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Elvis Duran's Artist of the Month is a regular feature since 2013 by American radio broadcaster Elvis Duran in which he chooses an upcoming solo singer, and at times duos and groups, to spotlight them each month as "Artist(s) of the Month". In certain months, two different artists may be featured during the same month.

Duran has his own segment on NBC's Today show with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb where Duran presents his selected artists, and after a brief interview with show's hosts Kathie Lee and Kotb, the selected artists sing a recent song of their own for national public audience in the States. Past artists who have appeared on the segment include American bands like A Great Big World, American Authors, Juice, Los 5, MAGIC GIANT, Midnight Red, Ocean Park Standoff, The Revivalists, Saving Forever, the duos Alexander Jean, Jack & Jack, Lion Babe and Secret Weapons, independent and emerging American artists like Madilyn Bailey, Jon Bellion, Cris Cab, Sabrina Carpenter, Greyson Chance, Jessie Chris, Rachel Crow, Rozzi Crane, Daya, Mikky Ekko, Roy English, Emily Estefan, Ferras, Jordan Fisher, Gallant, Todrick Hall, Olivia Holt, Parson James, Lauren Jenkins, Tori Kelly, Austin Mahone, Kirstin Maldonado, Laura Marano, MAX, Bea Miller, Jake Miller, Spencer Sutherland, VÉRITÉ, Tyler Ward, Elle Winter and Zendaya and more.[1]

Although a big majority of the featured artists are American, Duran makes a point of introducing some non-Americans acts as well giving them big exposure in the American markets. Such international artists include Grace, Vance Joy, Conrad Sewell and The Griswolds (Australia), Alessia Cara and Shawn Hook (Canada), Isac Elliot (Finland), AudioDamn! (Germany), Nikki Williams (South Africa), Arlissa, Låpsley, Katy Tiz, Labrinth, Damian McGinty, Aston Merrygold, Tom Walker and the bands MiC LOWRY, New Hope Club (UK) and others.

List of artistsEdit

Date Artist Song Type Country
May 2013
Nikki Williams
"Glowing"
Female
South Africa
June 2013
A Great Big World
"This Is the New Year"
Group
United States
July 2013
Labrinth
"Beneath Your Beautiful"
(feat. Emeli Sandé)
Male
United Kingdom
September 2013
Tori Kelly
"Dear No One"
Female
United States
October 2013
Midnight Red
"Take Me Home"
Group
United States
November 2013
Zendaya
"Replay"
Female
United States
May 2014
Katy Tiz
"The Big Bang"
Female
United Kingdom
July 2014
Ferras
"Sing in Tongues"
Male
United States
September 2014
Bebe Rexha
"I Can't Stop Drinking About You"
Female
United States
October 2014
Lipstick Gypsy
"The Cure"
Duo
United States
Cris Cab
"Liar Liar"
Male
United States
November 2014
Vance Joy
"Riptide"
Male
Australia
December 2014
Bea Miller
"Young Blood"
Female
United States
March 2015
Los 5
"Poquito Mas"
Group
United States
Conrad Sewell
"Start Again"
Male
Australia
April 2015
Rozzi Crane
"Psycho"
Female
United States
Mikky Ekko
"Smile"
Male
United States
June 2015
MAX
"Gibberish"
Male
United States
July 2015
Grace
"You Don't Own Me"
(feat. G-Eazy)
Female
Australia
American Authors
"Best Day of My Life"
Group
United States
August 2015
Austin Mahone
"Dirty Work"
Male
United States
September 2015
Alessia Cara
"Here"
Female
Canada
Skylar Stecker
"Crazy Beautiful"
Female
United States
Daya
"Hide Away"
Female
United States
October 2015
Todrick Hall
"Wind It Up"
(feat. Vonzell Solomon)
Male
United States
November 2015
AudioDamn!
"Radar"
Group
Germany
Secret Weapons
"Something New"
Group
United States
December 2015
Tyler Ward
"Yellow Boxes"
Male
United States
January 2016
Ben Rector
"Brand New"
Male
United States
February 2016
Shawn Hook
"Sound of Your Heart"
Male
Canada
Greyson Chance
"Hit & Run"
Male
United States
March 2016
The Revivalists
"Wish I Knew You"
Group
United States
April 2016
Låpsley
"Love Is Blind"
Female
United Kingdom
Whitney Woerz
"6 Second Love"
Female
United States
May 2016
Isac Elliot
"What About Me"
Male
Finland
Laura Marano
"Boombox"
Female
United States
June 2016
Adam Freedman
"Pretty Things"
Male
United States
July 2016
Jordan Fisher
"All About Us"
Male
United States
August 2016
Jon Bellion
"All Time Low"
Male
United States
September 2016
The Griswolds
"Out of My Head"
Group
Australia
October 2016
Lion Babe
"She's a Lady"
Duo
United States
November 2016
Parson James
"Sad Song"
Male
United States
Sabrina Carpenter
"Thumbs"
Female
United States
December 2016
Marina Morgan
"Paralyzed"
Female
United States
Jake Miller
"Overnight"
Male
United States
January 2017
Gallant
"Weight in Gold"
Male
United States
VÉRITÉ
"Phase Me Out"
Female
United States
February 2017
Emily Estefan
"Reigns (Every Night)"
Female
United States
Ocean Park Standoff
"Good News"
Group
United States-based
(US and English artists)
March 2017
MiC LOWRY
"Oh Lord"
Group
United Kingdom
Tom Walker
"Just You and I"
Male
United Kingdom
April 2017
Roy English
"Hotel Pools 01101001"
Male
United States
Olivia Holt
"History"
Female
United States
May 2017
MAGIC GIANT
"Set on Fire"
Group
United States
June 2017
Chord Overstreet
"Hold On"
Male
United States
Jessie Chris
"Burn"
Female
United States
July 2017
Spencer Sutherland
"Selfish"
Male
United States
Kirstin Maldonado
"Break a Little"
Female
United States
August 2017
Saving Forever
"Million Ways"
Group
United States
September 2017
Rachel Crow
"Dime"
Female
United States
October 2017
JOHN.k
"OT"
Male
United States
November 2017
Donna Missal
"Transformer"
Female
United States
January 2018
Jack & Jack
"Beg"
Duo
United States
Rayvon Owen
"Gold"
Male
United States
March 2018
Arlissa
"Hearts Ain't Gonna Lie"
Female
United Kingdom
April 2018
Madilyn Bailey
"Tetris"
Female
United States
May 2018
Elle Winter
"One More"
Female
United States
July 2018
Aston Merrygold
"Get Stupid"
Male
United Kingdom
August 2018
Juice
"Sugar"
Group
United States
October 2018
New Hope Club
"Medicine"
Group
United Kingdom
November 2018
Alexander Jean
"Waiting for You"
Duo
United States
February 2019
Lauren Jenkins
"Running Out of Road"
Female
United States
March 2019
Damian McGinty
"Saltwater"
Male
Northern Ireland

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