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The Best New Male Artists  

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List Rules暖暖直播APP视频教程 Only male artists who have released no more than two albums.

New male singers come from a wide variety of platforms in terms of genre, background, and style. These famous, young singers are making big waves in the entertainment industry. You can also find new rappers and DJs here. Wondering what male artists to watch? Browse this list to find out. If you haven't already heard of these artists, you're likely to soon. How do these musicians compare to the best new female artists?

Some up-and-coming male singers have accomplished a lot at a relatively young age. Nominated for Best New Artist at the 2018 Grammys, Khalid's single "Location" went quadruple platinum and has been featured on many Billboard chart topping songs. Other new male artists to watch include Troye Sivan, Shawn Mendes, MAX, Bryson Tiller, and Charlie Puth. For hip-hop heads, new rappers, like Lil Pump, Post Malone, and 21 Savage, are also featured on this list. Young actors who are singers are also on here, like Ansel Elgort. Don't forget about new country singers Devin Dawson and Morgan Evans.

Who were the best male pop singers in 2018 and 2019? Which rising male music stars are the best? Vote below to help decide, and be sure to add anyone you think is missing. 

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mermaidslaire added K-pop
Kim Tae-hyung (born December 30, 1995), better known by his stage name V, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, and member of the South Korean boy group BTS. In 2016, V made his acting ...more

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R&B, Hip hop
Bryson Djuan Tiller (born January 2, 1993), is an American singer, songwriter and rapper. Tiller initially gained notable recognition following the release of his debut single, ...more

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Pop, R&B
Charles Otto Puth Jr. (born December 2, 1991) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Puth's initial exposure came through the viral success of his song videos uploaded to ...more

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R&B, Pop
Khalid Donnel Robinson (born February 11, 1998), known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter. His debut single, "Location", was released in July 2016, and his ...more
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Pop
Lewis Capaldi (born October 7, 1996) is a Scottish singer and songwriter originating from Whitburn, West Lothian. Capaldi rose to prominence following the self release of his first track ...more

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Christopher Comstock (born May 19, 1992), known professionally as Marshmello, is an American electronic music producer and DJ. He first gained international recognition by releasing remixes of ...more

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Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which ...more

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Hip hop, Trap, Cloud rap
Symere Woods (born July 31, 1994), known professionally as Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip hop recording artist. Based in Philadelphia, he gained recognition after releasing his debut single, ...more

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Jeon Jung-kook (born September 1, 1997), better known mononymously as Jungkook, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is a member of the South Korean boy band BTS. As a ...more

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Min Yoon-gi (born March 9, 1993), better known by his stage names Suga and Agust D, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Managed by Big Hit Entertainment, he debuted as a ...more

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Park Ji-min (born on October 13, 1995), better known mononymously as Jimin, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and dancer. In 2013 he debuted as a member of the South Korean boy band BTS, ...more

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Jung Hoseok, better known by his stage name, J-hope, is a South Korean rapper, singer, dancer, music composer, and songwriter. He is a member of the South Korean hip-hop boy band, Bangtan Boys, ...more

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Hip hop, Trap
Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (born October 22, 1992), known professionally as 21 Savage, is an American rapper known for his mixtapes The Slaughter Tape (2015) and Slaughter King (2015) and his EPs ...more

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Hip hop
Brian Imanuel (born 3 September 1999), known professionally as Rich Brian and formerly as Rich Chigga, is an Indonesian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is known for his viral ...more

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Kim Nam-joon (born September 12, 1994),better known as RM (formerly Rap Monster), is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is the main rapper and leader of the South Korean ...more

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acapellasrverycool added Hip hop music, Emo rap
Jarad Anthony Higgins (December 2, 1998 – December 8, 2019), known professionally as Juice WRLD, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was best known for ...more

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Indie, Folk rock, Soul
James Michael Bay (born 4 September 1990) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. In 2014, he released his single "Hold Back the River", which has been certified platinum, ...more
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Electro House, Progressive House, Big Room House
Alan Olav Walker (born August 24, 1997), formerly known as DJ Walkzz, is a Norwegian record producer and DJ. He is best known for the 2015 single "Faded", which received platinum ...more

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#26 of 104 Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like #83 of 422 The Best DJs in the World Right Now #1 of 51 The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

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Kim Seok-jin (born on December 4, 1992), also known by his stage name Jin, is a South Korean singer and songwriter. He is the oldest member and vocalist of the South Korean boy group BTS.

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Dream pop, Electropop
Troye Sivan Mellet (born 5 June 1995) is a South African-born Australian singer, songwriter, actor, and YouTuber. After gaining popularity as a singer on YouTube and in Australian talent ...more

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The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alexander "Alex" Pall and Andrew "Drew" Taggart. They started out by releasing remixes of songs by indie ...more

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Nathan John Feuerstein (born March 30, 1991), known by his stage name NF, is an American rapper, artist and songwriter, who has charted in both the Christian hip hop and mainstream hip hop ...more

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Sir Robert Bryson Hall II (born January 22, 1990), known by his stage name Logic, is an American rapper. He was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He has amassed a large Internet ...more

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Hip hop, R&B, Soul
Ansel Elgort (born March 14, 1994) is an American actor, singer and DJ (under the name Ansølo). As a film actor, he played Tommy Ross in the horror film Carrie (2013), Caleb Prior in The ...more

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Hip hop, trap, SoundCloud rap
Michael Lamar White IV (born June 18, 1999), known professionally as Trippie Redd, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. White is best known for his songs "Dark Knight Dummo" ...more

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