Top 100 Hottest Artists 2018 | AAE Music

Top 100 Hottest Artists 2018

With songs regularly topping the charts, these music artists - both established industry veterans and new talent - are today’s leading 100 artists. Spanning genres from pop and rap to country and rock, their catchy songs are enjoyed by audiences across the globe.

Drake
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Drake

There are two artists with this name.1. Aubrey “Drake” Graham (born October 24, 1986 i...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Imagine Dragons
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Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons is a Grammy award-winning alternative rock band which formed in 2008 in La...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Ed Sheeran
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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran (born 17 February 1991) is a singer songwriter currently signed under Atlantic ...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Taylor Swift
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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is a singer-songwriter and producer known for her signature narrative-style s...

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Florida Georgia Line
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Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line is a duo comprised of members Tyler Hubbard (from Monroe, Georgia) an...

500,000 - 1,000,000
5 Seconds of Summer
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5 Seconds of Summer

5 Seconds of Summer (also known as 5SOS) are a 4-piece Australian pop rock/pop punk band. ...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Kenny Chesney
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Kenny Chesney

Kenneth Arnold (Kenny) Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer a...

750,000 - 1,000,000
Jason Aldean
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Jason Aldean

For anyone looking to brand Jason Aldean as part of a significant musical movement, good l...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Cole Swindell
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Cole Swindell

Singer-songwriter from Georgia who formerly sold merchandise for Luke Bryan. His debut alb...

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J Balvin
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J Balvin

Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin known artistically as J Balvin, is a Colombian reggaeton recordi...

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Thomas Rhett
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Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. (born in Valdosta, Georgia) is an American country music singer kn...

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Luke Bryan
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Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan grew up in the very small town of Leesburg, Ga. Back home, he helped his father...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Bebe Rexha
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Bebe Rexha

Bleta "Bebe" Rexha (born August 30, 1989) is an Albanian American singer-songwriter, known...

30,000 - 50,000
Death Cab for Cutie
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Death Cab for Cutie

Death Cab for Cutie is an American indie rock band formed in Bellingham, Washington in 199...

300,000 - 500,000
Chris Stapleton
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Chris Stapleton

Christopher Alvin Stapleton is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record produc...

100,000 - 200,000
Blue October
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Blue October

Blue October is an alternative rock band headquartered in San Marcos, Texas, but is origin...

40,000 - 75,000
Kendrick Lamar
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Kendrick Lamar

Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated rapper Kendrick Lamar is one of the rare artists who ha...

300,000 - 500,000
Ariana Grande
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Ariana Grande

Grande was born and raised in Boca Raton, Fla. Grande sang as a soloist in various symphon...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Nicki Minaj
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Nicki Minaj

Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982 in Trinidad and Tobago but now lives in New York ...

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Panic! at the Disco
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Panic! at the Disco

Panic! at the Disco is American rock band hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada. The current mem...

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Bruno Mars
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Bruno Mars

features special guest appearances from B.o.B, Cee-Lo Green, and Damian Marley. The lead s...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Tyga
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Tyga

Michael Stevenson (born November 19, 1989 in Compton, California), better known by his sta...

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Migos
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Migos

Migos are a Rap trio-group from Lawrenceville, GA consisting of members: Quavo (Quavious M...

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Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced /ˌlɛnərd ˈskɪnərd/ LEN-ərd-SKIN-ərd) is a Southern Rock...

150,000 - 300,000
Charlie Puth
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Charlie Puth

A passionate vocalist with an acoustic-leaning, retro-soul-influenced style, Charlie Puth ...

100,000 - 200,000
P!nk
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P!nk

P!nk is a stylisation of Pink, a pseudonym of singer songwriter Alecia Beth Moore (b. 8 Se...

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Lauv
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Lauv

Ari Staprans Leff , known by his stage name Lauv, is an American singer and songwriter. Hi...

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Daddy Yankee
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Daddy Yankee

Ramón "Raymond" Luis Ayala Rodríguez (born February 3, 1977), known artistically as Dadd...

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Keith Urban
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Keith Urban

Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-born country music singer, song...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Halsey
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Halsey

Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994), known by her stage name Halsey, is ...

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The Chainsmokers
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The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers are a disc jockey/producer duo consisting of Andrew Taggart (born in 1990...

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NF
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NF

Nate Feuerstein, recording and performing as the Hip-Hop/Alternative artist NF, is Capitol...

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Jason Mraz
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Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz (born June 23, 1977 in Mechanicsville, Virginia) is a Grammy-winning American s...

400,000 - 600,000
Demi Lovato
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Demi Lovato

Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato (born August 20, 1992 in Albuquerque, United States) is an ...

300,000 - 500,000
Eric Church
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Eric Church

Eric Church is a country music singer and songwriter who released his third studio album, ...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Neil Diamond
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Neil Diamond

Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer and songwriter, born in ...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Weezer
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Weezer

Weezer is an American rock band. Formed in 1992, they have released eight full length albu...

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Justin Timberlake
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Justin Timberlake

Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a Grammy Award ...

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Dierks Bentley
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Dierks Bentley

Bentley's musical style is considered to be more traditional than many of his contemporari...

300,000 - 500,000
J. Cole
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J. Cole

Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985 in Frankfurt, Germany), better known simply as...

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Kanye West
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Kanye West

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a Grammy award winning rapper,...

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G-Eazy
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G-Eazy

G-Eazy, the stage name of Gerald Earl Gillum, hails from the Bay area of California. He at...

75,000 - 100,000
YG
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YG

Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson (born March 9, 1990), is an American rapper better known by the...

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Anne-Marie
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Anne-Marie

Anne-Marie is a British singer/songwriter. Her sound is a well-rounded fusion of electro, ...

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Future
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Future

Future is the name of at least three artists;1) Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, (born November 2...

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Shawn Mendes
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Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer, songwriter and model. He gained a following in 2013, po...

150,000 - 300,000
The Weeknd
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The Weeknd

The Weeknd, the stage name for Abel Tesfaye, is a Canadian singer-songwriter and producer....

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Post Malone
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Post Malone

After leaving college, Malone moved to Los Angeles, California, with his longtime friend J...

30,000 - 200,000
Travis Scott
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Travis Scott

Travis Scott is the stage name of Jacques Webster, a Houston-born hip-hop artist and produ...

100,000 - 200,000
BTS
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BTS

BTS is a seven-member South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Entertainment. The group's m...

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Maroon 5
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Maroon 5

Adam Levine acknowledges that the title of the new Maroon 5 album is something of an insid...

500,000 - 1,000,000
Cardi B
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Cardi B

Belcalis Almanzar, known professionally as Cardi B, is a hip-hop recording artist, as well...

200,000 - 1,000,000
Juice WRLD
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Juice WRLD

Chicago-area hip-hop musician Juice WRLD delivers introspective lyrics atop melodic produc...

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Luke Combs
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Luke Combs

A native of Asheville, North Carolina, country singer/songwriter Luke Combs has been singi...

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Camila Cabello
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Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello was a founding member of the girl group Fifth Harmony. Born Karla Camila Ca...

50,000 - 200,000
Khalid
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Khalid

Khalid Donnel Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter...

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Ella Mai
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Ella Mai

Ella Mai is a British singer and songwriter from London, England. She is signed to DJ Must...

50,000 - 100,000
Kane Brown
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Kane Brown

Kane Brown is a country music singer-songwriter known for singles like "Heaven" and "Good ...

50,000 - 200,000
Ninja Sex Party
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Ninja Sex Party

Ninja Sex Party (NSP) was founded in 2009 and consists of singer Dan Avidan and keyboardis...

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Brett Young
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Brett Young

Brett Young has captured the hearts of fans everywhere through his honest lyrics and West ...

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Dan + Shay
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Dan + Shay

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney — known collectively as Dan + Shay — have established thems...

30,000 - 200,000
Selena Gomez
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Selena Gomez

Having appeared as a child in the children's television series Barney & Friends, Gomez ros...

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Bad Bunny
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Bad Bunny

Bad Bunny is a Puerto Rican Latin trap and reggaeton singer who first gained popularity on...

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Dua Lipa
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Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa was born in London on August 22, 1995. Her first name "Dua" is an Albanian word w...

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Lil Baby
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Lil Baby

Dominique Jones, known professionally as Lil Baby, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1994. ...

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Marshmello
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Marshmello

Enigmatic masked DJ/producer Marshmello makes groove-oriented, synth- and bass-heavy elect...

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The Eagles
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The Eagles

The Eagles were formed in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner...

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Bazzi
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Bazzi

Bazzi is a singer-songwriter and record producer. Born Andrew Bazzi in Michigan to an Amer...

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twenty one pilots
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twenty one pilots

The duo that is Twenty One Pilots -- Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun -- has earned widespread ap...

150,000 - 300,000
Childish Gambino
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Childish Gambino

When he's not busy writing for television, performing with his sketch group or acting, Don...

75,000 - 200,000
Old Dominion
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Old Dominion

Proving that they are not your average country band, Old Dominion lend old-fashioned count...

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Eminem
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Eminem

Marshall Bruce Mathers III, professionally known as Eminem, has been placed on Rolling Sto...

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The Carters
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The Carters

The Carters are a musical duo comprised of married stars Jay-Z and Beyonce. They had two t...

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Metallica
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Metallica

In the Eighties — when big hair and small ideas dominated heavy metal — Metallica's bl...

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Adele
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Adele

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, (born 5 May 1988), is a Grammy Award-Winning English singer-song...

750,000 - 1,000,000
Sam Smith
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Sam Smith

Sam Smith (born Samuel Frederick Smith on May 19, 1992 in London) is a singer/songwriter. ...

200,000 - 350,000
MercyMe
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MercyMe

MercyMe is an American contemporary Christian music band founded in Greenville, Texas. The...

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Normani
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Normani

Normani Kordei Hamilton, recording mononymously as Normani, is an American singer, songwri...

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Quavo
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Quavo

As one-third of rap trio Migos, Quavo is more influential in rap today than anyone thought...

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Alessia Cara
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Alessia Cara

Alessia Caracciolo, better known by her stage name Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer and ...

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Calvin Harris
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Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer and songwriter. He rose to a posit...

300,000 - 500,000
Rihanna
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Rihanna

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by the mononym Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actr...

200,000 - 0
lovelytheband
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lovelytheband

lovelytheband formed in 2016 in Los Angeles. There are three members: vocalist Mitchy Coll...

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Portugal. The Man
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Portugal. The Man

Portugal. The Man is an experimental indie rock four-piece centered on frontman John Baldw...

35,000 - 100,000
Billie Eilish
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Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell, known professionally as Billie Eilish, is an America...

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ABBA
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ABBA

ABBA is a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972. The members are Agnetha Fältskog...

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Queen Naija
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Queen Naija

Queen Naija is an American singer, songwriter and YouTube star. Formerly known as Queen Bu...

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SZA
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SZA

Solána Rowe (born November 8, 1990), better known by her stage name SZA, is an American s...

75,000 - 100,000
Ozuna
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Ozuna

Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado is a Puerto Rican Latin trap and reggaeton singer. Ozuna has won ...

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Trippie Redd
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Trippie Redd

Trippie Redd is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Canton, Ohio...

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