Best New Music Discoveries of 2020

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Sunday, December 13th, 2020

Best New Music Discoveries of 2020 Feature

Best New Music Discoveries of 2020

Well friends, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, Christmas is great, but I’m talking about end-of-the-year list season.

Getting things kicked off is my list of new music discoveries. Like every year when I post this list, let me clarify what I mean by “new music discoveries.” This is not necessarily only artists who first came out in 2020. This is one of the following three scenarios:

    1. A brand new artist who appeared on the national scene for the first time in 2020. (Example: Remi Wolf)
    2. An artist who had their debut full-length album in 2020. (This is for artists who might’ve released EPs or was a part of a band previously, but never a solo LP.) (Example: Hayley Williams)
    3. An artist who I personally discovered for the first time ever in 2020. (Example: Brandy Clark)

Alright, here’s my list of the best new music discoveries of 2020.

  1. Remi Wolf
  2. Hayley Williams
  3. Brandy Clark
  4. Feng Suave
  5. IDLES
  6. KYLE
  7. Orville Peck
  8. The Blue Stones
  9. Man Man
  10. Christian Lee Hutson
  11. MisterWives
  12. joan
  13. The Brummies
  14. Holly Humberstone
  15. Aluna
  16. Sault
  17. Sad13
  18. KIRBY
  19. Sarah Barrios
  20. Washed Out

You can find a playlist with a track from each artist on Apple Music and Spotify.

Apple Music