Top Unsigned

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Curated by Jan Powers

Below you will find fifty artists who are on their way to worldwide success. Throughout the years, you will want to follow these acts with a careful eye. The songs they have released and have yet to write are ones that will be the soundtrack to your life. These are the new classics. This is only the beginning.

Top Unsigned of 2017

st50. Subtleties
Albany, NY – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Nobody”

nominee49. Nominee
Austin, TX – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Stay”

ps48. Pocket Science
Nashville, TN – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Cult of My Own”

bl.jpg47. Better Love
Chicago, IL – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Bluebird”

stolen46. The Stolen
Old Bridge, NJ – Pop/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Euphoric”

walkney45. Walkney
Altoona, PA – Pop/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Airplanes”

ll44. Life Lessons
Oklahoma City, OK – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Say Pretend”

hc43. Hold Close
Springfield, MO – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Cutting Ties”

gardens42. Gardens
Chicago, IL – Rock/Alternative
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Recommended: “Dim”

tm41. The Millenium
Minneapolis, MN – Pop/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Midnight Bones”

4dt40. 4 Door Theatre
Nashville, TN
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Dancing by Myself”

yvy39. You vs. Yesterday
Dayton, OH – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Both of Us”

kayakj38. Kayak Jones
Dubuque, IA – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “For A Friend”

mike37. Mike Naran
Los Angeles, CA – Singer/Songwriter
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “It’s Only You”

ws36. Wilder Sons
Naples, FL – Indie/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Capabilities”

lacey35. Lacey Caroline
Nashville, TN – Pop/Country
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “The Way It Used to Be”

wh34. The Whiskey Hollow
Cleveland, OH – Indie/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Tree Talker”

sonnder33. Sonnder
Philadelphia, PA – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “New Direction”

neaux32. Neaux
New York, NY – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Somewhere up North”

gp31. gP.
San Francisco, CA – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Memorandum”

jb30. Jetty Bones
Urbana, OH – Indie/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Coasting Lines”

tpw29. The Press War
Boston, MA – Pop/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “I’m So Bored With Us”

ds28. Dreamer & Son
Boston, MA – Pop/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Cheat”

capstan27. Capstan
Orlando, FL – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Consumed”

mc26. Marina City
Chicago, IL – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “The Haunting”

letithappen25. Let It Happen
Cincinnati, OH – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “The Lonely One”

rs24. Rival Summers
Detroit, MI – Pop/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Stay”

as23. A Story Told
Charleston, WV – Pop/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Weather”

totp22. the Orphan, the Poet
Dayton, OH – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Terrible Things”

mybody21. My Body Sings Electric
Denver, CO – Alternative/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “New Friends”

shapes20. Shapes & Colors
Detroit, MI – Alternative/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Lately”

hn19. Head North
Buffalo, NY – Alternative/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “God (Bring It Back)”

jakeb18. Jake Bosci
Brisbane, QLD – Pop/Rock
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Abbot Kinney”

sleeplust17. Sleeplust
Los Angeles, CA – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Over”

mikes16. Mike Schiavo
Los Angeles, CA – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Over”

mc15. Modern Chemistry
New Brunswick, NJ – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Part Three”

gardenside14. Gardenside
Los Angeles, CA – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Into It” feat. Dan Lambton

gr13. Gold Route
Detroit, MI – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Happier”

C4p3jbaUMAA0Ymw12. Homesafe
Chicago, IL – Pop/Punk
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Relapse”

stages11. Stages and Stereos
Tallahassee, FL – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Julia Gulia”

heirsound10. Heirsound
NY & LA – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Proud”

clover09. Clover the Girl
Dallas, TX – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Detox”

cappa08. Cappa
Nashville, TN – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Next Ex”

MRKTS07. MRKTS
San Diego, CA – Rock/Alternative
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Tidal Waves”

luna06. Luna Shadows
Los Angeles, CA – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Cheerleader”

laurensanderson05. Lauren Sanderson
Fort Wayne, IN – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Drive”

lave04. LAVE
Columbus, OH – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Seafoam”

fv03. FV
Philadelphia, PA – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “Fake Love”

halfalive02. half•alive
Long Beach, CA – Pop
Spotify – Instagarm
Recommended: “Aawake at Night

verite01. VÉRITÉ
New York, NY – Pop
Spotify – Facebook
Recommended: “When You’re Gone”