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by Claire Nunez
I feel as though the age of the major pop star icon has ended. There are so many artists that release one song and then fade into music oblivion, never to be heard again. It seems as though the days of young people carrying the lunch boxes with the faces of big stars like Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, and Britney Spears on them are over, but I think that they’re not over. Troye Sivan has been called the “next prince of pop” by Elle and a “21st century pop culture icon” by Dazed. The Australian artist’s fi rst album was considered a breakthrough in the pop music scene, but why? What makes this former You- Tube sensation the next big thing? The answer is a little bit more complicated than it may seem