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Gen z singer-songwriter

Most popular artists in Gen z singer-songwriter

This chart is based on the monthly listeners metric for all artists tagged with the genre gen z singer-songwriter by Spotify. It may contain some errors or some data may not be up to date. You can check the artist profile to update data if necessary.

# Artist Monthly Listeners Followers
1
24,722,950
1,431,274
2
21,832,375
2,203,003
3
16,585,871
471,664
4
13,537,961
4,255,527
5
9,586,168
372,611
6
5,681,837
1,425,402
7
5,503,806
483,497
8
4,388,595
911,157
9
3,294,247
1,012,841
10
3,152,145
679,687
11
2,714,522
424,282
12
2,702,240
655,480
13
2,696,270
175,937
14
2,448,230
367,539
15
2,371,733
321,273
16
2,208,217
268,390
17
2,172,070
302,447
18
1,951,563
294,426
19
1,889,814
262,034
20
1,567,285
211,739
21
1,381,663
163,283
22
sammy rash
1,356,952
120,445
23
1,327,343
285,684
24
Madds Buckley
1,266,815
135,871
25
Camylio
1,126,161
441,065
26
955,158
482,225
27
Gatton
855,383
129,883
28
844,278
97,629
29
Austin Giorgio
788,954
137,932
30
Ashley Kutcher
776,065
134,600
31
755,348
76,932
32
PEGGY
749,503
104,880
33
Thomas Day
729,022
201,170
34
Deyaz
691,723
122,960
35
Jess Benko
687,698
95,986
36
Madeline The Person
662,459
55,900
37
Jillian Rossi
629,503
124,805
38
Ben Kessler
618,540
31,645
39
Sarah Kinsley
594,347
245,117
40
JORDY
585,777
164,244
41
Justus Bennetts
546,595
177,470
42
Sky McCreery
522,697
49,845
43
Catie Turner
487,743
146,488
44
Ber
478,958
71,362
45
Zoe Clark
471,143
78,890
46
Zevia
431,411
239,145
47
BLÜ EYES
427,762
123,175
48
Sydney Rose
406,815
59,575
49
Jake Banfield
370,893
69,513
50
Avery Lynch
340,116
135,355
51
Charlie Oriain
333,227
9,729
52
Ashley Singh
330,058
46,883
53
Jensen McRae
276,077
83,078
54
ella jane
259,692
110,138
55
Jake Cornell
254,889
79,406
56
Chris Lanzon
229,370
21,978
57
Olive Klug
202,460
55,707
58
Luz
201,908
56,502
59
Abby Cates
191,174
26,788
60
Georgia Webster
188,752
37,970
61
Lauren Weintraub
180,881
118,735
62
Sofía Valdés
158,539
29,564
63
Carol Ades
141,144
20,620
64
Bertie Newman
129,935
20,641
65
Brynn Elliott
106,456
20,826
66
Sophie Pecora
104,220
67,010
67
Ellie Williams
100,082
15,700
68
KILLBOY
95,399
29,910
69
Ethan Jewell
93,033
127,062
70
Noak Hellsing
90,084
7,698
71
Gloria Laing
87,356
9,782
72
Leah Mason
85,498
27,244
73
nobody likes you pat
81,942
14,861
74
Kate Gill
80,040
28,596
75
Gabby Sophia
79,853
9,490
76
Eliza McLamb
75,341
36,156
77
Matty Reynolds
72,072
40,263
78
Sammy Copley
70,786
30,355
79
Victoria Bigelow
67,920
9,322
80
Amy Allen
64,031
10,685
81
Cece Coakley
62,114
20,252
82
Helena Mayer
62,104
2,123
83
Dafna
60,719
21,614
84
Margaux Beylier
59,618
26,917
85
Kate Stephenson
52,305
42,198
86
Eva Westphal
47,158
24,481
87
Niko Rubio
39,660
10,144
88
rainbow frog biscuits
39,450
27,586
89
Isabel Pless
39,170
28,499
90
JayXander
38,031
36,463
91
Julianna Joy
37,271
15,662
92
Rachael Jenkins
34,410
18,148
93
David Alexander
33,004
9,751
94
Áine Deane
32,936
20,852
95
Emma Oliver
31,699
10,989
96
jenny nuo
30,355
40,006
97
valentina cy
23,949
7,353
98
Hana Bryanne
21,968
4,722
99
Gerry
18,852
13,983
100
Alexis Donn
18,826
2,957
101
Chase Eagleson
18,627
22,770
102
alybob
17,736
16,442
103
Yasmin Hass
16,548
3,157
104
Mia Smith
15,277
4,592
105
Elthia
12,935
2,573
106
Jeffrey Lenh
10,871
3,814
107
Emily Lind
10,825
7,675
108
Maz Lovella
10,809
2,859
109
Sophie Odira
10,550
3,503
110
Annie Blackman
10,219
4,150
111
Stella Bridie
9,400
2,890
112
Georgia Greene
8,826
5,285
113
Mia Giovina
8,238
6,919
114
Ande Estrella
8,170
6,299
115
Grace Victoria
7,809
15,187
116
shye.
5,617
1,183
117
Katie Pearlman
2,848
3,132
118
Nico Muhoberac
2,075
1,456

Some info about gen z singer-songwriter

The genre "Gen Z singer-songwriter" reflects the emerging musical ethos born in the early 21st century, precisely shaped by the artists born from the late 1990s through the mid-2010s. This genre marks not just an evolution in music style but also mirrors the social, technological, and cultural shifts that characterize Generation Z. Unlike the traditional singer-songwriter genre that focuses extensively on folk and acoustic elements, Gen Z singer-songwriters blend various sounds including indie, pop, electronic, and R&B, while still prioritizing lyrical depth and personal storytelling.

Gen Z singer-songwriters have carved out a distinct niche by using digital platforms as a primary means for distribution and exposure. Platforms like YouTube, TikTok, and SoundCloud have not only democratized music production and distribution but also allowed these young artists to shape their voice in a crowded market from a very young age, directly connecting with their peers and audience globally. This direct and often intimate connection with listeners has enabled these artists to explore a range of sensitive and socially relevant topics such as mental health, identity politics, environmental concerns, and digital intimacy, resonating well with their generation’s concerns and worldviews.

Key artists who have become notable faces of this genre include Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, and FINNEAS. Billie Eilish, with her moody and introspective approaches to pop music imbued with an emotional rawness, rapid lyrical rhythms, and minimalistic yet haunting arrangements, has won multiple Grammy Awards and has become an icon of her generation. Olivia Rodrigo, spurred by her initial fame on Disney platforms, took the music world by storm with her debut album "SOUR," which mixes confessional songwriting with elements of pop, rock, and indie music, striking a chord with young listeners worldwide. FINNEAS, apart from his own solo work, is famously known for his collaborations with his sister, Billie Eilish, as a producer and songwriter, exemplifying the DIY ethos of the Gen Z creator.

The popularity of the Gen Z singer-songwriter genre is not limited to any geographical boundary. Although it took root in the United States, owing heavily to the globalized nature of today's digital world and English being a lingua franca in popular media, this genre has found enthusiasts across the globe. Listeners and artists from countries like the UK, Australia, and Canada, as well as non-English speaking nations, have embraced and contributed to this style, making it a truly global phenomenon.

Moreover, festivals and live performances reflect the increasing allure of these artists. Events such as Coachella, Glastonbury, and Lollapalooza often feature Gen Z singer-songwriters prominently, highlighting the commercial and critical appeal of these artists among a broad audience. The live performances of these artists often become viral moments, furthering their impact and reach.

In summary, the "Gen Z singer-songwriter" genre is a dynamic and poignant embodiment of contemporary youth culture, marked by an eclectic mix of musical influences and an unfiltered approach to lyrics and storytelling. These artists not only reflect the varied influences of modern music but also adapt and speak to the unique challenges and narratives of a connected, digitally-influenced world, making their mark as cultural icons of their generation.