Pandora Music Releases ‘Artist to Watch’ 2018 – Jaden Smith, H.E.R., Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez and more

Pandora releases the ‘Artist to Watch: 2018’ list highlighting emerging artists across Latin, Rock, Pop, Indie, EDM, Hip-Hop and Country genres, offering predictions based off data, industry priorities and curation insights on artists expected to dominate music charts in 2018.

Pandora has selected rising stars across genres you should now in music who have either built a substantial social media fan base or leading a new class of musicians redefining the sound of their perspective genre. The Artist to Watchlist continues Pandora’s commitment to promote new talent, celebrate music across all genres, and connect artists with new fans through music discovery on the platform.



The Artist to Watch: 2018 selection is split into three individual lists including Country, Latin, and General (Hip-Hop/Pop/Indie/R&B/EDM) categories. The 2018 Country Artist to Watch list was released in November featuring artists like Tyler Childers, Devin Dawson and Carly Pearce along with a special mixtape. The Artist to Watch Latin list releases today along with a curated mixtape featuring audio from all selected artists.

Check out the list, below.

H.E.R. R&B
Illenium Electronic
Ella Mai R&B
Lauv Pop
Daniel Caesar R&B
$ki Mask The Slump God Hip-Hop
FKJ Electronic
Sabrina Claudio R&B
Kelela Electro R&B
Petit Biscuit Electronic
Jessie Reyez R&B
SYML Indie
Baka Not Nice Hip-Hop
Cigarettes After Sex Indie/Pop
Lil Baby Hip-Hop
Phoebe Bridgers Indie
Lil Xan Hip-Hop
Harry Hudson Pop
Greta Van Fleet Rock
wifisfuneral Hip-Hop
Cuco Latin/Indie
Cyhi The Prince Hip-Hop
Jaden Smith Hip-Hop
Morgan Saint Alt-Pop


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