Best Artist of 2021 Nominees

2021 Voting Has Closed


Thank you to all who cast votes this year! 

Our winner will be announced in the 2021 Beats Magazine, coming free to our website December 15th! 

2021 has been quite a year with more new releases than any year previously! Lots of new music hit the airwaves this year, and now it's time for you to decide which artist had the greatest impact on you. We want to know who you think is 2021's best artist!

 After polling industry leaders, reviewing chart progress and the overall influence of these 600+ artists, we've narrowed it down to 12 very talented musicians and hope you'll help us trim the competition to one.

We want to offer a huge congratulations to all of the nominees:

Mindi Abair

Gerald Albright

Patrick Bradley

Willie Bradley

Norman Brown

Kenny G

Paul Hardcastle

Adam Hawley

Vincent Ingala

Dave Koz

Ben Tankard

Ragan Whiteside

We encourage you to click on their photos to learn more about each of them and then cast your vote. 

You can vote once per day through Thursday, December 2nd Voting will close that night at 11:59 PM PST. 


We will be announcing the winner on the cover of our 2021 Beats online magazine, available on our website Wednesday, December 15th.


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