As the music industry wakes up from its holiday slumber and begins the new year, attention shifts to developing new artists whose careers are beginning to build. Below are forty hand-picked artists of varying genres and current levels of success. Some are completely independent, while others have already topped charts. Regardless, all of them show potential to be even bigger names, particularly in America, in the coming year. Listen to the artists through this SoundCloud playlist, and check back later in the year to see how these predictions turned out. Continue reading “Class Of 2015: 40 promising artists to watch this year”
Jamie Scott moves into the pole position, while Kimbra puts a pair of debuts into the top thirty and George Ezra returns to the chart with a new peak.
Jamie Scott makes a #7 debut with “Unbreakable” as Usher and Nicki Minaj join him in the top ten with “She Came To Give It To You.” Maroon 5 and Kimbra also score debuts within the top forty with new preorder singles from each of their upcoming albums. Additional debuts include Hunter Hayes, Sir Sly, a pair of songs from Bernhoft, and Echosmith.