Girl on the Rise

Sigrid Plans to Be Around for a Long Time

The promising pop up-and-comer talks her new album and "adulting."

DaniLeigh on Meeting Prince and Her Hit "Lil Bebe"
The rising hip-hop star talks her breakout hit "Lil Bebe," her debut…
Sasha Sloan Is a Sad Girl and She Owns It
The pop newcomer and self-proclaimed Sad Girl opens up about her rel…
Nao Navigates Growth and the Galaxy
The R&B and soul singer turned her cosmic coming-of-age into a stell…
Arlissa’s Breakthrough Was 10 Years in the Making
The singer-songwriter talks finding her voice and her new song for '…

Welcome to Girl on the Rise, our new recurring interview series featuring the female newcomers on the verge of It-girl stardom.

Alina Baraz Didn't Know She Could Sing When She Made Her First EP. Now She's a Rising R&B Star.

The songstress talks working with Khalid, making new music, and her dislike of Instagram.

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Leven Rambin Won't Let Her Moment Pass Her By
The star of Lost Child on the power of female filmmakers and where she found the motivation to create the kinds of roles she wants to p…
Diana Gordon’s Story Is Bigger Than “Becky with the Good Hair”

After years of making music, the Beyoncé collaborator starts a new chapter in her career.

Jade Bird Is a 5'3" Bundle of Attitude in Her New "Uh Huh" Music Video

The British singer-songwriter walks us through her new visuals and what to expect from her new music.

King Princess Is Here To Make Queer Youth Feel Like Royalty

The teenage rising star is making waves with her relatable music.

Charlotte Day Wilson Will Put You In Your Feelings

You can't not listen to this Toronto-based musician.

Sophie Simmons, Gene's Daughter, Wants to Work for Her Own Success

The independent pop singer's budding music career is nothing like her rockstar dad's.

Janelle Monáe's Protégés, St. Beauty, Will Brighten Up Your Winter

The Atlanta-based duo just released their debut EP, Running to the Sun.

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Sabrina Claudio Went from Posting YouTube Covers to Being R&B’s Rising Star

The rising star talks to us about her newest project, her cool style and her first-ever tour.

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Billie Eilish Is a 15-Year-Old Pop Prodigy—And She's Intimidating as Hell

The daring up-and-comer talks about her music, style, and hatred for smiling.

Master of None’s Alessandra Mastronardi Talks Season 2’s Ambiguous Ending

And why Francesca is more than a manic pixie dream girl.

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Julia Michaels Has Written All Your Favorite Songs

Selena Gomez's longtime collaborator opens up about becoming a solo artist.

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Veep First Daughter Sarah Sutherland Talks Satire In Trump's America

"Our writers have always found comedy in the very worst of situations."

Camila Mendes Talks the "Crazy" Riverdale Finale and Season 2

The actress on channeling The O.C.'s Summer Roberts and subverting the mean girl trope on 'Riverdale.'

Grace Van Patten Is Poised for Stardom

The 'Tramps' star is taking over much more than your Netflix feed.