Music took a rather interesting turn during the pandemic and at the right time as well when a lot of people looked to it as an ideal form of expression when life seemed so strange and different from how it had always been. Listeners found comfort and a sense of belonging in music that offered a glimmer of hope in a time of fear, loneliness, uncertainty.
Many new artists came out ranging from viral TikTok voices to bands and solo artists. But filtering through the rubble, there are some whose names will soon become household in the music industry that are reshaping and revolutionizing music for the future.
In the wake of the pandemic, Holly Humberstone brought along with her to the musical scene, an unfiltered yet graceful display of raw emotions that carried her personality and experiences with so much originality especially because she is her own songwriter.
Humberstone is a British singer from Grantham who isn’t afraid to let out her heart in her art, she allows her music to explore both joys and sadness and leaves you in a mix of those emotions depending on what part you relate to the most.
Her music is fit for this generation where there is so much that the younger generations struggle with and despite all of that struggle the optimism for the future is even louder. Her debut EP, “Falling Asleep At The Wheel,” completely embodies all these things and if you start with “The Sun Is Up Forever,” you’re sure to be completely hooked through her growing career.
The Scottish singer, Joesef, is another up-and-coming music star to be on the lookout for. Straight out of Glasgow, the singer has fused every aspect of sadness, love, happiness, lust, and disappointment into something you can’t just get enough of.
You’d be swept away by the nostalgia his tender voice brings as the lyrics of his music run through your mind. The artist can make the simplest of experiences into something you’re going to wish you appreciated more at the time and give you another opportunity to relive those personal moments through his music.
24kGoldn, a California-born artist is here to give you the most hopeful sound of 2021 you’re going to hear. Justin Bieber fans are sure to fall in love with this rising star in the music industry whose name is becoming widespread very quickly and gives off the same optimistic air that people once saw in Bieber’s early career days.
The artist’s choice of the name already represents the excitement he brings with him to the industry and his music is a diverse one looping from alternative R&B to pop-rap. 24kGoldn started his career in 2019 and already has a lot of fans who love his music.
His recent hit song “Mood” with Ian Dior put him in the limelight again for 2021 and its sensational artists like this who can steal the stage easily that we should be on the lookout for because that’s no easy feat to achieve with all the music that’s out there.