Meet the NMS ‘AOV’ Top 100 Class of 2014 –
After sifting through thousands of talented artists, the NMS A&R Committee have made their selections for this year’s Top 100 ‘Artist On The Verge’ Chart.
Congrats to New Music Seminar’s 2014 Top 100 ‘AOV’ artists!
This year’s list is full of talented, upcoming artists poised to break big any second – don’t miss hearing them first! View the full list of the 2014 ‘AOV’ Top 100 artists below.
Previous AOV alum include include Macklemore, Danny Brown, Fitz and the Tantrums, Milo Greene, Porter Robinson and White Arrows – just to name a few. Learn more about the ‘AOV’ project here.
Now sit back, relax and check out music from our 2014 AOV artists in the YouTube playlist below.
What do you think about our 2014 picks? Not feeling a certain artist? Obsessed and can’t stop listening to another? Leave us a comment below, we’d love to know!
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Artists from this year’s AOV Top 100 will be performing at New Music Seminar in NYC June 8-10, 2014, as part of New Music Nights. Don’t miss your opportunity to check out the top breakthrough artists performing live while standing among the top visionaries and leaders of the music industry at NMS 2014!
Get to know 2014’s Top 100 below, guaranteed you’ll be seeing a lot more of them in the upcoming year!
Artist Location Genre Social A.Dd+ Dallas, TX Hip Hop Alex Wiley
Chicago, IL Hip Hop Behind the Fallen Los Angeles, CA Rock Big Data
Brooklyn, NY Electronic Pop Bishop Nehru New York, NY Hip Hop BLACK TAXI New York, NY Rock Blackfoot Gypsies Nashville, TN Rock N Roll /Blues/Country BASECAMP Nashville, TN Electronic Bear Hands Brooklyn, NY Alternative Rock Blameshift
Long Island, NY Hard Rock Boombox Cartel
St. Paul, MN Producer / DJ Boy Epic Dallas, TX Pop CAKED UP
Las Vegas, NV Electronic - Trap Carolina Story Nashville, TN Folk / Americana Cecile McLorin Salvant
Miami, FL Jazz Chevy Woods
Pittsburg, PA Hip Hop Chill Moody Philadelphia, PA Hip Hop Cloverton Manhattan, KS Christian/Progressive Rock Desert Sharks
New York, NY Rock'n'Roll/Garage/Surf/Punk Diane Coffee Bloomington, IN Psychedelic Motown DJ D!rty Aud!o Los Angeles, CA Electronic Producer Dylan Owen New York, NY Alternative Rap/Hip Hop Elizabeth Huett
Riverside, CA Country Eric Dash
New York, NY Singer-Songwriter FMLYBND Isla Vista, CA Electronic-Rock Henrix
Miami, FL Electronic-House Henry Fong
Costa Mesa, CA Electronic-House Honduras
Brooklyn, NY Punk/Haze/Pop Huey Mack
Morgantown, WV Hip Hop Iamsu!
Richmond, CA Hip Hop Jamestown Revival Austin, TX Southern Rock Johnny Rain
Oakland, CA R&B Jon Bellion New York, NY R&B Joywave Rochester, NY Alt Pop Juicebox Brooklyn, NY R&B / Funk June Divided Philadelphia, PA Rock Keaira LaShae Los Angeles, CA R&B/Pop Ken Rebel Chicago, IL Hip Hop Kiah Victoria New York, NY R&B Singer-Songwriter Kim Logan Nashville, TN Country KING
Los Angeles, CA R&B/Soul Life Size Maps Brooklyn, NY Rock Lion Babe New York, NY R&B Little Daylight Brooklyn, NY Alternative Lizzie Sider Nashville, TN Country Pop Lookas Miami, FL Electronic-Trap LOUDPVCK Los Angeles, CA Electronic-Trap Lovesick Radio Columbus, OH Rock MisterWives New York, NY Rock/Folk Modern Baseball Philadelphia, PA Punk Morgan Tobias Los Angeles, CA Country/Pop Night Drive Austin/Houston, TX Rock/New Wave/"Future Wave" Night Panther Doylestown, PA Pop Nite Jewel Los Angeles, CA Electronic-Lo-fi Pop OCD: Moosh & Twist
Philadelphia, PA Hip Hop Old Gray
Kenne, NH Post-Hardcore Punk Once Upon A Time Phoenix, AZ Pop Rock Oncue Brooklyn, NY Alternative Rock/Rap Pure X Austin, TX Folk Psych Rock Rachel Brown New York, NY Singer-Songwriter Rachel Lynn New York, NY Singer-Songwriter Rapsody Raleigh, NC Hip Hop Royal Teeth New Orleans, LA Indie / Dance / Pop SAINT PEPSI Long Island, NY Psych Pop SALVA Los Angeles, CA DJ/Producer Sara Phillips New York, NY Singer-Songwriter Screamin' Rebel Angels Brooklyn, NY Rock & Roll Sharaya J Virginia Beach, VA Pop/Hip Hop Sharkmuffin
Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Garage Noise Pop Shilpa Ray Brooklyn, NY art/punk/caberet Sisu Los Angeles, CA Rock-Shoegaze Smoke DZA Harlem, NY Hip Hop Space Jesus Philadelphia, PA Electronic / Bass Spenzo Chicago, IL Hip Hop Stages and Stereos Tallahassee, FL Rock States Nashville, TN Pop Rock Step Rockets
Minneapolis, MN Indie Psych Rock Stitched Up Heart Los Angeles, CA Hard Rock Stop Light Observations Mt. Pleasant, SC Southern Rock / Electronic Sun Club Baltimore, MD Dirty Sunshine Circus Pop Sweater Beats Brooklyn, NY Electronic Terraplane Sun Venice Beach, CA Blues Rock The Dirty Gems New York, NY Pop /Soul / Rock The Orwells Elmhurst, IL Punk/Indie Rock The Senators Phoenix, AZ Indie Folk The Underachievers Brooklyn, NY Hip Hop The Vantage Austin, TX Indie Rock The Veda Rays Brooklyn, NY Indie / Noir / Alt. The Venetia Fair Boston, MA Rock Those Mockingbirds Montclair, NJ Grunge / Alt. Rock Thoughts in Reverse Syracuse, NY Metal Trapdoor Social Los Angeles, CA Alt. Pop Rock Tree Chicago, IL Hip Hop Troy Ave Brooklyn, NY Hip Hop TWRK Jersey Shore, NJ Electronic Trap Valentino Khan Los Angeles, CA Electronica VanLadyLove Provo, UT Pop/Rock Vic Mensa Chicago, IL Rock/Rap Violet Los Angeles, CA Pop/Rock Young Magic Brooklyn, NY Indie Rock