Age: 24
Vancouver-born Claire Boucher, better known as Grimes, is an up-and-coming indie pop artist whose name is on the lips of some of the most trusted music critics today. Both Pitchfork Media and The New Republic gave her third full-length LP, Visions, and its dreamy first single “Oblivion” glowing reviews, respectively. If her star continues to rise this summer, expect her to perform on Saturday Night Live at the top of next season.