The Voice and has been releasing creepy-cute pop music ever since. Listen to her single “Pity Party” now!
Chelsea LankesHOLYCHILDRyn WeaverParis Carney
The NYU dropout became an overnight sensation last summer when she released the infectious, impossible-to-categorize single “OctaHate.” Listen to her single “The Fool” now!
Amy RoseBea MillerCarly Rose SonenclarCassie Steele
The 16-year-old competed on the second season of The X Factor before making a name for herself with the fiery hit “Fire N Gold.” Listen to the empowering anthem now!
Laura WelshRosie LoweSinead HarnettPhoebe Ryan
The L.A.-based musician became an internet sensation earlier this year when her R. Kelly–Miguel mash-up “Ignition / Do You…” went viral. She’s currently signed to Columbia Records and working on her debut album. Listen to her single “Homie” now!
Elle KingHalseyGrace PotterZZ Ward
Earlier this year, the 20-year-old singer-songwriter became the most-talked about performer at SXSW thanks to a series of unforgettable performances. Listen to her single “New Americana” now!
Tkay MaidzaNatalie La RoseNikyee HeatonTeyana Taylor
Natalie La Rose!
She’s been having a good summer thanks to “Somebody,” her infectious, Whitney Houston–sampling collaboration with R&B singer Jeremih. Listen to the summer jam now!
Tove LoLåpsleyLaura DoggettTove Styrke
The Swedish pop star has been bubbling under the radar with a handful of left-of-center pop gems, including a glitchy cover of Britney Spears’ hit “…Baby One More Time.” Listen to her luminous single “Ego” now!
FlorrieMiriam BryantZara LarssonGrace Mitchell
A 17-year-old pop singer from Sweden, Larsson first appeared on a televised talent show before signing with Universal Music Sweden. She released her first collection of bright, synth-heavy tunes in the United States earlier this year. Listen to her single “Uncover” now!
Signed to Diplo’s Mad Decent label, the Los Angeles–based singer has been releasing mixtapes since 2013. Recently she teamed up with the pop geniuses behind PC Music and released the uber-pop single “When I Rule the World.” Listen to the bubblegum banger now!
Melissa SteelKenzie MayDevyn RoseVictoria Monet
The 22-year-old British singer has only a handful of singles under her belt but has already shown more range than artists who have been around for years. She transitions seamlessly between reggae, dancehall, pop, and house music. Listen to her single “You Love Me? (feat. Wretch 32)” now!
Lola BlancKwamie LivTei ShiHayley Kiyoko
Kiyoko is best known as an actress, but she’s been releasing music almost as long. Earlier this summer, she had a viral hit with the LGBT-friendly anthem “Girls Like Girls.” Listen to the single now!
Can You Name These Up-And-Coming Pop Stars?
Because it doesn't seem like it...
When one of these girls blows up, you're going to be able to boast that you liked her before she was cool.