Check out our picks for the 25 best songs released by LGBTQ artists in 2021 so far below.
Throughout 2021, artists have been hard at work delivering songs to help fans escape the final months of the world’s struggle forward in the time of COVID-19. Whether it’s dreamy, disco-inspired dance-pop, introspective indie or fired-up hip-hop, artists have provided the much-needed musical means for people to take a moment and unplug.
That’s certainly true for LGBTQ stars — throughout the pandemic, queer artists in particular have led the charge in providing inspirational, thought-provoking songs to help listeners deal with our strange circumstances. From “dance around your apartment like no one is looking” anthems to quieter, more somber offerings, LGBTQ artists have made sure that their fans felt seen in 2021.
Now, Billboard is taking the time to celebrate their efforts — check out our picks for the 25 best songs released by LGBTQ artists in 2021 so far below.