Billboard’s “21 Under 21″ Will Make You Feel Really Old

By: Gabrielle Chung / September 25, 2013

Blink-182 once said, “Nobody likes you when you’re 23.” Well, it’s true — except that’s for any age over the legal drinking limit.

Billboard has released its annual list of 21 artists under 21 and though these #tweens and #teens aren’t old enough to pop some champagne, they have enough money to buy the entire bar.

Here are the kids who will make you feel really old:


21. Fifth Harmony

Age: 16-20

Why they’ll make you feel old: Jurassic Park is older than this girl group’s eldest member.

20. Lee Hi

Age: 17

Why she’ll make you feel old: Tupac Shakur died 10 days before her birth.

19. Matty B.

Age: 10

Why he’ll make you feel old: This kid doesn’t have 1 or a 9 at front of his birth year.

18. Mindless Behavior

Age: 16-17

Why they’ll make you feel old: They’ve never known a world without Independence Day.

17. Martin Garrix

Age: 17

Why he’ll make you feel old: The Price Is Right was already celebrating its 25th anniversary at the time of his birth.

16. Tori Kelly

Age: 20

Why she’ll make you feel old: Nirvana’s Nevermind is three months older than her.

15. Joey Bada$$

Age: 18

Why he’ll make you feel old: Before he was born, Bruce Willis had already appeared in two Die Hard movies.

14. Miguelito

Age: 14

Why he’ll make you feel old: He’ll never live in an age when Toy Story didn’t exist.

13. Bridgit Mendler

Age: 20

Why she’ll make you feel old: Sinead O’Connor’s infamous Saturday Night Live debacle — in which she ripped up a photo of the Pope on live TV — happened two months before her birthday.

12. Chief Keef

Age: 18

Why he’ll make you feel old: He has never had to live in a world without the Black Eyed Peas.

11. Cher Lloyd

Age: 20

Why she’ll make you feel old: Cheers aired its final episode two months before her birthday.

10. Emblem3

Age: 17-20

Why they’ll make you feel old: Three Alien movies have already been released when their eldest member was born.

9. Cody Simpson

Age: 16

Why he’ll make you feel old: The Backstreet Boys has been together as a band longer than he has been alive.

8. Scotty McCreery

Age: 16

Why he’ll make you feel old: American Idol aired its first episode when he was only 9.

7. Austin Mahone

Age: 17

Why he’ll make you feel old: 98 Degrees was formed the same year he was born.

6. Lorde

Age: 16

Why she’ll make you feel old: She’ll never know how life was before the Nintendo 64.

5. Earl Sweatshirt

Age: 19

Why he’ll make you feel old: Destiny’s Child was formed four years before his birth.

4. Ariana Grande

Age: 20

Why she’ll make you feel old: Tom Hanks had already won his first Oscar when she was born.

3. Miley Cyrus

Age: 20

Why she’ll make you feel old: Disney’s Aladdin was released only two days after her birth.

2. Justin Bieber

Age: 19

Why he’ll make you feel old: He’s younger than Miley Cyrus.

1. One Direction

Age: 21-19

Why they’ll make you feel old: Doug and Rugrats are older than all of them.