Artists Like Grimes (similar music you're guaranteed to love!)

18 Artists Like Grimes (similar music you’re guaranteed to love!)

Grimes is a Canadian singer/songwriter, musician and record producer from Vancouver, British Columbia. She has released 5 studio albums all in her unique style. Mixing hip hop, electronica, dream pop and R&B. 

If you are a fan of Claire Elise Boucher, better known as Grimes and you are looking to increase your music library, keep reading. We have found 18 artists like Grimes for your listening pleasure.


Alejandra Ghersi Rodríguez, better known as Arca is a Venezuelan singer, musician, composer, rapper, DJ and record producer based in Barcelona, Spain. She has released 8 studio albums and been nominated for several awards.

FKA Twigs

Tahliah Debrett Barnett, better known as FKA Twigs is an English singer/songwriter, actress and dancer from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. She has released 2 studio albums, 1 mixtape and 6 music videos.

Charli XCX

Charlotte Emma Aitchison, better known as Charli XCX is an English singer/songwriter who was born in Cambridge and raised in Start Hill, Essex. She has released 5 studio albums and won 21 awards out of 91 nominations.


Björk Guðmundsdóttir is an Icelandic singer/songwriter, composer, record producer and actress. Raised in Reykjavík, Björk began her musical career at the age of 11 as lead singer of the band “The Sugarcubes”. After they broke up, she started her solo career and has released 10 studio albums and appeared in 4 films.

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles was a Canadian electronic music group formed in Toronto, Canada in 2006. They were well known for their live shows and lo-fi homemade productions. They released 4 studio albums, 2 EPs and several singles.


Austra is a Canadian electronic music band from Toronto, Ontario formed in 2009. They have released 4 studio albums, 1 remix album, 2 EPs and several singles.


Mitski Miyawaki  is a Japanese born American singer/songwriter from New York City. She has released 6 studio albums, numerous singles and won numerous awards.

Caroline Polachek

Caroline Elizabeth Polachek is an American singer/songwriter from Connecticut. She started her music career in the indie pop band “Chairlift” while still at the University of Colorado. She was also working on solo projects whilst with “Chairlift” namely, “Ramona Lisa” and “CEP” before starting her solo career using her own name. She has released 3 studio albums so far.


oOoOO ( pronounced oh!) is an American witch house/chillwave project led by Christopher Dexter Greenspan. oOoOO is recognised as one of the pioneers of the witch house sound. oOoOO has released 2 albums, 3 EPs and 2 singles.

The Xx

The Xx are an English indie rock band from Wandsworth, London formed in 2005. They have released 3 albums and won a number of awards including a Mercury Prize.

Alice Glass

Margaret Osborn, better known as Alice Glass is a Canadian singer/songwriter from Toronto, Ontario. She was the co-founder and former front woman of the electronic band “Crystal Castles” In 2014 she started her solo career and has released 1 studio album, 1 EP, 1 remix EP and 9 singles.

Beach House

Beach House is an American duo formed in Baltimore, Maryland in 2004. They consist of Victoria Legrand (vocals and keyboard) and Alex Scally (guitar, keyboard, vocals). They have released 8 studio albums and been nominated for various awards.


Moriah Rose Pereira, better known as Poppy and formerly “That Poppy”  is an American singer/songwriter and youtuber. She gained viral fame in 2014 by starring as an uncanny valley-like android in performance art videos on youtube. She has released 4 studio albums and won numerous awards.


CRIM3S, formerly known as Story of Isaac is an English electronic duo from London. Consisting of Rou Rot and Sadie Pinn the duo has released 2 EPs, 4 singles, 11 remixes, 10 mixtapes and 3 videos.

Purity Ring

Purity Ring is a Canadian electronic pop band formed in Edmonton, Alberta in 2010. They have released 3 albums and have co-wrote songs for other artists including 3 tracks on Katy Perry’s 2017 album “Witness”.


JC Lobo, better known as Ritualz and recognised by the logo †‡†, is a Mexican musician based in Mexico City. He has released 2 albums, 1 anthology and 6 EPs.


Travis Egedy, better known by his stage name Pictureplane is an American electronic musician, visual artist and fashion designer based in Brooklyn, New York. Credited with coining the term “Witch house” he is also the founder of the Alien Body fashion brand. He has released 10 studio albums, 1 compilation album, 2 mixtapes, 2 EPs and several singles.


Chvrches are a Scottish pop band formed in Glasgow in 2011. They have released 4 albums and won numerous awards. Their genres have been classified as synth-pop, indie pop, indietronica and electropop.

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