Meet This Year's Fresh Faces in Music

With music festival season fast approaching—SXSW kicks off next week!—it’s time to acquaint yourself with some of this year’s most promising acts. And luckily for you, we’ve put together the ultimate cheat sheet. From the coolest new girl group out of Madrid to a country singer-songwriter on the verge, these are the artists you need to know now. You can thank us later for your amazing new playlist!

Keep scrolling to acquaint yourself with 2016's fresh faces in music.

Which of these new artists are on your radar? Tell us in the comments below!