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Tomorrow’s Hits: MisterWives, Raskins & Kyle Dion

Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success.


New York-based MisterWives cruise onto Alternative Songs with their first airplay chart hit, “Reflections.” The quirky alt/pop track bows at No. 40 (up 53 percent in plays, according to Nielsen BDS), after earlier peaking at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart (Oct. 18). The group is at work on its debut full-length album, due in early 2015 on Photo Finish/Republic. –Keith Caulfield (@keith_caulfield)

The Raskins

The Raskins, aka twin brothers Logan and Roger Raskin, were raised in New York by musical parents: their father Tommy, a lead in numerous Broadway shows, and mother Judith, a jazz singer. Gravitating toward melodic rock, the pair is bubbling under Adult Pop Songs with “On the Radio” (Miral/Brody). Aiding exposure: the Raskins have opened for Alice Cooper and Motley Crue throughout North America since July. –Gary Trust (@gthot20)

Kyle Dion

Singer Kyle Dion nears Adult R&B Songs with “Purple Meadows” (Launch Project/Ghostwriters). Branding his sound “jazzy alternative R&B,” he’s amassed 100,000 streams for the track on SoundCloud. The track “came about shortly after my birthday,” he says. “I recently turned 20, and I think every 10 years you just reflect on what you’ve done in your life and what you want to do in the future. I symbolized that goal as ‘purple meadows,’ because when I thought of a purple meadow, I thought of tranquility, peace and that all fits in with the feeling of self-accomplishment.” Dion first found an audience on YouTube with a cover of Frank Ocean’s “Thinking About You” (2.3 million views) and continues to offer original content. “My fans and I are really tight,” Dion says. “I talk to them and they talk to me. The support system I have now without even dropping a project, and just a few songs on SoundCloud, is crazy and exciting.” Dion’s first mixtape, Sixes & Sevens, arrives Nov. 17. –Amaya Mendizabal (@amayayayaya)