2015 has been quite an interesting year for music. We’ve had our share of comebacks, disses, and the occasional beefs, but where would we be without the sounds of RnB to sooth our soul? 2015 has been the breakout year for some of our favorite artists-and some you probably haven’t heard of-but by next year, will be #teambae!
I’ve provided you with a list of the most talked about artists of 2015 who will be unstoppable in 2016.
This 18 year old sensation is known for her flawless covers of every popular song you can think of. She might be young, but the maturity and soul of her voice is wise beyond her years.
Take a listen for yourself as she slays this cover to “Hotline Bling.”
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This singer, songwriter, and producer from Douglasville, GA is definitely one to be on the lookout for. His breakout single “You” imprints him in the world of RnB.
After a lengthy hiatus from the RnB world, singer/songwriter/upcoming legend, Emanny has returned and with an EP. “Ms. 4am” is the latest from the New York native who has worked with the likes of Tank, Trey Songz, Miguel, Ginuwine, Patti Labelle, and more.
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When you’ve written your first song at five years old taught yourself to play the guitar at 9, it is safe to say you have one hell of a career ahead. The beautiful and talented Niykee Heaton may look familiar as she has slayed many covers. The 21 year old Illinois native already has a huge fan base and is ready to take over 2016. Check out a few of her infamous covers and music below.
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This 19 year old Canadian made her breakout appearance this year with her single “Here” and since then, her career has taken off. Music has been her passion since childhood and has written poetry, played guitar, and started her on YouTube channel all in her teens.
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When you reppin’ OVO, you know yo sh*t fire! Drake only f*cks with the hottest and Roy Woods is just that. The canadian singer/rapper is signed to Drizzy’s OVO Sound and his single “Drama” is tearing up the charts.
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Let Bj The Chicago Kid take you to church one time. Known for his infamous collabs with Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Big KRIT, and more, the Chicago native is a creative infusion of soul meets Motown meets old school meets new school.
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Canada is definitely winning in this list. Rapper, singer, songwriter, Tory Lanez is a force to reckoned with and his latest single “Say It” encapsulates his soulful sound. Lanez has only released mixtapes, so far, and has dominated the radio. His debut album is slated for release next year.
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Kehlani aka BAElani is a 20 year old Oakland native with the swag of Aaliyah who has also been dubbed the “female Drake” got our attention with her 2014 mixtape “Cloud 19.” The singer/songwriter has already headlined her first tour, which tickets sold out within a matter of minutes, and has debuted her second project “You Should Be Here” which is the most talked about mixtape of 2015. Next year will only get better for bae.
“Don’t” you just love Bryson Tiller? Haha, get it? Well if you “don’t” than I suggest you take a listen to his music. His debut studio album Trapsoul has been everyone’s “go to” album this year. If you going through some sh*t, you listen to Trapsoul. If you tryna turn up, you listen to Trapsoul. Don’t believe me? Listen for yourself. Trust when I say, his career is just getting started.
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