These new, up-and-coming musicians show real promise, so be sure to keep an eye on them. Their talent and style is getting them recognized, and before you know it, they’ll be mainstream! If you like being the one to introduce your friends to the best new artist, get to know their music now, before they are household names.
Lana Del Rey
Lana has been at the center of a controversial whirlwind in her early career – she has received both praise for the Noir-ish feel of her music, as well as accusations about her lack of genuineness as a musician. Her hit single "Video Games" was a top 10 UK pop song back in 2011. Despite the controversy, she is definitely one to watch out for!
At just 20 years old, Sheeran is one of the biggest breakthrough artists of 2011 in the UK. His first hit song, "The A Team", rose to number 3, and his debut album + opened at number one on the album chart!
his engaged duo first gained notoriety for their awesome covers of rap songs like Chris Brown’s "Look At Me Now", as well as Nicki Minaj's hit “Super Bass”. Then, the duo released an original song "Crash Your Party" in 2011, and it reached the top 40 on the pop charts.