Rihanna, Drake and Kendrick Lamar are among the stars chosen for the 2014 Forbes “30 Under List” recognizing the hottest stars under the age of 30.
The list also includes Miguel, Janelle Monae, Wiz Khalifa, J. Cole and Bruno Mars. Artists were selected based on success from music sales and touring as well as high-profile appearances at events like the Grammy Awards. Lamar could be the break out star at this year’s Grammys ceremony as he’s up for seven awards including Album of the Year for Good Kid, M.A.A.D City and Best New Artist.
The panel of experts who helped compile for the Forbes list includes former Def Jam President Kevin Liles who now manages several artists including Trey Songz, Big Sean and D’Angelo.
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