Special Report

America's 40 Hottest New Music Stars

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15. Niall Horan
> Total no. of weeks on Hot 100: 46
> Biggest hit: Slow Hands
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 2,834,413

Niall Horan first gained fame as a member of the British-Irish boy band One Direction, which he joined while performing on the talent show “X Factor” in Dublin, Ireland. Since striking out on his own, Horan’s album “Flicker” went to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in November 2017. He’s had two songs reach the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Horan said he’s been influenced by swing music and vocalist Michael Bublé.

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14. Offset
> Total no. of weeks on Hot 100: 40
> Biggest hit: Ric Flair Drip
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 97,086

Rapper Offset is perhaps best known for his work as a member of the popular group Migos. He has had numerous hits as a solo artist, however, including the No. 13 single “Ric Flair Drip,” which he recorded alongside producer Metro Boomin. As a member of Migos he has had four Top 10 hits, including the No. 1 hit “Bad and Boujee.”

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13. Lil Pump
> Total no. of weeks on Hot 100: 39
> Biggest hit: Gucci Gang
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 9,352,821

Lil Pump was born Gazzy Garcia and grew up in Miami. Just 18 years old, Lil Pump broke through with a viral hit “Gucci Gang” from his self-titled debut album. The album went to No. 3 on the Billboard 200, and the artists followed that up with “Harverd Dropout” that rose to No. 7 on the Billboard 200. Lil Pump has collaborated with many contemporary music stars, including Diplo, Kanye West, Gucci Mane, and Lil Yachty.

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12. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie
> Total no. of weeks on Hot 100: 52
> Biggest hit: Look Back At It
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 1,571,587

A Boogie Wit da Hoodie scored his biggest pop hit to date with “Look Back At It,” which peaked at No. 27 on the Hot 100 in May 2019. His most recent album, “Hoodie SZN,” hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The rapper recently appeared on Tyga’s new album and is planning a collaboration with Cardi B.

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11. Bazzi
> Total no. of weeks on Hot 100: 58
> Biggest hit: Mine
> Wikipedia page views (2 yr.): 890,077

Bazzi is Andrew Bazzi, a Michigan-born singer and songwriter of Lebanese ancestry. Among his hits is the song “Beautiful,” which he released with singer Camila Cabello and that rose to No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in January. Bazzi’s single “Mine” climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard Tops Pop Songs Airplay Chart and is certified triple Platinum by the RIAA, with more than 350 million total plays. Bazzi is very interested in things celestial and that is reflected in the title of his album “Cosmic.”