The Most Popular New Kid on the Block: Ranking Trending Newcomers

Choose the newcomer you think is the most popular!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Oct 2, 2023 11:57
Welcome to StrawPoll's hottest ranking of the season - "Who is the most popular new kid on the block?"! We've gathered today's rising stars, from sensational singers to dynamic dancers, and we're asking YOU to help us determine who takes the crown. With thousands of polls and rankings across a myriad of topics, we're no strangers to heated debates, and this one's no exception! So, are you ready to cast your vote for your favorite up-and-comer or suggest an underdog who deserves the spotlight? Dive into the world of fresh talent, join the conversation, and shape the future of stardom. Let the games begin!

Who Is the Most Popular New Kid on the Block? (October 2023)

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    Billie Eilish

    Billie Eilish
    With her unique style of music, Billie Eilish has become one of the most popular new artists in recent years. Her debut album, "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" won several awards, including Album of the Year at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
    Billie Eilish is an American singer-songwriter known for her unique style and alternative pop sound. She rose to fame at a young age and has gained worldwide recognition for her introspective lyrics and haunting vocal delivery.
    • Genre: Alternative pop
    • Birthdate: December 18, 2001
    • Debut album: When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019)
    • Awards: Multiple Grammy Awards
    • Chart success: Top chart positions in various countries
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    Lil Nas X
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    Lil Nas X's breakout hit "Old Town Road" became the longest-running number-one song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2019. He has since released other popular songs and has been praised for his genre-bending style.
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    Lizzo's infectious energy and body-positive message have made her one of the most beloved new artists in recent years. Her song "Truth Hurts" became a viral sensation and earned her several Grammy nominations.
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    Megan Thee Stallion is quickly becoming one of the most popular female rappers in the game. Her song "Savage" went viral on TikTok and became a hit song. She has since collaborated with several top artists and won several awards.
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    Rosalía's fusion of flamenco and urban music has made her one of the most unique and exciting new artists in recent years. She has won several awards and collaborated with top artists like Billie Eilish and Travis Scott.
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    H.E.R. (an acronym for Having Everything Revealed) has become one of the most popular R&B artists in recent years. She has won several awards and collaborated with top artists like Chris Brown and YG.
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    Doja Cat's song "Say So" became a viral sensation on TikTok and earned her several award nominations. She has since released other popular songs and collaborated with top artists like Nicki Minaj.
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    Conan Gray's music has resonated with young audiences and earned him a large following on social media. His debut album, "Kid Krow," received critical acclaim and he has been praised for his songwriting skills.
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    Polo G's unique style of rap has earned him a large following and several award nominations. His song "Pop Out" became a hit and he has since released other popular songs.
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    Olivia Rodrigo
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    Olivia Rodrigo's debut single "Drivers License" became a viral sensation and broke several records on streaming platforms. She has since released other popular songs and has been praised for her songwriting skills.
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Ranking factors for popular new kid

  1. Popularity among peers
    The new kid's acceptance and popularity among their fellow classmates can be a significant factor. How well-liked and accepted they are by their peers can indicate their overall popularity.
  2. Social skills
    The new kid's ability to communicate effectively, make friends, and engage with others in social settings is crucial. Strong social skills can contribute to their popularity and integration within the group.
  3. Inclusion in activities
    If the new kid actively gets involved in school activities, clubs, sports, or other extracurriculars, it can boost their popularity. Being seen as a participant and contributor to various interests can make them more well-known and accepted by others.
  4. Kindness and empathy
    A new kid who demonstrates kindness, empathy, and a genuine caring attitude towards their peers tends to be more well-regarded. People are often drawn to individuals who show compassion and understanding.
  5. Confidence and self-assurance
    The new kid's level of confidence and self-assurance can impact their popularity. If they are comfortable being themselves and exhibit a positive self-image, it can make them more appealing to others.
  6. Sense of humor
    Having a good sense of humor, being able to make others laugh, and having a light-hearted approach to interactions can also contribute to popularity. People generally enjoy spending time with those who can bring joy and positivity.
  7. Authenticity
    Being true to oneself and not trying to conform or imitate others can be an attractive quality. People tend to appreciate and be attracted to individuals who are genuine and authentic.
  8. It is important to note that popularity is subjective, and these factors can vary from one person or social group to another. Additionally, it is always essential to promote inclusivity and respect for everyone, regardless of popularity rankings.

About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most popular new kid on the block. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or your favorite newcomer is missing from the list, feel free to help us improve the ranking.


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Voting Rules

A participant may cast an up or down vote for each newcomer once every 24 hours. The rank of each newcomer is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most popular new kid on the block

The entertainment industry is constantly introducing new talents, and fans are always on the lookout for the next big thing. With so many fresh faces entering the scene, it can be hard to keep track of who's who. That's why we asked our users to weigh in on who they think is the most popular "new kid on the block." From actors to musicians to social media stars, we've compiled a list of up-and-comers who have captured the hearts of fans around the world. So, who will come out on top as the most popular new kid on the block? Let's find out!