New Pop from Finland

Dig into our New Pop from Finland playlist to find the latest releases by pop heavyweights like Alma, Isac Elliot, Robin Packalen and Lxandra, contemporary EDM stars such as Perttu and Darude as well as attitude-packed hiphop and r&b stars like Rebecca.

Follow this frequently updated playlist on Apple Music or Spotify and find out the freshest artists and sounds in Finnish pop and dance music! Scroll dow for artist biographies.

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Alisky

The 22-year-old Finnish dj-producer released his debut single ''Traces'' with IOLITE in 2018, paying homage to his dance music roots. His second release ''Plan B'' featuring Laudic (from Eva & Manu) demonstrated his versatility by exploring a more intimate and urban setting.

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The Second Level

EDM and pop producer/artist The Second Level, aka Daniel Helenius, put out his first releases in 2016. He was signed to Warner Music Finland in 2020, after having warmed up for David Guetta in Estonia and played on the main stage of the Helsinki EDM festival Weekend in front of 30,000 people. His latest singles have been written with writers such as Alexander Pavelich, Erik Smaaland and Henrik Tala and featured singers such as Alida and Oda Loves You.

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Louie Blue

Louie Blue (Alec Moborg) is a young singer-songwriter from Turku, who entered the Finnish pop scene in 2019 with a string of singles, stirring up interest in media and listeners alike. His debut album "Notes" saw the light of day in 2020 – and another will most probably be down the line quite soon! Louie Blue’s music is a combination of smooth r&b, soulful indie pop and sophisticated dance beats.

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Elliot's Crazy Compass

Formed by the members of Eternal Erection Elliot’s Crazy Compass’s music is based on improvisation and strong moods. The band describes their music not being bound to any particular genre, but instead they’re open for different ideas and influences. Elliot’s Crazy Compass has released seven singles so far.

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Kasperg

Electronic producer, musician and DJ Kasper Granroth's, professionally known as Kasperg, focus lies within electronic dance music, incorporating elements of hip hop and of R&B to his productions. Currently based in Berlin, Kasperg is known from his energetic DJ-sets and live shows. Kasperg is also the drummer in Alma's live band.

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Samlight

DJ-Producer Samlight is known for his powerful house music with melodic hooks. Samlight is now releasing new tunes on Spinnin' Talent Pool after being signed to the world famous dance music label Spinnin' Records in early 2018.

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Robin Packalen

Robin Packalen is one this decade's biggest phenomena in Finnish pop music: he rose to local fame with his first single when he was 13 (back then branded mononymously as just Robin). After seven years on the top of the Finnish market, it was time for Robin Packalen to take his talent and charisma abroad. With help from Samu Haber's management company Comusic Productions, Packalen's international career has seen several single releases and an EP "Rest in Beat" in 2020.

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Alma

Undoubtedly the biggest pop export in Finland's history, singer-songwriter Alma rose to fame in with her 2016–2017 singles "Karma", "Dye My Hair" and "Chasing Highs". With 2018 came collaborations with Charli XCX and the release of Alma's first ep "Heavy Rules Mixtape". Her debut album "Have You Seen Her?" saw the light of day in 2020.

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JS16

JS16 (Jaakko Salovaara) is one of the most accomplished Finnish dj's and producers. He is a founder, producer and songwriter in the Finnish rap/electro group Bomfunk MC's, with three albums and the European smash hit "Freestyler". "Freestyler" sales topped 2,4 million and it was Europe's best selling single in year 2000. Producer and writer of international club anthems like "Sandstorm" (sales 2,5 million, gold in USA, UK and Germany) and "Feel the Beat" by Darude.

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Perttu

Electronic music producer Perttu put out his first single ”Waves” in 2016, which became a large summer hit – after that he’s dropped more than a dozen more, such as ”Circles”, "Stardust", "Milky Way" and "The One". In addition to working on his own songs, Perttu has produced songs for pop singer-songwriter Lxandra.

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SOMA

SOMA is a singer-songwriter, who "writes confident pop songs with lyrics that dive deep into being both someone and no-one, delicious attempts to express what can’t be expressed". Her music is melodic and catchy electro pop with an edge, reminiscent of artists such as Shura, Niki & The Dove, Carly Rae Jepsen and HAIM.

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Nick-E Maggz

Independent rapper Nick-E Maggz has been making waves in his current home country Finland since he started releasing music in 2016, hopping on tracks and remixes by many local major artists. After two ep's and more than two dozen singles, in 2020 Nick-E Maggz released the catchy club anthem "Fatty" his biggest solo hit thus far.

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Deejavu

Deejavu alias Leevi Lehtisyrjä is a young producer and DJ from Lappeenranta, Finland. Deejavu produces electronic dance music and has been active since 2018. He released his first single Bouncin’ Bitches in 2019.

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Biniyam

Rapper, producer and songwriter Biniyam has operated in the Finnish hip hop scene since 2014. Today, his music combines modern, alternative-leaning hip hop aesthetics with pop sensibilities. In 2021, Biniyam was signed to the Finnish sub-office of the legendary Def Jam label, and is looking to release his debut full-length album during the year.

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Misha

Misha is a rapper, beatmaker and a producer whose musical background is strongly in melodic soul-based hip-hop. Misha was born in Moscow, Russia, but moved to his current home town Helsinki as a child. He first found success rapping in Finnish under the artist name Haamu, releasing his rap debut in 2006, but soon started also producing beats. Misha has released tracks on labels such as Chillhop, Sundae Sauce and Melting Pot.

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Averagekidluke

Finnish-American rapper Averagekidluke was discovered on Soundcloud when he was just 19. It did not take long until he impressed international A&R’s with his imposing flow and melodic rapping. Now Averagekidluke is signed to Warner Music Finland and passionate about being the next big thing. His 2021 singles For No Reason and On God are a very promising start indeed!

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Kiara Nelson

Kiara Nelson is a half American, half Finnish singer, who was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and grew up in Finland. Her music, exclusively produced by the German-British duo Matt and Frank (M-22), is based on catchy melodies, the often times leading acoustic guitar and always danceable beats. Since 2021, she is signed with Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH.

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Studio Killers

Studio Killers, a virtual electro pop band made up of fictional characters (Cherry, Goldie Foxx, DJ Dyna Mink, and manager Bipolar Bear) first appeared in 2011 with their hit single "Ode to the Bouncer". An eponymous debut album saw the light of day in 2013 and the next year Studio Killers performed their first gigs at Ruisrock and Ilosaarirock festivals, in the form of performers in masks and costumes as well as screen projection. In 2018 Studio Killers came back with new single – but the real comecack happened in the form of their 2013 single "Jenny" becoming a massive TikTok throwback hit in 2020.

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Isac Elliot

Born in 2000, Isac Elliot is Finland's first genuine teen pop star with more than a million monthly listeners on Spotify. Elliot released his debut album "Wake Up World" in 2013 at age 13, and has since put out two more albums ("Follow Me", 2014 and "Faith", 2017) for a constantly growing international fanbase.

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Planet Case

This young quintet combines pop, alternative rock and EDM, inspired by the music of bands like Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, M83 and The 1975. The band released their debut ep "Simple Thoughts" in 2018 and have already gained a good and growing amount of followers and airtime on national radios.

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