Dance Music’s Young Guns Shine In Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List



It’s no secret that a majority of dance music lovers are adolescents. That being said, it only makes sense that some of the genre’s most prominent figures are also quite young themselves. Every year, Forbes Magazine releases their ‘30 Under 30 In Music‘ list and in this year’s installment, electronic music is well represented. With five producers, including the likes of Martin Garrix and Afrojack, and one event owner, Sebastian Solano of Life In Color, on this list, it’s clear dance music is here to stay!

As you can tell by looking below, some of the genre’s brightest young star’s have cracked the top 10 including Afrojack sitting in at #2, Arca at #5, and the boy wonder himself, Martin Garrix sitting in at #8. If you feel like going down a little further, you will find that DJ Mustard, Porter Robinson and Sebastian Solano also made the list.

Check out the full 30 Under 30 list below:

1. Florida Georgia Line
2. Afrojack
3. Jhené Aiko
4. Iggy Azalea
5. Arca
6. Azalea Banks
7. Hit-Boy
8. Martin Garrix
9. Will Griggs
10. Hozier
11. Haim
12. Mike Will Made It
13. Kacey Musgraves
14. DJ Mustard
15. Porter Robinson
16. A$AP Rocky
17. Anthony Saleh
18. Big Sean
19. Shellback
20. Ed Sheeran
21. Sam Smith
22. Sebastian Solano
23. Lindsey Stirling
24. Chance The Rapper
25. Penni Thow
26. Meghan Trainor
27. FKA Twigs
28. Kai Wright
29. 5 Seconds of Summer
30. Charli XCX


Via: Forbes 

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