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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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Pentatonix 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
Home Free Vocal Band 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 Number one, but the aca ...

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Straight No Chaser is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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Rockapella is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Rockapella A cappella

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

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The Manhattan Transfer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Manhattan Transfer Pop music, Jazz fusion, Jazz

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The Swingle Singers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The Filharmonic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Filharmonic a capella

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Take 6 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Take 6 Pop music, Contemporary Christian music, Urban contemporary gospel

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Street Corner Symphony is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The Real Group is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Real Group Pop music, Vocal jazz, A cappella

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THUMMp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
THUMMp A cappella

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Brigham Young University Vocal... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The Vocal Majority is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Vocal Majority Barbershop music, A cappella

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The House Jacks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The House Jacks Pop music, Vocal jazz, A cappella

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The King's Singers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The Rich-Tone Chorus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The Ambassadors of Harmony is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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Blue Jupiter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Blue Jupiter Pop rock, A cappella

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Evynne Hollens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Evynne Hollens 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 she creates a weekly vlog ...

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University of Southern Califor... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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Fool Moon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Fool Moon A cappella

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Perpetuum Jazzile is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Perpetuum Jazzile Pop music, Jazz, Soul music

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Ithacappella is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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Ball in the House is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Ball in the House Pop music, Rhythm and blues, A cappella

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Lions Gate Chorus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The Bobs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Bobs New Wave, A cappella

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Bobby McFerrin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Bobby McFerrin Pop music, World music, Classical music

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The Hi-Lo's is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Hi-Lo's A cappella

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Melodeers Chorus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Melodeers Chorus A cappella

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Vocal Rush is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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On the Rocks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
On the Rocks A cappella

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Vox One is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Vox One Jazz

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Nota is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Nota Pop music, Reggae, A cappella

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Committed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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Five O'Clock Shadow is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The Hyannis Sound is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Hyannis Sound Pop music, Rhythm and blues, A cappella

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Sonos is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Sonos Indie pop, Electronic music, Alternative rock

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Bill Hare's Feet is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Bill Hare's Feet A Cappella, Deke Sharon, Kletzmer - A Cappella Supergroup singing Deke Sharon arrangements

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Rönninge Show Chorus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The Idea of North is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Idea of North Jazz, A cappella

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Gentleman's Rule is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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The ScatterTones A cappella

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Acoustix is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

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Sean Altman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Sean Altman Power pop, Comedy, A cappella

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Accent is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Accent Heavy metal

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Eric Chung is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Eric Chung A cappella, Singer/songwriter, pop - Award-winning a cappella singer/songwriter. Released one of the first solo a cappella EP's, "It Was You All Along", to consist entirely of original music.

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The Westminster Chorus is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Westminster Chorus Barbershop, A Cappella, Choral - Under the direction of Justin Miller, The Westminster Chorus is the 2009 ‘Choir of the World’ Pavarotti Trophy winner and the International Chorus Gold Medalist of the Barbershop Harmony Society for 2007 & 2010.