Wrabel is in the business of bringing listeners to tears while also leaving them dancing to his emotional pop driven music. His massive summer 2016 hit "11 Blocks" is the leading track on his second EP We Could Be Beautiful released just a few months ago.
7. Ryn Weaver
LÉON is a singer/songwriter hailing from Stockholm, Sweden. Her debut EP Treasure, was released in 2015 and included her hit "Tired of Talking" which now has close to 50 million Spotify plays. In March, LÉON debuted another four track EP titled For You.
8. Kevin Garrett
Best known for her 2014 banger "OctaHate," Ryn Weaver is a rising pop queen. Her debut album was released in 2015 and is composed of 11 beautifully crafted tracks. She's been fairly lowkey since then, she might be the next artist we'll need to create a list for to hold us over until she releases new music.
Kevin Garrett mixes R&B/Soul sounds with pop vibes tied together with his angelic vocals. His EPs Mellow Drama and False Hope but these sounds on display perfectly, while also showing Garrett's depth and range. Also, as if the overall sound wasn't pleasing enough, his songwriting abilities really puts him over the top.
Machineheart is the synthpop band that you didn't know you so badly needed in your music library until now. After gaining immense popularity from their songs "Circles" and "Stonecold," the band has spent some time touring and perfecting their sound. Less than two weeks ago they released their Cruel World EP, which if you haven't given it a listen yet–you need to do so ASAP.
British singer/songwriter Lapsley has been creating music for well over 4 years at this point, and she keeps getting better and better. Two EPs and a couple of singles later, Lapsley released her 12 track debut album Long Way Home and it was everything anyone could have wanted it to be. One track on the album, "Hurt Me," is nearing 48 million Spotify plays.