Nothing is wrong with supporting your favorite mainstream music artists like Beyonce and Jay-Z, but it is almost 2017 and there are new artists for this new year on the rise. Here are the next upcoming music artists bringing their music into 2017 with a bang.
The year 2016 was Barnett’s breakthrough year and she’s bringing even more to the table in 2017. Barnett released her first debut album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit, on March 20, 2015. The album is very invigorating and it is very worth the listen. Barnett has a lot more to bring in 2017.
Former college quarterback, Sam Hunt, is putting a new and unique twist on country music. His career so far has been pretty successful. Hunt has received popular recognition from other music artists in and outside the country music community. Hunt incorporates both R&B and pop elements in his music. He has said that he has never seen himself as being a music artist but he surely is a good one.
Tori Kelly already has some fire behind her back. Singing since the age of 12, Kelly has been coming up in the music industry pretty quickly. Kelly first gained popularity by posting covers of songs on YouTube. Now she is touring and writing her own music and so far, she has not been a disappointment. Her music career really took off after the release of her album, Unbreakable Smile, in 2015. We are looking forward to what she comes out with next.
Angel Olsen stepped back from music for a while, but she is coming back and is coming back hard. She has been called by an unknown source, “an especially bright light within the indie-folk scene.” Her album, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, released in 2014, received some pretty positive reviews. Olsen has shown how much she has grown with the release of her 2016 album, My Woman. She has proven herself to be a very raw talented music artist and we are looking forward to what she released in the year of 2017.
You read it right, Marshmallow. Marshmallow’s identity remains unknown. He has pretty good music. He says that “I just want to make good music; that doesn’t require you knowing who I am.” Marshmallow is coming up pretty big in the electronic music community, even as he remains anonymous. Starting in 2015 he got a lot of popular attention releasing music online. His music keeps the people moving.