These are our top picks of the hottest Australian acts for 2019 – keep your eyes and ears locked here!

BREAK OUT – The best, buzzworthy up and comers you need to meet:

A SWAYZE & THE GHOSTS | BUGS | ERTHLINGS | GENESIS OWUSU | LUBOKU

BREAK THROUGH – The future headliners you should get on your radar:

EVES KARYDAS | KAIIT | KIAN | KWAME | RUBY FIELDS

Bugs

Brisbane’s happiest punks, wrapping honest, everyday tales of Australiana suburbia into infectiously catchy jams.

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Erthlings

Not even out of high school, this Sydney indie-pop four-piece are an absolute force.

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Eves Karydas

Brisbane indie-pop artist blending daring hooks, soaring melodies, and punchy production.

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Genesis Owusu

Ghana-born, Canberra-based rapper, packing infectious grooves with poetic, honest songwriting.

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Kaiit

Melbourne future-soul and RnB queen with vocals as smooth as honey and flow beyond her years.

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KIAN

Victorian soul-pop wunderkind whose rapid rise from feature artist to future superstar has been immense.

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Kwame

Western-Sydney rapper with his unique brand of genre-bending hip hop.

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Luboku

Melbourne electronic producer-songwriter carving out his own brand of left-field techno.

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Ruby Fields

Sydney indie-punk rocker with a sound that’s instantly catchy, relatable and riff-heavy.

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