Pandora Predicts 2016 Artists to Watch

25 opportunities to discover your next favorite artist

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pandora
(NYSE: P), the world’s largest music discovery platform, today released
its list of Artists to Watch for 2016. Selected through a combination of
Pandora’s music industry expertise and data insights, these 25 artists
are ones to keep an eye on in the coming year. To read more about this
year’s selections, click here.


“Music discovery is a key tenet of what Pandora is known for,” said Lars
Murray, SVP, Pandora Music Makers Group. “Our 2016 Artists to Watch
represent a diverse crop of talent. We can’t wait for our listeners to
discover these new sounds and for these emerging artists to be
introduced to a new set of fans.”

2016’s Artists to Watch represent a wide range of music, including indie
acts, solo artists and groups, alt rock, electronic, hip hop, country,
pop and more. You can view the full list of 2016 Artists to Watch (and
link to their Pandora stations) below:

Pandora’s 2016 Artists to Watch

  1. BJ
    the Chicago Kid
  2. Post
    Malone
  3. WET
  4. Cam
  5. Ruth
    B.
  6. Bryson
    Tiller
  7. Daya
  8. Tory
    Lanez
  9. Rudimental
  10. Alessia
    Cara
  11. Jess
    Glynne
  12. Gallant
  13. Lawrence
    Taylor
  14. Dorothy
  15. Hermitude
  16. Ty
    Dolla $ign
  17. The
    Struts
  18. William
    Michael Morgan
  19. Zhu
  20. Roam
  21. Blackbear
  22. Hinds
  23. Tor
    Miller
  24. Jacob
    Whitesides
  25. Conrad
    Sewell

ABOUT PANDORA

Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform – a place
where artists find their fans and listeners find music they love. We are
driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by
connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live
on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it. Our team of highly
trained musicologists analyze hundreds of attributes for each recording
which powers our proprietary Music Genome Project®,
delivering billions of hours of personalized music tailored to the
tastes of each music listener, full of discovery, making artist/fan
connections at unprecedented scale. Founded by musicians, Pandora
empowers artists with valuable data and tools to help grow their careers
and connect with their fans.

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Contacts

Pandora
Miranda Kusama, 510-858-3871
Director, Listener
Communications
mkusama@pandora.com