The daughter of popular American actors, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, Willow Smith has established herself as a singer-songwriter and rapper. Mentored by rapper Jay-Z, Smith became the youngest artist to be signed to the former's label Roc Nation in 2010. In 2019, she came out as bisexual and expressed her desire to be in a polyamorous relationship.
Deborah Ryan is an American singer and actress who started her career as a child artist before going on to establish herself as a successful adult actress in the TV and film industry. A multi-talented personality, Ryan can also play the guitar, keyboard, and piano. Also a well-known philanthropist, Ryan has been working on various causes, such as ocean conservation.
Girl in Red is an indie-pop music project by Norwegian singer-songwriter Marie Ulven Ringheim. She became interested in music and songwriting as a teenager. With her family’s encouragement, she began releasing Norwegian music and soon earned a decent following. She has also appeared in a TV program. She is openly queer and is considered a queer icon.
MØ is a Danish singer-songwriter best known for her collaborations with world-renowned artistes like Iggy Azalea, Justin Bieber, and DJ Snake. She achieved international recognition in 2015 when she co-wrote and provided vocals for Lean On, which featured on music charts around the world. MØ has won several prestigious awards such as the Billboard Music Award and Danish Music Awards.
Melanie Martinez is an American actress, photographer, visual artist, screenwriter, director, singer, and songwriter. Characterized by her baby doll-inspired outfits and unique hair color, Martinez claims to have an alter ego, a fairy tale version of herself. Melanie Martinez is also renowned for putting together impressive visuals in her music videos.
Lena Meyer-Landrut is a German singer-songwriter who rose to fame after participating in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010. Her debut album peaked at No.1 in Germany and was accredited Platinum. She has since released many hit albums and singles. Besides singing, she has also served as a coach on five seasons of the reality TV series The Voice Kids.
A Swedish singer and songwriter, Léon shot to international fame with her first single, Tired of Talking. Her musical works comprise three studio albums and five EPs. She has also collaborated with English DJ, record producer and songwriter for a non-album single Hear Me Say. Belonging to a musical family, she began her career in teens with a hip-hop group.
Neha Bhasin first gained the spotlight when she became one of the five winners of the Channel V show Popstars, thus becoming part of India’s first all-girl pop band, Viva. She is also an avid dancer and is known for her Bollywood tracks such as Kuch Khaas Hai from Fashion.
For a teenager raised in small Swedish village, it needed courage to even dream of becoming a star. Yet, Jonna Lee ran away to London, where she began her career in music, returning home around the age of twenty-one. Currently hailed as a successful singer-songwriter-record producer, she is also the co-creator of an electronic music and audiovisual project called iamamiwhoami.
Victoria Bergsman is a Swedish musician, vocalist, and songwriter best known for her association with the popular band The Concretes where she was active from 1995 to 2006. Bergsman has been focusing on her solo career since announcing her departure from The Concretes in 2006.
Alina Orlova is a Lithuanian-Russian musician and 'sung' poetry singer. Renowned for her soothing and powerful voice, Orlova has become a popular figure in Lithuania over the last few years. She has also earned the admiration of fellow stars and musicians like Fran Healy.
Welsh harpist and singer Georgia Ruth began training in the harp at age 7. A Cambridge alumna, she later became a regular on BBC Radio music shows. She has also participated in numerous music events all around the world, from Kolkata to Toronto. She is a supporter of Welsh independence.
Sudanese-origin Indonesian singer and author Risa Saraswati is best known as a former member of the pop band Homogenic, or HMGNC. She also launched the band Sarasvati. She later focused on her writing career, exploring the horror genre, with the book Danur, which led to multiple film adaptations.
Monika Linkytė is a Lithuanian singer-songwriter best known for representing her country at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with the song This Time. She represented Lithuania alongside Vaidas Baumila in the competition where they finished 18th. Over the course of her musical career, Monika Linkytė has won a couple of M.A.M.A Awards.