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List famous Norwegian bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Norway come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Norwegian bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Norway. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Norwegian musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

Anita Skorgan and Tone Damli Aaberge are only the beginning of the bands on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Norway?" and "Which bands are popular in Norway?"

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Liv Kristine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Liv Kristine Industrial metal, Viking metal, Gothic metal

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Anni-Frid Lyngstad Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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Edvard Grieg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Edvard Grieg Incidental music, Art song, Chamber music

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Vibeke Stene is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Vibeke Stene Doom metal, Gothic metal, Symphonic metal

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Marion Raven is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Marion Raven Pop punk, Adult album alternative, Pop-folk

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Morten Harket is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Morten Harket Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Terje Rypdal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Terje Rypdal Rock music, Third stream, Jazz

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John Norum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
John Norum Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal

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Marit Larsen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Marit Larsen Pop-folk, Pop music, Folk music

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Euronymous is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Euronymous Thrash metal, Black metal, Death metal

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Sissel Kyrkjebø is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Sissel Kyrkjebø Pop music, Folk music, Operatic pop

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Sigurd Wongraven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Sigurd Wongraven Black metal, Folk metal, Ambient music

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Lars Eric Si is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Lars Eric Si Progressive metal, Industrial metal, Melodic death metal

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Frost is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Frost Black metal, Death metal

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Magne Furuholmen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Magne Furuholmen Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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I.C.S. Vortex is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
I.C.S. Vortex Doom metal, Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal

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Carmen Elise Espenæs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Carmen Elise Espenæs Gothic metal, Folk metal, Symphonic metal

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Maria Mena is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Maria Mena Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

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Sondre Lerche is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Sondre Lerche Pop music, Folk music, Jazz

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Tom Cato Visnes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Tom Cato Visnes Doom metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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Leif Ove Andsnes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Leif Ove Andsnes Classical music

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Lene Marlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Lene Marlin Pop music, Acoustic music

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Bjørn Johan Muri is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Bjørn Johan Muri Pop music

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Paul Waaktaar-Savoy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Ihsahn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Ihsahn Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Technical death metal

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Sven Erik Kristiansen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Sven Erik Kristiansen Doom metal, Dark ambient, Black metal

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Ole Bull is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Ole Bull Classical music

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Sven Libaek is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bands from Norway

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Shagrath is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Shagrath Thrash metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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Silenoz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Silenoz Thrash metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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Roy Sætre Khantatat is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Roy Sætre Khantatat Progressive metal, Power metal, Symphonic metal

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Gylve Nagell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Gylve Nagell Doom metal, Crossover thrash, Viking metal

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Olve Eikemo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Olve Eikemo Thrash metal, Viking metal, Black metal

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Nils Økland is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bands from Norway

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Ted Skjellum is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Ted Skjellum Black metal, Crust punk, Death metal

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Jan Axel Blomberg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Jan Axel Blomberg Progressive metal, Industrial metal, Black metal

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Anita Auglend is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Anita Auglend Gothic metal

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Erik Brødreskift is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Erik Brødreskift Black metal

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Cornelius Jakhelln is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Cornelius Jakhelln Thrash metal, Industrial metal, Black metal

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Kristian Espedal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Kristian Espedal Black metal, Ambient music

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Terje Bakken is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Terje Bakken Viking metal, Black metal, Folk metal

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Carl-Michael Eide is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Carl-Michael Eide Progressive metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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Torstein Lofthus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Torstein Lofthus Pop music, Jazz

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Roger Tiegs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Roger Tiegs Thrash metal, Black metal

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Ivar Bjørnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Ivar Bjørnson Progressive metal, Viking metal, Black metal

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Øystein Brun is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Øystein Brun Progressive metal, Black metal, Folk metal

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Ole Moe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Ole Moe Thrash metal, Black metal

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Asgeir Mickelson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Asgeir Mickelson Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal

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Grutle Kjellson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Grutle Kjellson Progressive metal, Viking metal, Black metal

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Steinar Sverd Johnsen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Steinar Sverd Johnsen Industrial metal, Black metal, Heavy metal