Happy New Year! It’s time to reveal the results of the Stars of 2017 poll that you’ve all been voting in for the past few weeks. Basically, it’s like the BBC Sound of 2017 poll without the boring stuff: Only pop stars allowed! The votes were spread widely between the 10 nominees, but two singers… Continue reading Stars of 2017: The Winners Announced!
Over the past two weeks I’ve featured 10 artists I believe could be the breakthrough pop stars of 2017. I don’t think pop acts get enough attention in the ones to watch lists from the BBC, Brits, MTV etc, especially considering that they have a tendency to become the biggest selling artists. To redress the… Continue reading Future Pop: Stars of 2017
America’s Got Talent, just like Britain’s Got Talent, doesn’t have a great history of producing successful pop stars, but Grace VanderWaal has demonstrated how an artist with true star potential can use these huge shows as a platform to gain international fame in an instant, especially if they’re clear on who they are and what… Continue reading Stars of 2017: Grace VanderWaal
Taken from this week’s Future Pop mailer. Click here to subscribe. America’s Got Talent is yet to produce a successful pop star (unless you count Kehlani, who was in the finals in a group) but that’s not enough to convince me Grace VanderWaal doesn’t have a bright future ahead. Her audition from last week… Continue reading Future Stars: Grace VanderWaal (Label TBC)