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1. The New A-Checklist Superstar
The celebrities everybody can be buzzing about in 2020 have one main high quality in widespread: authenticity. A brand new wave of younger actors, artists, and influencers are embracing their identities and making the panorama extra various than ever. In 2019, musicians like Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, and Lizzo paved the way in which for rising skills who will equally play by their very own guidelines within the new yr. There’s Clairo, a 21-year-old bedroom-pop singer who’s steadily (and considerably by accident) gained a hefty following since she launched a low-fi music video that went viral in 2017. Poet and singer-songwriter Arlo Parks is one other one to observe, taking the world by storm together with her confessional lyrics about nervousness, adolescence, and id. And we would be remiss to not embrace Claud, a nonbinary artist main the cost for LGBTQ+ illustration in indie-pop music.
Within the influencer sphere, you possibly can rely on teen YouTube sensation Emma Chamberlain to proceed to develop her fan base in 2020, as Gen Zers relate to her unfiltered, down-to-earth content material and quirky humor. A social media star who turned a YouTube Originals actor, Rickey Thompson is unabashedly himself in all of his Instagram movies, oozing unapologetic confidence and galvanizing his followers to do the identical. Count on these stars and extra to grow to be family names that everybody stans.