by CHAIMAE EL ADLOUNI and ASHLEY LEUNG
Jake (Harris) Miller (rapper/singer)
Born: November 28, 1992
Hometown: Weston, Florida
Jake Miller is a young upcoming artist with a hip-hop and rap sound hitting the billboards with his well known song “Us against Them”. Starting out on the media with youtube and instagram coverage, he had his first concert opening up for Snoop Dogg. Thanks to winning the "Kick it With the Band" competition, Miller created his official music career.First song rated as 26th in hip-hop and fifth in Rap in the U.S, Miller is taking the music industry by large.A huge fan-base of “girls”, and admiring guys, this star is definitely one to listen to (or look at).
Members: (brothers) Adam, Jack and Ryan Met
Genre: Indie Pop
Brother Adam, Jack and Ryan Met have begun their music journey in 2005 performing on the streets while doing a few covers. The first step into the world of Music was by their song “I’m Ready” when they tweeted it to many celebrities, received much reaction and soon a call from Columbia Records. although not officially signed yet, the record allowed for their song to be broadcasted in many worldwide viewing music channels, and radios. That such song then became the beginning of their debut.
Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton (singers)
Hometown: New smyrna beach, Florida & Orlando, Florida
Genre: Indie Pop
A combination of Indie and pop music is taking america in, the start of their career was through X-factor. One by one, the two advanced to the final round and won. Simon as their mentor Alex and Sierra were sure to make a scene like boy band One direction in 2010. They’re cute chemistry and incredible working atmosphere got the crowd jumping. After the win on X Factor Alex and Sierra announced that they would be making an album as soon as they can. Spoiler alert: Harry Styles has begun to help John Legend write the track for the two. An album that will surely capture the hearts of many will hopefully come out two months from now or sooner.
Tori Kelly (Victoria Loren “Tori” Kelly) (Singer, Songwriter)
Born: December 14, 1992
Hometown: Wildomar, California
Genre: Pop, Soul, RnBHaving been rejected from the Top 24 on American Idol back in 2010, Tori Kelly is finally rising to fame with the help of YouTube, posting her covers online and garnering much more attention than she did when she was on the show. On May 1, 2012, she released her debut EP “Handmade Songs” and in February 2013 released a single called “Fill a Heart,” which was written for the “Child Hunger Ends Here” campaign. At the end of 2013 was the release of her EP “Foreword”
Holy Child (Singers)
Liz Nistico and Louie Diller
The new pop duo, who was one of the artists on Billboard’s “Artists To Watch in 2014”, is a Los Angeles indie-pop duo that is definitely going places. They have recently been signed to Glassnote and will be releasing their EP in March. The two met at Nistico’s dance class at George Washington University, and the two partnered up and created music that had high production levels. Many people liked their songs, such as “Best Friends” and “Playboy Girl.” In the future their EP “Mindspeak” will be released and the duo will be going on tour as well.