2014 has been a good year for new artists! Some of you might think that some of them have been in the industry for a very long time, but that is incorrect! Well, here are the new artists who brought music to our 2014!
1. Iggy Azalea
Amethyst Amelia Kelly or Iggy Azalea is an Australian model and singer. She moved to the United States in 2006 at the age of 16 to pursue her music career. She was first known through her Youtube videos "Pu$$y" and "Two Times". She is known for her song "Fancy".
Video from Youtube via iggyazaleamusicVEVO
2. Sam Smith
Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer- songwriter. His breakthrough was when he released his second single, "Money on My Mind" that was released in February 16 of this year. On January 2014, he made is first American television debut when he performed "Latch" in a late night talk show. He also released his first solo album this year entitled "In the Lonely Hour" which hit top charts all over the world. He is also the artist behind the hit song "Stay With Me".
Video from Youtube via SamSmithWorldVEVO
Magic is a Canadian reggae fussion band that is composed of four members namely Nasri Tony Atweh, Mark Pellizzer, Alex Tanas and Ben Spivak. In June 2014, they released their first album "Don't Kill the Magic", the carrier of their hit songs "Rude", "Let Your Hair Down", and "Don't Kill the Magic".
Video from Youtube via ournameismagicVEVO
4. 5 Seconds of Summer
5 Seconds of Summer or also known as 5SOS is an Australian pop rock band composed of four members namely Luke Hemmings (lead vocals, guitar), Michael Clifford (guitar, vocals), Calum Hood (bass guitar, vocals) and Ashton Irwin (drums, vocals). They rose to fame from Youtube when they posted videos singing covers of different artists. Their first album "5 Seconds of Summer" was released in June 2014. It is composed of their hit songs "She Looks So Perfect", "Don't Stop", "Amnesia", "Good Girls", "Everything I Didn't Say", and "Kiss Me Kiss Me".
Video from Youtube via 5SOSVEVO
5. Meghan Trainor
Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer- songwiter and is known for her debut single "All About That base" that topped the charts not only in the United States, but all over the world as well. She is also the artist behind "Lips Are Movin".
Video from Youtube via MeghanTrainorVEVO
6. James Reid and Nadine Lustre
James Reid and Nadine Lustre or "Jadine" is one of the rising love team for 2014! James is a Filipino- Australian actor and is the big winner of PBB back in 2010. Nadine on the other hand is a singer from the pop group "Pop Girls" before she became a solo artist. The two are the singers behind the "Talk Back and You're Dead" theme song.
Video from Youtube via Viva Ent
7. Lyca Gainarod
Lyca Gainarod is the grand winner of "The Voice Kids", a singing competition in the Philippines and is from Tanza, Cavite, Philippines.
Video from Youtube via LycaGairanodVEVO
8. Darren Espanto is a Filipino-Canadian singer and is the runner-up of "The Voice Kids", a singing competition in the Philippines.
Video from Youtube via DarrenEspantoVEVO
9. Juan Karlos Labajo is the third place winner of "The Voice Kids", a singing competition in the Philippines and is from Consolacion, Cebu, Philippines.
Video from Youtube via JuanKarlosLabajoVEVO
10. Darlene Vibares is the fourth place winner of "The Voice Kids", a singing competition in the Philippines.
Video from Youtube viaThe Voice Philippines
Who is your favorite new artist for 2014? Feel free to comment below!