Channing Sargent
October 11, 2016 3:01 pm

So Billboard released its selection of the most important young artists, regardless of genre. There are 21 of them, and they’re all under the age of 21 which means they were all born in the late nineties or early 2000s and oh my God we feel so old. Here’s a small selection of some of our favorites.

Lorde, born in 1996, takes spot #8.

Hailee Steinfeld, also born in 1996, takes spot #9.

Zendaya, another 1996er, at spot #10

Jaden Smith, born in 1998 is at spot #11 and HEISOURFAVORITEWELOVEHIMSOMUCH.

Lennon & Maisy, born in 1999 and 2003 respectively, fill up spot #20 and have more talent between them than most conservatory music schools.

Finally, Grace VanderWaal, born in 2004, takes spot #21.

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