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Cardi B, Khalid, Alice Merton & More: Revisit All of 2017's Chartbreakers

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From left: Cardi B, Khalid & Alice Merton

In 2017, Billboard introduced its new franchise Chartbreaker -- a monthly spotlight on rising artists who are making their introduction to the charts.

From Cardi B to Khalid, this year’s collection included some of the year’s biggest breakouts. Revisit all 12 of 2017’s Chartbreakers below:

Judah and the Lion

Who are they? Folk-rock foursome
Breakthrough hit? "Take It All Back"

Khalid

Who are they? Uptempo R&B teen sensation
Breakthrough hit? "Location"

Starley

Who are they? Australian electropop singer-songwriter 
Breakthrough hit? "Call On Me"

6lack

Who are they? Atlanta hip-hop artist
Breakthrough hit? "Prblms"

Bailey Bryan

Who are they? Maren Morris-esque country singer
Breakthrough hit? "Own It"

LP

Who are they? Singer-songwriter born Laura Pergolizzi
Breakthrough hit? "Lost On You"

Cardi B

Who are they? Bronx born MC
Breakthrough hit? "Bodak Yellow"

Carly Pearce

Who are they? Nashville country-bluegrass musician
Breakthrough hit? "Every Little Thing"

Jacquees

Who are they? Smooth R&B crooner
Breakthrough hit? “B.E.D.”

Alice Merton

Who are they? Berlin-based bluesy pop singer
Breakthrough hit? "No Roots"

Greta Van Fleet

Who are they? Led Zeppelin-influenced rock band 
Breakthrough hit? “Highway Tune”



The Aces

Who are they? Girl-powered pop-rock quartet 
Breakthrough hit? "Stuck"