In a few short years, Halsey went from couch surfing to selling out her first tour in minutes. Before she was Halsey, Ashley Frangipane was a New Jersey teen that had bigger dreams to chase in New York. She posted a song called “Ghost” to SoundCloud that gained so much attention that it catapulted her career. She landed a recording contract with Astralwerks, which led to releasing her first full-length album, BADLANDS. She was handpicked by Skrillex to duet with Justin Bieber on “The Feeling” and was requested by Bono to perform a duet with him on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Her other performances include MTV’s Video Music Awards and the American Music Awards, seen by millions. Halsey has graced the covers of several magazines including Nylon and Forbes. In July 2016, The Chainsmokers released “Closer” featuring Halsey that spent 12 weeks as the number 1 song in the U.S., which led to a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Halsey’s latest album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom is set to release in June 2017 and features her latest single “Now or Never.”
Formed by front man Joe Jonas, DNCE includes bassist & keyboardist Cole Whittle, guitarist JinJoo and drummer Jack Lawless. The band first introduced themselves to the world in 2015 with the release of their debut single, “Cake By The Ocean.” The song quickly became a 3x certified platinum-selling hit and one of the most played songs of the year. They followed that success, with “Toothbrush,” which became a certified gold-selling hit and starred supermodel Ashley Graham in the music video. The band was nominated for several awards in 2016 and took home “Best New Artist” at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Their self-titled debut album, DNCE is available now and features their next anthem “Body Moves.” DNCE’s collaboration “Kissing Strangers” featuring Nicki Minaj is out now!
They were once strangers competing separately on season two of The X Factor US until they were put together to form Fifth Harmony. Their success on the show earned them a joint record deal with Syco Music and Epic Records. In 2015, the girls released their debut album, Reflection, which includes “BO$$,” “Sledgehammer” and their quadruple-platinum single, “Worth It” featuring Kid Ink. In 2016, Fifth Harmony released their sophomore album, 7/27, which features their 3x-platinum certified single “Work from Home” featuring Ty Dolla $ign. The mega-hit also earned the girls their first spot in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. They followed that success with “All In My Head (Flex)” featuring Fetty Wap, which became a certified gold single. Fifth Harmony’s accomplishments in 2016 also included winning awards at the Kid’s Choice Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and Teen Choice Awards. Lauren, Ally, Dinah and Normani have a combined total of more than 18 million Twitter and Instagram followers aka Harmonizers. They are currently wrapping up their global headlining 7/27 tour. Their latest single “That’s My Girl” is available now and climbing the charts.
About seven years ago, Austin Mahone started posting cover songs to his YouTube channel, which quickly caught the attention of lots of viewers. Now, Austin has more than 20 million fans following his social media accounts. In 2014, he dropped his second EP, The Secret, which features his biggest hit, “Mmm Yeah” featuring Pitbull. The EP landed a top 5 chart position on the Billboard 200. After fans were demanding new music from Austin, he released his first mixtape in 2015 titled, This Is Not The Album and it features collaborations with Chris Brown, Becky G and Kalin and Myles. Austin has headlined his own sold-out tours and earned a number of awards, including a MTV VMA for Best New Artist and their “Artist to Watch” in 2013. His latest mixtape ForMe+You is a more mature sound for him and features collaborations with Pitbull, Juicy J and 2 Chainz. Austin Mahone’s latest single “Lady” featuring Pitbull made its worldwide debut on New Year’s Eve and has become his most streamed song on Spotify. The Texas native just turned 21-years-old and he’s back to play another Endfest for his Sacramento Mahomies!
She comes from a family of singers and performers, but Noah Cyrus has created her own sound and style. In 2016, Noah signed a record deal with RECORDS and released her debut single, “Make Me (Cry)” featuring Labrinth that went gold-certified. Her introductory song earned unanimous praise and has racked up more than 225 million global audio and video streams. Noah teamed up with EDM DJ, Marshmello to create “Make Me (Cry) Remix.” So far this year, she has performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Late Show with James Corden and Ellen. Noah Cyrus is currently writing and recording for her debut album, NC-17.
In a one room apartment where his family of six lived, Alex Aiono created his own stage. He took popular songs and “flipped” them into clever mashups. When he released his mashup of Drake’s “One Dance” and Nicky Jam’s “Hasta el Amanecer,” his social media following skyrocketed. His soulful vocals, ability to play several instruments and mix beats led him to record deal with Interscope Records. This multi-talented pop sensation is also an accomplished hip-hop dancer, boxer, Radio Disney show host and star of the YouTube series, Royal Crush. Originally from Phoenix, Alex moved to L.A. to pursue a career in music and started busking on the Santa Monica Promenade at 15-years-old. Now at 21, he has performed for thousands every night on the Changes Tour that he co-headlined with Australia-based singer/songwriter William Singe. Alex Aiono’s debut single “Work the Middle” is out now and his full-length album is set to release later this year.