Best Music Artists of 2019


The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, more.

Can't wait for her new album in April.

She is so pretty.

We really love listening to her.

I like her singing.

2 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", only to change its name to Dream Theater later. more.
3 Locksmith Locksmith Davood Ali Asgari, better known by his stage name Locksmith, is an American rapper from Richmond, California.

An artist that most people might not be familiar with, I strongly recommend him to any fan of real hip hop. Everybody always talks about how amazing Kendrick Lamar is, but I doubt they've listened to this guy, he is actually a lot better than Kendrick (in my humble opinion) - DaWyteNight

4 Run the Jewels Run the Jewels Run the Jewels, also known by the initialism RTJ, is an American hip hop duo consisting of rapper/producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike.

Looking forward to RTJ4. - DaWyteNight

5 J.I.D

One of the most promising modern rappers. - DaWyteNight

6 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce more.

god of rap

7 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian–French singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.
8 Russ

Now this guy gets a lot of hate, and I'm sure some people will have a meltdown for me adding him in this list, but he's honestly a really good artist. He can rap, he can sing, he produces his own music, he's actually a much better version of Drake in my opinion. - DaWyteNight

9 Tame Impala Tame Impala Tame Impala is an Australian psychedelic rock band founded by Kevin Parker in 2007. The group began as a home recording project for Parker, who writes, records, performs, and produces the music.

I hear they're probably going to release a new album this year - LightningStrike

10 Guy Sebastian Guy Sebastian Guy Theodore Sebastian is an Malaysian-Australian singer and songwriter. He was the first winner of Australian Idol in 2003, and a judge on Australia's The X Factor from 2010 to 2012 and then again in 2015 and 2016.


This guy just has one hell of an amazing voice. - DaWyteNight

The Newcomers

? Bishop Nehru

Emperor Nehru is one of the best rappers out nowadays, and he kills everything he touches even if it is trap or mainstream sounding. - DaWyteNight

The Contenders

11 Greta Van Fleet Greta Van Fleet

Good job on getting that grammy - LightningStrike

12 Chris Webby Chris Webby Christian Webster, better known by his stage name Chris Webby, is an American rapper from Norwalk, Connecticut.

This guy actually proves that even at this day in age, you can make bangers but not let lyricism take a backseat. - DaWyteNight

13 Billie Eilish Billie Eilish

She's so relatable, so creative, and so honest. She's not a narcissist jerk who only cares about herself. Her taste in art is so unique and just plain awesome. BILLIE EILISH FOR THE WIN!

Holy cow, best singer here by far! I was expecting her to be around top 3 because you see her everywhere compared to other artists. Most teens are raving about her compared to artists above her on this billboard. Makes no sense.

Her style is so unique. Her music really unveils her soul.

She is the best singer in the world.

14 Halsey Halsey Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known by her stage name Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. She was born on September 29, 1994 in New Jersey. She started her career by releasing songs on SoundCloud, and now she is a well-known pop singer with hits like Bad at Love, and Now or Never. She had originated more.
15 BJ The Chicago Kid BJ The Chicago Kid

One of the few actual good r&b artists left, he brings a unique style that is smooth and refreshing. - DaWyteNight

16 Jojo Siwa Jojo Siwa
17 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. more.

Ariana Grande is the best all time favorite singer and the worlds most popular hottest and very awesome most impressive Hit Songs.

She totally rocked out with some friends that she knew

Ariana is the best artist

Number one for me.

i love her

18 Lil Wyte Lil Wyte Patrick Lanshaw, better known by his stage name Lil Wyte, is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee.

The dude is a beast

19 Joey Bada$$ Joey Bada$$ Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known by his stage name Joey Badass, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor.

One of the best modern rappers, All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ was one of the best hip hop albums of recent years, and again he is better than everybody's favorite overrated rapper Kendrick Lamar. Hopefully he will release another album in 2019. - DaWyteNight

20 Weezer Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.
21 Khalid Khalid

Definitely one of the best modern artists in r&b and music in general. - DaWyteNight

22 Ski Mask the Slump God Ski Mask the Slump God

Hell no, this guy is terrible! - DaWyteNight

23 Tyler, The Creator Tyler, The Creator Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director. more.
24 Rittz Rittz Jonathan McCollum, better known by his stage name Rittz, is an American rapper from Gwinnett County, Georgia.

One of the best rappers of our time, hopefully 2019 will see the release of a new album, now that he has left Strange Music it will be interesting to see what he will do. - DaWyteNight

25 Logic Logic Born on January 22, 1990, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known as Logic, is one of the most influential artists in the rap game today, with amazing lyricism and flow. Logic first gained major fame through making 2013's edition of the XXL Top-10 Freshmen List, and has easily more.

Released the best album ever - sadical

26 Judas Priest Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. more.
27 Childish Gambino Childish Gambino Donald McKinley Glover Jr. is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and DJ. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ. more.

One of the best lyricists of our time and also an amazing actor.

28 Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. He also performs as the frontman of rock band Japanese Cartoon more.
29 The Dear Hunter The Dear Hunter
30 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive/alternative/post-metal band, that was formed in 1990. more.
31 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. more.
32 MakeYouKnowLove
33 K-Rino K-Rino Eric Kaiser (born 9 September 1970), better known by his stage name K-Rino, is an American rapper and record producer from Houston, Texas. He is a pioneer of the Southern hip hop scene, and has been rapping since 1983. K-Rino's first release was the single "rocking It" with his group Real Chill in 1986, more.
34 Motorpsycho Motorpsycho
35 Paul McCartney Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .

He's still making music, and it's good - VeritusEro

What...literally who listens to paul mcartney anymore lol

36 J. Cole J. Cole Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
37 Token

Much like J.I.D, this guy is one of the most promising new rappers to look out for. - DaWyteNight

38 Jelly Roll
39 Brian McKnight Brian McKnight Brian McKnight, born June 5, 1969, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet. He is one of the very few leggiero tenors in more.
40 Will Downing Will Downing Wilfred "Will" Downing is an American singer and songwriter. He is married to singer Audrey Wheeler, who was a member of the R&B group Unlimited Touch.
41 Zayn Malik Zayn Malik Zain Javadd Malik, born on 12 January 1993, who records mononymously as ZAYN, is a British singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Bradford, ZAYN aspired to pursue a career in music from a young age leading him to audition as a solo artist for the British reality television music competition The X more.
42 Andrea Bocelli Andrea Bocelli Andrea Bocelli is an Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became permanently blind at the age of 12 following a football accident.
43 Kanye West Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching more.
44 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about more.

Cry babies don't belong on this list - LightningStrike

45 Leprous Leprous Leprous is a Norwegian progressive metal band formed in 2001 in Notodden, Norway. The band gained prominence as the backing band for former Emperor frontman Ihsahn's live shows.
46 Haken Haken Haken are an English progressive metal band formed in 2007 by multi-instrumentalist Richard Henshall, guitarist Matthew Marshall, and vocalist Ross Jennings.
47 Thank You Scientist Thank You Scientist
48 Premiata Forneria Marconi
49 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends as a child, she received her breakthrough role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. more.
50 NF NF Nathan "Nate" John Feuerstein, whose stage name is NF, is an American Christian hip hop rapper, singer and musician from Gladwin, Michigan.
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1. Dream Theater
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