Pop music singing sensation Katy Perry has become known for her over-the-top fashions, quirky stage props and catchy songs like “Dark Horse” and “Roar.” She has recently won the 2014 Billboard Award for both Top Female Artist and Top Digital Song Artist.
Sam Smith is a British Pop artist who’s rise to fame has been steady since releasing his 2014 debut album in the U.S., In the Lonely Hour. It was the second best selling album of 2014 in the U.S. and featured hits like “Stay With Me” and “Lay Me Down.” Smith cleaned up at the Billboard Music Awards, winning Top New Artist, Top Male Artist, and Top Radio Song Artist.
Rihanna has been one of the most famous Pop and R&B artists since the release of her second studio album in 2007. In August of 2013, she was named the 15th biggest US Billboard Hot 100 artist of all time and in the same month ranked as the Top Artist in the 2010’s Decade by Billboard. Recently, the singer/songwriter/actress has released hits like “FourFiveSeconds” with Kanye West & Paul McCartney and “The Monster” with Eminem.
Taylor Swift is one of the most recognizable faces in Pop music today. Although Taylor started as a Country singer, her 2014 album 1989 marked the first time she transitioned fully into Pop, with no Country themes included. The album bore popular singles such as “Shake It Off”, “Blank Space”, and “Bad Blood” featuring Hip Hop artist Kendrick Lamar. In 2015, Swift won numerous Billboard awards including Top Billboard 200 album for 1989, Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, and Top Hot 100 Artist.
Flo Rida is a long time Hip Hop artist who has spawned multiple hit Radio singles since his breakout in 2006. Some of his previous hits like “Low”, “Elevator”, and “Right Round” featuring Ke$ha have earned big time praise but recently the Florida native’s most played song is “G.D.F.R” or better known as “Going Down For Real.”