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The Best A Cappella Groups

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What is cooler than a group of great singers harmonizing with only their voices? This a cappella artists list ranks all the top a cappella groups and bands by votes. With the huge success of acts like Pentatonix and Straight No Chaser, a cappella groups have broken into the mainstream. But what a cappella group is the best? This list of the best a cappella acts in the world includes mouth musicians who have released recordings or performed live. These are truly the greatest a cappella bands of all time, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best a cappella music.


Examples of great a capella groups include Manhattan Transfer and The Real Group. Rank the best artists on this list to see their way to the top of the list. If you don't like Home Free Vocal Band or The Ambassadors of Harmony, then give them a thumbs down.

All important, significant and iconic names in a cappella music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new acappella bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of a cappella, as well as a good place to start if you're interested in getting into a cappella music. Especially since the singing groups at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good a cappella singers with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent a cappella bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best a cappella bands of all time?" and "who are the greatest a cappella group ever?" If you consider yourself a fan of a cappella,please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular a cappella groups.


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    the people's #1 & added by DovyPaukstys
    Electronic music, A cappella, Cover band

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    Home Free Vocal Band is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by AbbyZee
    I sincerely hope that no fan of Home Free will vote thumbs down on any other group just to raise Home Free in the rankings. That is just soo wrong in my opinion. I love Home Free and believe they are

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    Rockapella is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    most listed
    A cappella

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    Straight No Chaser is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by SamRogalsky

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    Peter Hollens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    Pop music, A cappella

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    The Vocal Majority is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    Barbershop music, A cappella

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    Street Corner Symphony is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    A cappella

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    The Manhattan Transfer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    Pop music, Jazz fusion, Jazz

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    The Rich-Tone Chorus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    A cappella

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    THUMMp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by GregVaden
    A cappella

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    Pop music, Vocal jazz, A cappella

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    Fool Moon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    ranked high on reranks
    A cappella

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    Brigham Young University Vocal... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    A cappella

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    added by greyeyedsagittarius
    A cappella, pop vocalist ..three octave voice, co-founded collegiate a cappella group 'Divisi' at the U of Oregon, and minored in music at U of Oregon, Eugene.  Evynne is a director & voice teacher, and

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    added by SpencerVerMeer
    Pop music, Contemporary Christian music, Urban contemporary gospel

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    The Swingle Singers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by Overzeetop

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    Blue Jupiter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    often listed
    Pop rock, A cappella

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    Pop music, Rhythm and blues, A cappella

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    The Filharmonic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by AndrewBolo
    a capella

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    Pop music, Jazz, Soul music

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    Melodeers Chorus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    ranked low on reranks
    A cappella

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    On the Rocks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    A cappella

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    Pop music, Vocal jazz, A cappella

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    The Bobs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    New Wave, A cappella

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    Lions Gate Chorus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by VirginiaMarissen

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    Rönninge Show Chorus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    A cappella

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    Jazz, A cappella

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    The Hi-Lo's is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    A cappella

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    The King's Singers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by browncatt

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    Sean Altman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups


    Power pop, Comedy, A cappella

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    added by JayMcCain

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    ranked low on reranks & added by KimAlexander

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    Pop music, Reggae, A cappella

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    Ithacappella is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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    C-pop, Hip hop music, Popular music

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    The Coats is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by DavidHunter
    A cappella Nationally touring artists, The Coats are the Pacific Northwest's premiere a cappella band. They have performed for MDA benefits, the Susan G. Komen foundation, high schools, colleges, fairs, and

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    Vocal Rush is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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    Committed is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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    A cappella

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    The Ambassadors of Harmony is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    ranked low on reranks & added by AlStanger

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    The Boxettes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    often listed

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Bubblegum pop, Ballad, Pop music

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    The Cat's Pajamas-Vocal Band is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    added by LankmasterLiam
    All Styles and Genres Currently Playing at Resorts Casino Atlantic City NJ

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    Rock music, Acoustic music, Pop rock

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    Sacred music, Choral music, Europop

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    SIX aka Knudsen Bros is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

    ranked low on reranks & added by BarryKnudsen
    Pop, R&B The Knudsen brothers now known as SIX, with their own successful award-winning show in Branson, Missouri have been together longer with their original members, than any other acappella

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