The 15 best new artists of 2017

Khalid, Ozuna, Phoebe Bridgers, and Yaeji killed it from the jump.

The 15 best new artists of 2017 Sharon Gong
1. Phoebe Bridgers
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Frank Ockenfels  

Recommended if you're: casually sad

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2. Khalid
The 15 best new artists of 2017 David Becker / Getty Images

Recommended if you're: young and broke

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3. Ozuna
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Timothy Smith for The FADER  

Recommended if you're: celebrating strength and independence

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4. Yaeji
The 15 best new artists of 2017 YouTube

Recommended if you're: dancing and crying

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5. Julia Michaels
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Renell Medrano for The FADER

Recommended if you're: pushing boundaries on pop

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6. BbyMutha
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Bbymutha

Recommended if you're: a new type of rap role model

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7. SOB X RBE
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Mancy Gant for The FADER

Recommended if you're: united

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8. Bedouine
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Rozette Rago for The FADER

Recommended if you're: timeless

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9. YBN Nahmir
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Sam Balaban for The FADER

Recommended if you're: savvy

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10. Smooky MarGielaa
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Joe Lipstein

Recommended if you're: balancing school and music

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11. Cherrie
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Mario Kristian for The FADER

Recommended if you're: a soft-spoken powerhouse

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12. Charly Bliss
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Shervin Lainez

Recommended if you're: smart, cute, and angry

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13. SahBabii
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Sam Balaban for The FADER

Recommended if you're: devout

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14. Standing On The Corner
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Devlin Claro Resetar

Recommended if you're: a mishmash

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15. Mabel
The 15 best new artists of 2017 Jamie Morgan

Recommended if you're: flipping power dynamics

The 15 best new artists of 2017