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Best New Artist 2024: Everything You Need To Know About This Year's Nominees


Over the last eight years, Spotify has honored the top rising stars in the music world with an annual celebration recognizing their accomplishments in landing a nomination for Best New Artist.

We've remained committed to supporting emerging artists across all genres, helping them to launch their careers, and connect with fans all over the world. And that continues with this year's eight nominees-Gracie Abrams, Fred again.., Ice Spice, Jelly Roll, Coco Jones, Noah Kahan, Victoria Mon t, and The War and Treaty-representing a wide-ranging spectrum of sounds, voices, genres, and backgrounds that have caught the ears of listeners everywhere.

To celebrate this diverse group of talent ahead of their biggest night yet, we hosted the week's hottest pre-show party at Paramount Studios in Hollywood. Featuring live performances from the nominees and special DJ sets from Ladies of Leisure and HoneyLuv, the party produced many standout moments. Noah Kahan and Gracie Abrams performed Everywhere, Everything together on stage, while Jelly Roll invited Lainey Wilson to the stage to perform Save Me.

Spotifys 2024 Best New Artist Party at Paramount Studios (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)

Victoria Mon t performs onstage. (Photo by Catherine Powell/Getty Images for Spotify)

Gracie Abrams and guests. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Spotify)

Simu Liu (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify)

Lainey Wilson and Jelly Roll perform onstage. (Photo by Catherine Powell/Getty Images for Spotify)

Ice Spice (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Spotify)

Ross Lynch and Rocky Lynch of The Driver Era. (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)

Coco Jones and Victoria Mon t. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify)

Ladies of Leisure

Jelly Roll and Noah Kahan. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify)

Noah Kahan and Gracie Abrams perform onstage. (Photo by Catherine Powell/Getty Images for Spotify)

Tanya Trotter and Michael Trotter Jr. of The War and Treaty. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify)

Gavin Casalegno, Josh Richards, and Gabi Moura. (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)

Storm Reid (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Spotify)

Ross Lynch, Bazzi, and Conan Gray. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify)

Coco Jones performs onstage. (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)

Gavin Casalegno (Photo by Maury Phillips/Getty Images for Spotify)

Chrome Sparks (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Spotify)


Tove Lo and the Ladies of Leisure. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify)

Moneybagg Yo (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Spotify)

The War and Treaty perform onstage. (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)

Dixie DAmelio (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify)

(Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)


Many of the music and entertainment world's biggest names were in attendance, including Renee Rapp, Kesha, Orville Peck, FINNEAS, Madison Beer, Remi Wolf, Ross Lynch, Cara DeLevingne, Anthony Ramos, The Chainsmokers, Becky G, Conan Gray, Flyana Boss, Yung Gravy, Bazzi, Dixie D'amelio, Tove Lo, Moneybagg Yo, Simu Liu, Storm Reid, Gavin Casalegno, and many more.

Additionally, as this year's sole party sponsor, Dunkin' brought a bespoke menu to the experience with coffee, donuts, custom cocktails, and exclusive merch, adding a sweet note to an already delicious evening

But if you're just discovering these Best New Artist nominees for the first time, we got you covered. Keep reading to find out what each of these talented individuals achieved in 2023 to earn them a nod.

Gracie Abrams Noah Kahan (L) and Gracie Abrams (R) (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)

Gracie started 2023 off with a bang, releasing her critically acclaimed debut album, Good Riddance, which was co-written and produced by The National's Aaron Dessner.

Using the album's success as a springboard, she toured as the opening act for Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour, contributed to the soundtrack for the TV series The Buccaneers, and collaborated with Noah Kahan on Everywhere, Everything.

Ice Spice Ice Spice (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)

Building on her 2022 momentum and her chart-topping single Munch (Feelin' U), Ice Spice kept rolling in 2023.

The New York rapper kicked things off with the release of her debut EP, Like..?, featuring In Ha Mood and the Nicki Minaj collab Princess Diana, teamed up with PinkPantheress for Boy's a liar Pt. 2, and joined forces with Nicki again and Aqua on the Barbie soundtrack cut Barbie World.

To crown her year, Ice Spice enlisted global superstar Rema for the single Pretty Girl before joining Doja Cat's U.S. tour as an opener.

Jelly Roll (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Spotify)

Known for his distinct blend of country and rap, Nashville artist Jelly Roll truly cemented his place in music last year releasing his album Whitsitt Chapel to much fanfare.

Jelly Roll then took a victory lap with his Backroad Baptism North American tour, and closed out 2023 by collaborating with Jessie Murph on her single, Wild Ones.

Coco Jones (Photo by Catherine Powell/Getty Images for Spotify)

Building on the momentum of her starring role on the TV series Bel Air, Coco grabbed the spotlight in 2023, releasing her debut EP, What I Didn't Tell You, being named an Artist To Watch in 2023, and headlining our R&B First Nights concert series in Toronto. After recording the duet Until The End Of Time with Leon Thomas as part of our Spotify Singles series, the R&B vocalist released the Justin Timberlake-assisted remix of her standout single
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