Friday, December 8, 2023


Only Country Artist On The List!

Cooper Alan – Country music's newest sensation – has been named in Pandora's prestigious annual list, Artists to Watch, The Pandora Ten, as one of the top Artists To Watch for 2024. This announcement places Cooper Alan among an elite group of diverse talents forecasted to make significant strides in the global music scene in the coming year..

Notably, Cooper is the only country music artist featured in the list.

For nearly a decade, Pandora has been at the forefront of identifying and supporting emerging music talents. Their annual The Pandora Ten list has become a benchmark in the industry for forecasting artists destined to make significant waves in the music scene. The 2024 list highlights the rich diversity and global impact of up-and-coming artists, with Cooper Alan standing out as a notable inclusion.

Additionally, Cooper is featured in Pandora's Country Artists to Watch: 2024 Playlist.

Cooper recently released his first EP, with Pandora taking a leading role on support throughout the year. Despite being unsigned, he's a digital force accumulating multi-millions of lifetime streams, including 13 million on Pandora. The North Carolina native, once a bar and honky tonk performer, transitioned to online platforms during the pandemic. Today, Cooper boasts over 12 million followers and has accumulated over 200 million streams. His successful headline tour, marked by numerous sold-out shows, highlights the impact of online fame with tangible fan support and ticket sales.

In line with his authentic sound and independent spirit, Cooper launched Cooped Up Records with business partner Victoria Shaw to maintain his artistic integrity while fostering an even deeper connection with his rapidly expanding fan base.

Pandora's Big 10 picks are based on advanced analysis of listener data and insights from their seasoned programmers. Past artists forecasted for success by Pandora include Post Malone, Alessia Cara, Lizzo, Dua Lipa, H.E.R., Ashley McBryde, Doja Cat, Tones & I, The Kid LAROI, and Kim Petras. Cooper Alan joins this esteemed list as Pandora sets its sights on the talents poised to make a significant impact on the music landscape in 2024.

Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Music Programming, SiriusXM Pandora, shared his excitement about the selection process: “As fans continue to explore a wide array of new artists from a diversity of genres, the prediction process has become increasingly thrilling for us. By combining our listeners' preferences with insights from our expert curation and artist relations teams, we can pinpoint the talent that's up next. We're eager to see where the careers of these 10 artists will go in the upcoming year!”

Cooper Alan is represented by MAKE WAKE management and WME.

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