Lorde Beats 5 Seconds of Summer & Justin Bieber on Billboard's Hottest 21 Under 21 List

Lorde Beats 5 Seconds of Summer & Justin Bieber on Billboard's Hottest 21 Under 21 List

Billboard just released their list of the Hottest 21 Stars Under 21 and Lorde nabbed the No. 1 spot!

The 17-year-old New Zealand-born singer not only beat out Justin Bieber, but 5 Seconds of Summer, Shawn Mendes, Austin Mahone, The Vamps, and more!

Every year, the magazine ranks music’s most powerful minors – everyone from international stars, social-media powerhouses, on-the-rise groups and singers – who have already accomplished a great deal, but are safe bets to continue finding success as they edge toward adulthood.

Check out the list below and tell us what you think!

21. Unlocking the Truth
20. The Vamps
19. Akdong Musician
18. Rae Sremmurd
17. Troye Sivan
16. Scotty McCreery

Click inside to see who made the top 15…

Billboard 21 Under 21

15. Bobby Shmurda
14. Madeon
13. Cody Simpson
12. Meghan Trainor
11?. Luis Coronel
10. Chief Keef
9. Becky G.
8. Shawn Mendes
7. Earl Sweatshirt
6. Austin Mahone
5. Fifth Harmony
4. Martin Garrix
3. Justin Bieber
2. 5 Seconds of Summer
1. Lorde

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  • That guy

    Hottest how? Like burning? On fire? It certainly can’t be most attractive, because she is one ugly individual.

    But then again, look at the rest of the list. More than half of them are so ugly, they wouldn’t get a home if they were left at the pound.

  • http://eriikasworld.blogspot.com Erika

    I know Louis is 22 but still.. where is the rest of 1D or maybe just Harry since he’s the only one who’s under 21 SMH…

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  • Liev

    Proud YGstan that Akmu got into the list!! <3<3

  • http://Sing_dance_act_ amazingtoriisnotonfire

    I think Troye Sivan defiantly deserved this. WAY TO GO TROYE BOY!!!!!

    (Go buy his album on iTunes TRXYE)