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New Artist Spotlight: The Best Rising Acts On iTunes. [LISTEN]

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New Artist Spotlight: The Best Rising Acts On iTunes. [LISTEN]

With the start of a brand new year comes a variety of lesser known artists, each of whom are looking to breakthrough into the mainstream.

To make discovering the best of the bunch a whole lot easier, Apple is now featuring a special collection of tracks from these artists in a new section located on the iTunes Music storefront.

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Making the cut for Apple’s New Artist Spotlight this week, are: Susanne Sundfør, AronChupa, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Hadyen James, Whilk & Misky, Kat Dahlia, Mikky Ekko and Royal.


New To iTunes

Hear the latest releases from all the above artists, and more. Right now.

Each track featured below is available to download on iTunes, for $1.29.

Somebody – Natalie La Rose
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High – Peking Duk
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Fade Away – Susanne Sundfør
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Something About You – Hayden James
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Babe I’m Yours – Whilk & Misky
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Crazy – Kat Dahlia
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Chess – Petite Noir
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Time – Mikky Ekko
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Passenger – Royal
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Lucifer’s Eyes – T.O.L.D.
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Body – Niia
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Break Up in a Small Town – Sam Hunt
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Borderline – Tove Styrke
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I’m an Albatraoz – AronChupa
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Previews provided courtesy of iTunes.

In an attempt to merge the worlds of music, design and journalism, Arron is perhaps best known for founding online news brand: RazorianFly; a hobby which grew to attract a monthly audience of 120K.





Today he can be found designing and writing for RAZMAG.com whilst also managing #THEHOTLIST - a weekly updating playlist of the hottest new artists, now streaming on Apple Music.





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Perhaps best known for founding online news brand RazorianFly, Cheshire digital creative Arron Hirst lives for discovering new artists.
Experimenting in alt-synth vibes through his own side project - STARRHINO, today his focus is rooted in the user's experience.





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