These new music artists are on the verge of dominating the industry with their catchy lyrics, danceable beats, and eccentric style. You may be able to sing their songs word for word, but how much do you really know about today’s up-and-coming artists? Here are a few things you didn’t know about the new music pop stars of today.
Swedish singer Elliphant doesn’t sit down and write songs the traditional way. Instead, she scribbles down small notes and ideas on her body and then matches her lyrics up with some funky, danceable beats.
Former Disney star Hayley Kiyoko’s inspiration for the song “Girls Like Girls” was to let guys know that they shouldn’t worry about other men trying to steal their girlfriends. They should also be concerned about another girl stepping in and taking their girlfriend away, too.
Los Angeles native RYDEN has always had a love for music. She started playing classical piano as a young child, and then she learned how to play the violin in high school. In college, she would ditch class all the time to hang out in the studio and record music.
Zolita wrote her first song when she was just 7-years-old. She was angry at her mom for making her eat broccoli, so she wrote a song with the lyrics, “Sometimes it is easy, sometimes it is hard in life.” Classic!
Bebe Rexha’s name may not sound familiar, but the singer’s amazing vocals are definitely memorable. She has been featured on some pretty popular pop songs, including David Guetta, Nicki Minaj, and Afrojack’s track, ”Hey Mama,” and "Me, Myself & I" by G-Eazy.
The very first song Bonnie McKee ever wrote was called “Kitten,” and it was dedicated to a boy named Liam who she had a major crush on. Her dad played the guitar while she sang lyrics such as, “I'll be your kitten if you come around, I'll be your kitten, please don't let me down."
Swedish singer Zara Larsson has captured our hearts with songs like “Lush Life” and “Never Forget You,” and she has been releasing music since she was just 15-years-old. Although this may seem young to most, Zara says if she could’ve entered the music industry sooner, she would’ve. She was stressed out because she thought she was “waiting too long” to get her career off the ground.
Were you shocked by any of these facts about today’s newest pop stars?