In 2017, we have a lot to look forward to with an abundance of new releases.
The year will see a new wave of releases and bands emerge from the underground and out of the shadows, bringing new styles to the music scene and expanding the genre beyond the mainstream.
But what of those who have been around the block before?
Where do they fit into our music and our world?
Below are our picks for the 50 most exciting new acts and artists of 2017.
This article was updated on March 21, 2018 to correct the title of the article.