11 Female EDM Vocalists We Want to Hear More From in 2017
These are the 11 ladies who have blown us away
with their vocal stylings on the top EDM tracks.
No matter the genre, whether it be vocal bass, house, trap or trance,
these girls always compliment the character of the track.
They always find a place in our hearts
and a spot on the charts!
We love the music they are featured on, and now we want more! Check out our list of female singers we are looking forward to hearing in 2017.
Delaney Jane – This Toronto based singer songwriter has literally been all over the EDM scene. She’s quite the hustler and her wild child attitude makes her even more appealing. Not only has she been featured on tracks by Shaun Frank, Adventure Club, Tiesto, Oliver Heldens, and Hunter Siegel, she’s also graced the stages of Electric Daisy Carnival, Sunset Music Festival, and Ultra. Needless to say, her presence as an entertainer and her beautiful voice puts Delaney Jane at the top of our list. Hurry up with that solo EP girl!!
Listen: Grandtheft & Delaney Jane – Easy Go, Limitless feat Delaney Jane – Adventure Club, DVBBS & Shaun Frank – La La Land feat. Delaney Jane, Dzeko & Torres feat. Delaney Jane – L’Amour Toujours (Tiesto Edit), Oliver Heldens & Shaun Frank – Shades of Grey (Ft. Delaney Jane) (Club Mix)
Bebe Rexha – Bebe Rexha is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. She is best known as a featured singer on several Billboard Hot 100 songs such as G-Eazy’s “Me, Myself & I” and David Guetta’s “Hey Mama”. She also co-wrote the chart-topping Eminem and Rihanna single, “The Monster” (among other songs). In March 2016, she released the single “No Broken Hearts” featuring Nicki Minaj. In addition to her pop attributes, she was the featured singer on “Take Me Home,” by Cash Cash and “In the Name of Love,” by Martin Garrix. Everything she touches is strait fire. This month she plans on releasing another EP titled, “All Your Fault: Pt. 1.”
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Laura Brehm – Singer/Songwriter and Colorado native Laura Brehm is revealing more of her true potential with each song. Combining her experiences from different realms of music so far, Laura’s new folk/electronic sound will bring the best pieces of her background to the forefront. Her innovative approach to songwriting and innate way of singing continues to dazzle and win over her steadily growing fan base. REZZ was even attracted to Laura’s voice and approached her to collaborate with on Melancholy, released on mau5trap.
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Ellie Goulding – Ellie Goulding is no stranger to EDM. She has had a massive impact since bursting onto the scene with her infectious vocals. Her voice is a producer’s dream, as Ellie has been feature by many well known producers and remixed by the likes of Bassnectar and The Chainsmokers. She was nominated for Best World Stage at the 2016 MTV EMA’s and is nominated in the British Female Category for the 2017 Brit Awards. She is a true artist and we can’t wait to see what she’ll deliver in the future.
Listen: Ellie Goulding – Goodness Gracious (The Chainsmokers Extended Remix), Zedd & Lucky Date- Fall Into The Sky (ft. Ellie Goulding), Ellie Goulding – Lights (Bassnectar Remix), Calvin Harris – I Need Your Love ft. Ellie Goulding, Major Lazer – Powerful (feat. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley), Skrillex – Summit feat Ellie Goulding, Seven Lions – Don’t Leave feat Ellie Goulding
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Adara – Adara blew everyone away when she released her EP, Afterglow. Her voice was impeccable and all of the songs were personal. “With a lot of these songs, I wanted to focus on how I dealt with that and how it kind of changed me, “ she said. During out interview with her, she said she had some surprises in store, and she wasn’t kidding! Recently, she was featured on tracks with Adventure Club & Terravita and with EGZOD & SINEGO.
Watch: Adara’s Interview Video
Daya – Daya’s distinct vocals are featured on The Chainsmokers’ single “Don’t Let Me Down,” which hit #1 at pop radio and #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with over 691+ million streams on Spotify. The track also received nominations at the 2016 American Music Awards (Best Collaboration), MTV Video Music Awards (Best Electronic Video), and “Don’t Let Me Down” has received a nomination for a 2017 Grammy in the Best Dance Recording category. Daya owned 2016, with Rolling Stone naming her one of their “10 New Artists You Need to Know,” and InStyle including her as one of the “6 Indie Artists You Should Be Listening to in 2016.” She will embark on her first ever headline tour this month and we wish her the best of luck with that and at the Grammys!
Holly Drummond – The 22 year old singer/songwriter based in Glasgow, Scotland started showcasing her music to the world at the age of 15 when she started posting videos onto YouTube. In addition to her youtube success, Holly’s talent for writing has seen her win the Burnsong Under 21 Singer/Songwriter Award. Holly has worked with promising producers such as Direct, Rameses B, Eminence, TwoThirds, Elliot Berger and many others. She has had releases on the large Canadian EDM label, Monstercat, which have charted at Number 1 in the iTunes Albums Chart. Holly says, “I have recently purchased a Neumann TLM103 microphone to record my vocals in order to capture my vocal performance easier and allow it to sit better in the mix of a track.”
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George Maple – George Maple’s seductive voice adds to any tracks appeal. She first became known for her guest appearance on Flume’s 2012 album and her own EP, Vacant Space, also included a song produced by Flume. Her vocals have been featured by What So Not as well as DJ Snake. Her high profile collabs, live performances, and soothing sound make anyone wish for more.
Listen: What So Not – Gemini (feat. George Maple), DJ Snake – Talk ft. George Maple, What So Not & George Maple – Buried feat Rome Fortune, Flume – That Look (feat. George Maple), George Maple – Sticks & Horses ft. GoldLink, George Maple – Fixed
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Lauren Bennett – Lauren was recently featured on “Forever or Nothing” by Nervo & Savi, but that is not her major claim to fame. Her vocal talents were utalized by LMFAO in “Party Rock Anthem” and Ceelo-Green in “Love Gun,” which was featured in the film, “Date Night” starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. She is in a girl group called, G.R.L. and they are planning a world tour for 2017.
Paige Elizabeth – Paige Elizabeth, aka Bonnie, makes up half of the Bonnie X Clyde duo. Her partner in crime, Clyde, is Daniel Litman. Though Paige may be the voice we hear on their music, she also contributes as a songwriter, producer and DJ. Bonnie X Clyde debuted “The Ride” in July 2015, their first track in a series of hits that exposed the world to their unique style coined “Vocal Bass”. Their recent signing with Circle Talent Agency combined with the release of their debut EP in early 2017 via Interscope and Insomniac Records proves that Bonnie X Clyde have undoubtedly positioned themselves for success for many years to come. Continuing their momentum in 2017, BXC will be performing main stage at Life In Color Festival, CRUSH and Middlelands, in addition to their streak of club performances across the country.
Kai – Working with Skrillex and Diplo helped Kai attract fans as an EDM vocalist. She was one of the featured singers on Diplo’s “Revolution,” which made her name and voice more prominently know. The single even received attention from commercial ads, including a Bernie Sanders political campaign . Kai is notable for collaborating with other prominent figures in the music industry, like Adventure Club, Hunter Siegel, and Flume. She is featured on Flume’s, “Never Be like You,” which reached number 1 in Australia and the top 20 in the United States. “Never Be Like You,” is currently nominated for a 2017 Grammy award in the Best Dance Recording category. Good Luck!
Listen: Adventure Club – Need Your Heart Ft Kai, Hunter Siegel – Let Me Love You Right (Featuring Kai) (Club Mix), Jack U – Mind (feat. Kai), Flume – Never Be Like You feat Kai, Diplo – Revolution (feat. Faustix & Imanos and Kai)
Who else would you like to hear more of?
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