The world of music is one that experiences very high competition. Every day, new artists sprout with different talents thereby giving the ones already in the industry a run for their money. This makes it difficult to straight away come up with a list of the best artists at one go. However, after looking at the music industry currently and how artists are releasing their songs, we can come up with a list of the 10 most popular independent music artists right now. This is a random list and does not adhere to any particular order.
- Ed Sheeran
It is very hard to talk about pop music right now without mentioning Ed Sheeran. The British pop star continues to release hits after hits. He is the first artist to have released four different songs and acquire more than a billion views in various music streaming apps. Some of his most popular hits include Shape of You, Lego House, Thinking Out Loud and Perfect amongst others.
When it comes to Hip Hop music, Drake is amongst the bigwigs. He seems to be getting everything right with fans all over the world admiring his music. His most recent hit was God’s Plan, which broke several records apart from staying top of the charts for ten weeks consecutively.
- Dua Lipa
The British singer Dua Lipa is another force to reckon in the pop genre of music currently. She is popular for releasing songs such as New Rules and has collaborated with big artists names such as Sean Paul.
- Cardi B
Out of the blues, Cardi B emerged is currently one of the best female rappers and Hip Hop fans have been quick to compare her with another great, Nicki Minaj. She is famous for releasing songs such as Bodak Yellow as she continues her tour in Europe.
After being out of the limelight for quite some time, Eminem is back to business releasing hit after hit. The Not Afraid music maker has recently collaborated with Ed Sheeran in a song that received over a million views upon its release.
- Lil Wayne
He too has been out of the limelight but he is making a big comeback. He recently collaborated with Drake and Future to release a hit song called Love Me.
- French Montana
French Montana is famous for releasing songs such as Unforgettable, Hurting Me and Tip Toe. Currently he is on a world tour giving his fans what they like.
The Kiwi-songwriter of “Royals” is at it again. She claims that she is back with a bang and her imminent sophomore project is more grown up.
For the Hip Hop lovers all over the world, they must be happy of what the Migos are doing. Their freestyles are amazing and their songs are sure hits.
- Chance the Rapper
Still on the Hip-hop world, Chance the Rapper is another independent musician to look up to. He recently won a BET award and promises to continue in the same spirit of releasing hits.
As aforementioned, the list provided here is based on current form, which of course is likely to change over course of time.