These artists are known worldwide 

Tokio Hotel
 The band has won more than 100 awards, including seven MTV Europe Music Awards.

Mando Diao
They’ve been called “the biggest Swedish rock band of all time,” but unless you live in Europe, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard a single song by Mando Diao.

The Tragically Hip
Formed in 1984, the rock band has been called “Canada’s most inspiring and important band.

Gusttavo Lima
 Known for using synth and electric guitarover more traditional accordion and guitar sounds, Lima’s music is heard just about everywhere but the United States. 

Small as the country is, Iceland has generated some recognizable music stars, including Of Monsters and Men, Björk and Sigur Rós.

Cliff Richard
 His 1976 song “Devil Woman” was the first top-10 hit he had in the U.S., but he never reached the stratospheric level of success he had at home.

Sol3 Mio
Their 2013 self-titled debut album took the nation by storm, knocking pop star Lorde out of top spot on the year’s charts. 

Japan’s AKB48 are one of the most famous pop groups in Asia, even though they’re relatively unknown in North America.

Neha Kakkar
She was one of Spotify’s top-three most-streamed female artists in 2021, and was the highest paid singer in the world in 2020,.