Desiigner, Maggie Rogers, and 6LACK showed us there are more ways for new artists to break through than ever before.
When we teamed up with industry insiders to share essential advice for every new artist, they gave us specific tips like building a team you trust, knowing your brand, and practicing live performance. But sometimes the path to success is a little less predictable. With all the new ways to break into the music industry, artists are now finding fame in unlikely places. Algorithms, playlists, the right retweet—they can all help new artists break in 2017.