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6 Explosive Dance & Music Influencers with Buzzing Followers

Natalie Weber

Afluencer 411

Buzzing?  Yes. These dance and music influencers have awesome engagement rates.  They have hot moves and hot tunes. They’re brilliant content creators. And their followers are obsessed!

From USA, Germany, Argentina to Philippines, Canada, and The United Kingdom. We have 6 explosive dance and music influencers you should connect to for your next epic collab:

  1. Kristin Mcquaid – @kristinmcquaid
  2. Ave – @ave_djane
  3. Niana Guerrero – @nianaguerrero
  4. Johnny Orlando – @johnnyorlando
  5. Valentin Oliva – @wos.ds3
  6. Lewis Capaldi – @lewiscapaldi

Techno.  Upbeat. Electronic grooves.  Rock. And pop. What more could your social media feed need?

So are you buzzing to tune into these explosive music influencers?

Kristin Mcquaid – Choreographer Influencer

Instagram Followers:  107k

Instagram Engagement Rate:  1.71%

Kristen McQuaid | Choreographer Dance Influencer

Based in the USA, Kristin Mcquaid is a badass choreographer and creative director that will be popping your Instagram feed with moves.

We’ve got to love dancers and the lively energy they bring to social media.  And of course, Kristin is so fab that her choreo is splashed on TikTok through her dancers. 

For the lovers of dance, Kristin will fire up your passion with all her content.

“Creating is my biggest passion.  I am so thankful to get to do what I love.” – Kristin sentimentally shares. 

And her love for dance does not go unnoticed.

From student classes, group sessions, epic events, entertaining social media challenges, and even personal family moments – Kristin’s Instagram is dazzling with pizzazz.

Her followers adore her, comment after comment, like “You’re the best Kristin!!!  We love you!”.

Over on her growing YouTube channel, Kristin shares event videos, highlights, classes, and enough choreography content to keep you dancing all day long.

Kristin has promoted #fearlesslyme statement hoodies recently – which couldn’t be a better style match for her social media aesthetic.

For more about Kristin and collaborating with her, visit her website.  And if you love dance then you’ve got to connect with her on Instagram or catch her on Facebook here.

Ave – @ave_djane – Music Influencer

Instagram Followers:  22.4k

Engagement Rate:  3.82%

Ave - Instagram Techno Music Influencer

Before we bring out our big music guns with this list, we’re dropping some Afluencer love to our wildcard micro-influencer, sassy DJ Ave.

She may be a micro-influencer but she’s deserving of your attention.

Based in Germany, Ave is a techno DJ hitting clubs in Germany as well as across Europe.

Her magnetic music attracts her European growing audience with her influence climbing up.

On Soundcloud, Ave’s audience makes up 6k+ followers.

Her badass, but pretty black and white image on social media makes her profile catchy and super likable by the young adult audience.

On Instagram, if she’s not sharing the little bits of her everyday life, then Ave is promoting her upcoming events, appearances, and festivals. 

Ave is all the professionalism you could need from a micro-influencer.  Her sleek website is where she promotes her music, merchandise and showcases her previous appearances.  And this is enough to assure you that she takes her music and influence seriously.

With a lovable sass, an impressive engagement rate, sleek content and a friendly personality – Ave is the rising DJ girl that you certainly must connect with.

So go follow Ave on Instagram here.

Niana Guerrero – @nianaguerrero – Social Media Sensation

Instagram Influencers:  7.7m

Engagement Rate:  5.3%

Niana Guerrero - Young Instagram Music and Dance Star

Niana Guerrero is your young social media star.

Star?  Well, when a 13-year old girl from the Philippines hits 7+ million followers on Instagram and 8+ million subscribers on her Youtube channel – you bet she’s a bright star.

Her social media influencer fame was founded on the music content she creates with her older brother, Ranz.

According to her bio, she’s all about music and laughter.  And well, let’s just say her 44million views “when Despacito comes on” Youtube video is all the music and humor her young audience adores.

Niana’s social media is splashed with catchy entertainment, music and dance content.

One particular creative post that is highly noteworthy, is a fun upbeat lipstick video ad she posted on her Instagram feed.  The blend of music and quirky humor to produce this ad is nothing short of brilliant.

Niana is a natural entertainer with a charming sweet personality.

With her brother, they have created a fun #welit clothing brand.

On her own or with her brother, Niana’s content is absolutely lovable.

If you’re looking to connect to the young teen and pre-teen audience, then Niana is your girl to follow and collaborate with.

Go follow Niana Guerrero on Instagram here.

Johnny Orlando – @johnnyorlando – Singer/ Songwriter

Instagram Followers:  6m

Engagement Rate:  5.9%

Johnny Orlando | Singer/ Songwriter

Johnny Orlando is your 16-year old danceable electronic grooves singer and songwriter.

From Canada but now based in Los Angeles, Johnny joins the other rising music influencers on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Youtube Musica, Deezer and TIDAL.

Yup, as far as his music career goes, he’s pretty serious and organized.

Just in case you needed further convincing, Johnny has achieved over 150 million streams of his music in a period of just 3 years.  And of course, then, it’s no surprise to discover that he’s an award winner of the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards for Best Canadian Act.

Yeah, he certainly has stardom and influence written all over him.

Johnny has produced many covers to popular hits, with his most viewed cover on Youtube “Stitches by Shawn Mendes”.

Speaking of Youtube, his channel has a massive 4 million subscribers.

On Instagram, Johnny is your ordinary cool boy with a relatable personality – so extra stars for Johnny.

With awesome beats and an engaged teen audience, Johnny’s hot music content splashed all over his social media is more than enough to get you hooked.

Go check Johnny Orlando out on Instagram here.

Valentin Oliva – @wos.ds3 – Music Influencer

Instagram Followers:  3.8m

Engagement Rate:  23.99%

Valentin Oliva | Influencer Rockstar

Valentin Oliva is your rocking rising rockstar.  If you heard rock music then you’re tuning in right.

From Argentina, Valentin is buzzing all over the entertainment scene and he keeps his highly engaged Spanish audience rocking.

An engagement rate of 23%+ speaks volumes.

That’s a whopping 10 times more than the average engagement rate for most influencers.

We cover many influencers here at Afluencer and an engagement rate this high is super rare.  So much eye-popping and jaw-dropping.

He’s a freestyler at FMS Argentina, and it’s certainly no surprise that he’s created a well-built presence through his exposure there.

Whether he’s promoting his music, out with the boys, recording in the studio or performing at gigs, Valentin does not leave his followers out.

He’s hot on Instagram, hot on Spotify and hot on his 2+ million subscriber Youtube channel.

If you’re looking for influencers that dig rock music is your vibe and speak Spanish, then Valentin is your man!

Check out his latest album on Spotify here.

Go on and follow Valentin Oliva on Instagram here.

Lewis Capaldi – @lewiscapaldi – Singer/ Songwriter

Instagram Followers:  4m

Engagement Rate:  9.12%

Lewis Capaldi | Folk-rock/ Pop Music Influencer

From the United Kingdom, Lewis Capaldi is your overnight global phenomenon as far as folk-rock and pop music goes.

Yeah, when his newly released “Someone You Loved” climbed to the top of the UK charts and made it to the top 100 global Spotify list, then he has certainly reached stardom.

Lewis is a singer and songwriter with music on Amazon Music, Deezer, and Youtube Music.

Did I mention that he’s only 23 years old?

His fame is evident by his 1+ million subscriber Youtube channel that boasts his latest music hit with a massive 75 million views.

But Lewis likes to keep it real.  So you’ll catch some raw videos of him sharing his thoughts about his sudden success and how he “won’t let it change” him and how he’s committed to staying humble.

Find out more about him and also his music on his website.

Go follow Lewis Capaldi on Instagram here.




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