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Bhad Bhabie, JPEGMAFIA & Lil Skies Named Bandsintown's Fastest Growing New Artists
Bandsintown, the concert discovery platform, released their 2018 Year in Live Music report, revealing trending artists from their over 50 million global users, featuring the artists who were RSVP'd (GRAMMY winners Twenty One Pilots top the list), as well as their top five "fastest growing new artists," led by Bhad Bhabie and JPEGMAFIA.
— Bandsintown (@Bandsintown) December 19, 2018
In addition to the more than 50 million fans who use Bandsintown, the company reports that over 500,000 artists are registered on the platform. The "Artist With The Most RSVP's" list comes from the numbers of users who said they planned on going to an artist's show (regardless of if they actually bought tickets).
The highest number of users wanted to catch Twenty One Pilots on their 2018 Bandito Tour, followed by GRAMMY nominees Panic! At The Disco and Shawn Mendes. Number four on the list is The 1975, with GRAMMY nominee Ariana Grande the No. 5 most RSVP'd artist, with fans preparing for her 2019 Sweetener World Tour.
Bandsintown’s "Fastest Growing New Artists" list is led by Bhad Bhabie, the rap moniker of 15-year-old internet personality Danielle Bregolli, followed by L.A.-based socially conscious rapper JPEGMAFIA, who was recently announced as support for Vince Staples' 2019 tour. No. 3 on the list is hip-hop/spoken-word artist Hobo Johnson, followed by rapper Lil Skies and psych rock group Blac Rabbit.