What's Next NOW

DNCE is not slowing down! Their recently released first single of the year, 'Kissing Strangers' ft. Nicki Minaj, is a strong follow-up to their self-titled debut album, DNCE . Nicki Minaj seems like a natual fit to the upbeat and quirky styling of DNCE. This isn't her first...
Hey Violet may look young, but don't underestimate them: the majority of the band has been making music together for almost ten years! The LA-based gang of five just came through St. Louis last month, performing at the shiny new Delmar Hall, and now they're back on NOW 96.3 with...
Almost exactly two years ago, back when NOW 96.3 was your new source for all the hits – we already had it bad for Sam Hunt. His ballad “Take Your Time” was one of our earliest What’s Next NOW picks , and it looks like our instincts about him were right: Sam was named New Artist...
Even though Dua Lipa is young – just 21 – she’s a What’s Next NOW veteran , and she’s had an eventful six months since then! The British singer-songwriter (and occasional model) was named Best New Artis t at the NME Awards in February. She did a gorgeous fashion spread for...
Imagine Dragons first broke out back in 2012, with the hit “It’s Time”. The Las Vegas-based band’s next release, “Radioactive”, soared to even bigger heights, including a Grammy win in 2014 – not bad for the first time being nominated! Imagine Dragons stuffed a lot of hard work...
Swedish House Mafia released “Don’t You Worry Child” in late 2012, just a few months after the appropriately named trio from Sweden broke up for good. The song went on to be a Grammy-nominated international hit – and two of the three members decided they wanted to continue...
Adele. Ellie Goulding. And… Rag’N’Bone Man. Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of him yet – he still belongs in the same list as those other NOW 96.3 artists! Rory Graham, who goes by Rag’N’Bone Man, just won the BRITs Critics’ Choice Award for 2017 – an honor that’s been bestowed...
It’s been almost four years since Lorde introduced herself and her unique, poetic style to the world with “Royals”. Since then, the New Zealand native has won a bunch of awards, been hailed as the future of music by the late David Bowie , and oh yeah – turned just 20 years old...
He’s a Grammy-winning producer and DJ. She’s a singer-songwriter and rising pop star. Together, Zedd and Alessia Cara are a pretty good team! Zedd has a knack for making hits with talented female artists – you’ve been hearing “Starving” with Hailee Steinfeld for a while on NOW...