21CM Announces the 2016 Pop Icon


Throughout 2016, our talented panel of curators selected 50 people, organizations and projects they believed were advancing the art form in interesting ways. Each month, your voting narrowed down the field to ultimately create the year’s super pack of POP winners.


A Conversation with Brad Wells

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Brad Wells founded the Grammy-winning ensemble Roomful of Teeth because his ears had been “searching, aching for new sound combinations” that he wasn’t hearing out in the world.


2016 POP Finalists

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Each month, 21CM asks a leader in music to select the People, Organizations and Projects that have inspired them most. Now, we hand the voting over to you to select your favorites.