Top 10 Songs Made by Young Artists


The Top Ten

1 ABC - Jackson 5 ABC - Jackson 5

11-year old Michael reached #5 on the Billboard chart with the album this was on, although he was part of a band that was made up of his older brothers. Pretty respectable, considering he was just a kid, and at that time, the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, the Doors, and many other luminaries of musical history were also on the charts at the same time.

2 Baby - Justin Bieber Baby - Justin Bieber

Complete crap. - Gehenna

Are you joking? - KingFab

The Biebs was 15 1/2 when this exploded all over the music world.

3 Frontside Ollie - Robin
4 My Girl - Michael Jackson

Michael's solo album hit #5 on Billboard when he was just 14 years old, but the Beatles had already broken up, and Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison had all died by then.

5 Never Say Never - Justin Bieber
6 I Want You Back - Jackson 5
7 Santa Claus is Coming to Town - Jackson 5
8 Boyfriend - Justin Bieber
9 Believe - Justin Bieber
10 Foolish Beat - Debbie Gibson

Gibson is the youngest artist to have a Billboard #1 for a song they sang, wrote, and produced themselves- age 17.

The Contenders

11 What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
12 The Coolest - Jaden Smith
13 Lovers- Jackie Evancho

With her first major label album at 10 years old, Jackie Evancho was the youngest artist in US chart history to have an album that hit #2 and also the youngest to have a Platinum album. Her second album was also recorded when she was 10, and also hit #2 on the Billboard 200, only slightly missing out on hitting #1 behind an Eminem album. She also hit #1 several times on the Billboard Classical albums chart.

14 Nessun Dorma - Jackie Evancho
15 The Letter - The Box Tops

Lead singer Alex Chilton was only 16.

16 Fingertips - Stevie Wonder

Youngest artist in US chart history to have a #1 album on the Billboard 200; age 13.

17 MMMBop - Hanson

The Hanson brothers were 17, 15, and 11 when this single and the album Middle of Nowhere hit it big.

18 Blue - Leann Rimes

Youngest artist to win a Grammy, at age 14.

19 The Driveway - Miley Cyrus
20 You Belong With Me - Taylor Swift

This came out when she was almost 20 years old. What qualifies as a "young artist"?

I think maybe around a teenager would be considered a "young artist" - Catacorn

21 Angel - Jackie Evancho
22 Mistress of Pain - Death Angel

All members of the band were under 20 years old when this was recorded.

23 Whip My Hair - Willow Smith
24 21st Century Girl - Willow
25 Teardrops On My Guitar - Taylor Swift

Taylor was 16 when she recorded this for her first album.

26 Love Me Do - The Beatles

George Harrison was just 19 when this came out, though the other 3 members were in their early 20's.

27 Gimme Some Lovin' - Spencer Davis Group

Lead singer Steve Winwood was 17 years old, and also wrote this song.

28 Shower - Becky G.
29 Can't Blame a Girl for Trying - Sabrina Carpenter
30 Royals - Lorde
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