Indonesian pop music is also known as Indo-pop is one of the most popular music genres in Indonesia. The rise of Indonesian pop music began in the 1960s and 1970s. Indonesian pop music is profoundly impacted by the pop music trends coming from countries such as the United States of America, the UK, Korea, India, and Japan.
However, through the years Indo-pop had developed its own unique character in its own right and as a matter of fact, the Indonesian style of pop music started influencing other countries’ pop music in Southeast Asia particularly in Malaysia. Therefore in this article, we will list the 5 best Indonesian pop artists to listen to in 2023.
1. Agnez Mo
Agnes Monica Muljoto aka Agnez Mo, born on the 1st of July 1986 is one of the most popular Indonesian pop singers. She is the most award-winning artist in the history of Indonesia. Best known for her hit “Overdose” and this year’s hit named “F Yo Love Song”, she records in both English and Indonesian.
Muhammad Tulus Rusydi aka Tulus, born on the 20th of August 1987 is one of Indonesia’s most prominent music artists. He is best known for his heath-warming lyrics and his booming voice and bags of character in his tone. Some of his biggest hits are “Monokrom”, “Ruang Sendiri”, “Pamit” etc. At the moment he is the hottest thing on Download Lagu, so be sure to check him out.
3. Hanin Dhiya
Hanin Dhiya born 21st of February 2001 is an upcoming Indonesian pop artist that performs under her real name. She has first introduced to the public in 2014 through the reality series Rising Star Indonesia. Her most popular this year’s singles are “Terlambat Sudah” and the collaboration with Lukas Graham “Happy for you”.
4. Sheryl Sheinafia Tjokro
Sheryl Sheinafia Tjokro aka Sheryl Sheinafia is a famous Indonesian personality and a pop artist. She was born on the 4th of December 1996 and she began her musical career in 2009. She is best known for her hits “Kutunggu Kau Putus” and “Sweet Talk”. She also plays the piano and the guitar.
Jaz Hayat aka Jaz was born on the 5th of March 1993. Before Jaz even became a singer, he was a football player. Jaz is a very popular and prolific music artist having more than a few popular hits such as “Teman Bahagia”, “Dari Mata”, “Kasmaran” and others.
Indonesian pop music is not only very popular in Indonesia but in the whole of Southeast Asia.
Artists such as Agnez Mo are breaking through the music marker in countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and the Philippines. Indonesian pop music is characterized as a mix of different styles of pop music having the most influence in recent years by J-pop and K-pop. If you are into Indo-pop the best 5 artists you should keep an eye on and listen to in 2023 are the ones mentioned before Agnez Mo, Tulus, Hanin Dhiya, Sheryl Sheinafia Tjokro, and Jaz