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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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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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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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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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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Venior

Singer, songwriter, producer, painter and “trashion” designer Venior describes her style as “Freeky Punky Pop”. Mixing wild, experimental beats with heavy bass sounds, powerful vocals and a strong message, she wants to "shake current dogmas and create movement and change". During her major label period in 2015–2017, Venior travelled from studio to studio (i.e. Stockholm and London) working with producers and songwriters from all around the world, before relocating to Berlin, where she curretly resides. In 2021 Venior is planning to release her debut album.

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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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Lxandra

Lxandra is a Helsinki based singer and songwriter now living in Berlin. She was introduced to the world through Perttu’s EDM hit ”Waves” in 2016. In 2017 Lxandra released her two first solo singles, ”Flicker” and ”Hush Hush Baby”. Her debut album "Careful What I Dream Of" was released in 2021. Lxandra is signed to Universal Deutschland and has a publishing contract with BMG Germany.

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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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Vince Vigo

Mysterious electronic pop artist, who has not given any personal information to the public, Vince Vigo debuted in 2020 with the singles "Misleading Intentions", "Never Knew You" and "Queen of Broken Hearts". They were followed by five more in 2021, which were collected to the ep "Whatever the Truth May Be" along with a sixth song. Vigo's dark and dancefloor ready sound leans heavily to the Y2K era and is characterized by their distinctive, yet very accessible vocal sound.

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Davia Akenami

Davia Akenami is one of the fresh, new arrivals of the of Finnish R&B field. The half Finnish half Nigerian singer blends afro beat rhythms to soft R&B tunes and takes influence from trap music as well. As her musical role model, she names the Nigerian artist Bellah. Davia Akenami released her debut EP Good Complex in 2021.

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Leu Leu Land

Mysterious pan-nordic edm group Le Leu Land do not give too much away about their identities – or even a photo with their face showing – they will rather let their music do the talking. After debuting in 2017 with "Good Times", Leu Leu Land has released a string of singles.

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Noora

Noora (Noora Alho) is a budding independent pop singer with heritage in both the UK and Finland. Noora released her first singles "Bleeding" and "Pray" in 2018, which were followed by three more, including "Veins" in 2019 and "Fall" in 2020. In 2021, she followed up with "Antiseptic".

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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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Samuel Daayata

Singer Samuel Daayata was found through a song contest in 2017, organized by pop star Isac Elliot and radio station YleX, while he was still in his teens. Daayata, in 9th grade in school at the time, was given the chance to record "Throw Popcorn" together with Isac Elliot, which was released as a single in 2018. Since then the young artist has released three singles and the latest Tides in 2021.

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Rico

Rico, born in Morocco as Rida Ettyjani, is an independent singer, songwriter and music producer. The extremely prolific artist debuted in 2019 with his first album "Changes", which was followed by his second full-length "Cocoon" in 2020, along with several non-album singles. Rico's musical style is mainly based on r&b, but it also has influences of other genres, such as rap and afroswing.

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 more 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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Emily Frost

Emily Frost is a singer-songwriter and producer from Helsinki. Her music is a playful mix of electronic and organic sounds, catchy melodies and soulful singing with an R&B twist. Her latest single weak was released in 2021.

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View

View, born Juuso Ruohonen, is a Helsinki-based hip hop artist whose music mixes deep and hypnotic vocals with dark and powerful beats courtesy of producer Joonas Laaksoharju, to form a recognizable take on modern trap. View debuted in 2015 with the "Avalon" ep, which has been followed by the album "Leave A Comment" in 2017 and the ep "I See the Same Dream Every Night" in 2020.

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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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Signmark

Signmark is a deaf Finnish rap artist. He describes his music as being party hip hop that takes a stand. Born into a signing family, Signmark feels that society should not treat the deaf as disabled people but as a linguistic minority with their own culture and history. When performing, he rhymes signs by ensuring that they have the same types of hand forms and signs.

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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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Tomi Saario

Tomi Saario is a guitarist, singer-songwriter and a recording artist who released his debut single "Just A Little" in early 2020. Saario introduces himself as "both a compelling storyteller and an artist with an innate knack for writing pop hooks".

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Ina Forsman

The internationally recognized singer & songwriter Ina Forsman has toured both sides of the Atlantic. Originally from Helsinki, Forsman lives now in Berlin and has released four albums. Her latest single Promises was released in 2021. Forsman’s music intersects the sounds of blues, soul, jazz and R&B and is accompanied by her strong and expressive voice.

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