The 10 most popular and trending musicians of 2021

The 10 most popular and trending musicians of 2021

2020 is now history and new talents are breaking the scene. After delighting our ears with Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Drake, DaBaby, and other incredible singers named as the top ones of last year by Billboard, it's time for a change. Are you ready to meet the ones that you should be listening to? Watch the video below!

  • Post Malone was the #1 in the year-end chart for top artist from Billboard. 
  • In 2021 women seem to be the ones that will raze the music industry.  
  • Olivia Rodrigo turned her last break up into a hit that topped the charts That's outstanding, girl!
  • Britney Spears's wellness worried all her fans so much, that they launched a trend to free her.

1. Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo

The 17-year-old singer is definitely the youngest of the list. She released her debut single 'Driver's License' that talks about what she felt after her last break-up. It was released on January 2021 and the first week it racked up over 127M global streams. Can you believe that? 

Olivia Rodrigo. Source: Getty Images

It also debuted at No. 1 on the U.S.-based Billboard Hot 100 Chart and the Billboard Global 200 on Jan. 19. Now it has 139 million views on YouTube. Olivia rocks! Listen to it here.

2. The Weeknd 

The Weeknd. Source: Getty Images

The star of the Super Bowl Halftime Show 2021 also has been part of the year-end chart for top artists of 2020 from Billboard. He has an incredible ability to make us fall in love with his melodies. 

The Weeknd

This artist has five American Music Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards, three Grammys, and was even nominated for an Oscar for his Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack. Don't you think he is the best? 

3. Britney Spears

Britney Spears

This pop star has always been under the spotlight since the 90s. From her iconic songs like 'Hit me baby one more time' to her shaved head, Britney always has something to be remembered for. 

Fan in a 'Free Britney' protest. Source: Getty Images

This year everyone was concerned about her because she was put under a conservatorship of her father. Fans even created the #FreeBritney movement to help her. 

4. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber. Source: Getty Images

Since his 13 years old, Justin never stopped amazing us. Despite his ups and downs and some problems with the press, the Canadian singer always launches songs that touches our hearts or made us dance until the sun rises.

Singer Justin Bieber

Last year he released his latest album 'Changes' in which he shows through the songs, how much his life has changed for good since he married Hailey Baldwin. We are glad for you Justin!

5. Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa. Source: Attitude

This 25-year-old artist turns more and more gorgeous as time goes by. Furthermore, lately she has been releasing incredible hits. In 2020, she rocked all the radio stations with her single 'Prisoner' together with Miley Cyrus. 

Dua Lipa and Miley Cyrus

Her album Future Nostalgia broke a streaming record in Spotify and two weeks ago she released her latest single 'We're Good' that has 24 million views on YouTube. Listen to it here!

6. Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

The queen of vocals has been delighting us since she was 15 years old. She won her first Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album for Sweetener, which was released on 2018. 

Singer Ariana Grande

Ari always had a naive looking, but since her album 'Positions' we think she is turning into a more spicy girl. That's fantastic!

7. Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez. Source: Getty Images

Since her break-up with Justin Bieber, Selena went through awful moments, some of them regarding health. Fortunately, music always save lives in many occasions, and she was one of those. 

Baila Conmigo's cover.

Nowadays, she is one of the most listened to artists because of her hit 'Baila Conmigo', in which she sings in Spanish with the Latin singer Rauw Alejandro. That's great, and it also makes all of us definitely want to dance.

8. Harry Styles

Harry Styles. Source: Getty Images

After One Direction split-up in 2016, Harry has freed himself to become whatever he wanted. From his striking looks to his lovely songs, this artist is the man all of us want for our lives.  

Harry in Watermelon Sugar video. Source: YouTube

His song 'Watermelon sugar' was probably the most popular song of the 2020. Harry said it was dedicated to touching, that's sassy! We can't wait to listen to his upcoming musical surprise. 

9. Katy Perry

Katy Perry. Source: Getty Images

In 2018 Katy was considered as the highest-paid woman in music. She also was crowned twice for Billboard’s Woman of the Year. Besides her incredible pop  hits, this artist stole all the applause because of her support to LGTBQ+ community and feminism. 

Katy Perry. Source: Getty Images

This year, she performed at the inauguration of Joe Biden, after showing her support to him during 2020. Is she going to launch a new song? We definitely hope so!

10. Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga. Source: Getty Images

The eleven times Grammy winner starred in 2018 the movie 'A Star is Born' alongside Bradley Cooper. There were tons of rumors about them as a couple that put both under the spotlight. 

Lady Gaga wearing meat dress. Source: Getty Images

Nevertheless, this star is used to that because some of her crazy moments onstage and also some of her hilarious looks, like when she wore a meat dress. Gaga also sang the national anthem in Joe Biden's inauguration after supporting him during the campaign. Watch the incredible moment down below.

Natalie Baldwin

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