Vote for Your Favorite New Artists of the Year — Round 1
Fresh faces took over the music scene of 2012 as we were introduced to a numerous amount of artists of all genres. From pop to country, 2012 was the year to catch your big break. We take a look back of the top new artists of 2012. Be sure to vote for your favorite in the poll below!
Carly Rae Jepsen took 2012 (and cell phones) to a whole new level as she came out with the summer smash anthem “Call Me Maybe“. With the help of some friends like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, Carly was on her way to stardom after signing with Scooter Braun.
Cher Lloyd rose to fame after appearing on the UK’s version of “The X Factor“. Since the show, Cher Lloyd debuted her first album this year in the United States, which consisted of her top hits “Want U Back” and “Oath“.
Ed Sheeran is just one of the many artists from the United Kingdom who took over 2012 as a new artist. After finding success with his hit single “The A Team“, Ed is gearing up to open with Taylor Swift for her next tour!
Lana Del Rey definitely made her mark in 2012 after producing hits that showed originality with hits like “National Anthem“, “Ride“, and “Summertime Sadness“.
The Wanted was one of the most successful bands this year with their hit “Glad You Came” and being apart of the Scooter Braun crew, we will definitely see more of them in 2013!
Rita Ora has made her mark in the music industry by her impressive vocals and catchy tunes. If there is one person we’d want to party with, it would be Rita… mainly because of her hit “How We Do (Party)“.
One Direction has not only taken over the United States, but the world. The band also came from the same season of “The X Factor” with Cher Lloyd and came out with chart-toppers “What Makes You Beautiful” and “Live While We’re Young“.
Karmin took the same route as Justin Bieber after gaining worldwide success from their YouTube videos. 2012 was definetly the year for Karmin with “Brokenhearted“.
Ellie Goulding has caught the eye of many people with her infectious hits like “Lights” and “Anything Could Happen“.