bands/musicians Famous Bands from Sweden

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A list of famous Swedish bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity. These popular bands from Sweden and Swedish musicians work in a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, and punk. These might not necessarily be the best Swedish bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Sweden. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Swedish musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

Swedish music has exploded in popularity since the dawn of digital music. Whether it's the garage rockers The Hives or the haunting folk sounds of Jose Gonzales or The Tallest Man on Earth, many Swedish singers and bands have found a wide audience in the United States. EDM DJ Avicii and pop singer Lykke Li, both Swedish, sit at the top of their respective genres in the international scene. This list below also contains everything else, from Martin Larsson to Kingqueen.

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

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Avicii is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Avicii Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

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Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Lykke Li Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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Yngwie Malmsteen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Yngwie Malmsteen Glam metal, Progressive metal, Instrumental rock

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Yusuf Islam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Yusuf Islam Synthpop, Sufi rock, Nasheed

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Agnetha Fältskog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Agnetha Fältskog Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Keith Moon Skiffle, Pop music, Rock music

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Anette Olzon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Anette Olzon Melodic Rock, Pop music, Power metal

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The Field is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
The Field Minimal techno, Electronic music, Intelligent dance music

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José González is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
José González Folk music, Indie folk, Indie rock

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The Tallest Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden

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Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Eric Prydz Tech house, Electro house, House music

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Anni-Frid Lyngstad Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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Dan Swanö is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Dan Swanö Doom metal, Progressive metal, Gothic rock

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Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Sebastian Ingrosso House music, Progressive house music

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Neneh Cherry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Neneh Cherry Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

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Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music

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Mikkey Dee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Mikkey Dee Black metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal

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Michael Amott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Michael Amott Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal

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Daniel Gildenlöw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Daniel Gildenlöw Progressive metal, Rock music, Progressive rock

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Axwell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

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Loreen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Loreen Pop music, Dance music, Trance music

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Andy McCoy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Andy McCoy Glam metal, Blues-rock, Garage rock

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John Norum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
John Norum Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal

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Björn Gelotte is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Björn Gelotte Melodic death metal, Drum and bass, Alternative metal

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Basshunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Basshunter Euro-trance, Electro, Electronic dance music

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Jesper Strömblad is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Jesper Strömblad Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal

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Björn Ulvaeus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Björn Ulvaeus Disco, Pop music, Euro disco

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Christopher Amott is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Christopher Amott Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal

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Brolle Jr is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Brolle Jr Pop music, Soul music

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Carl Johan Grimmark is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Carl Johan Grimmark Christian music, Progressive metal, Power metal

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Elena Paparizou is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Elena Paparizou Laïko, Pop-folk, Pop music

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Nina Persson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden

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John Zwetsloot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
John Zwetsloot Black metal, Classical music, Blackened death metal

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Darin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Darin Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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Carola Häggkvist is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Carola Häggkvist Pop music, Schlager music, Gospel music

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September is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
September Synthpop, Disco, Pop music

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Mikael Stanne is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Mikael Stanne Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal

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Bosson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Bosson Pop music, Dance-pop

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E-Type is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
E-Type Eurodance

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Niklas Sundin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Niklas Sundin Melodic death metal, Heavy metal

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Charlotte Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Charlotte Nilsson Disco, Pop music, Schlager music

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Daniel Saucedo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Daniel Saucedo Disco, Pop music, Europop

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Kaliber is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Kaliber Minimal techno, Tech house, Electro house

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Liquid Stranger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Liquid Stranger Dubstep, Electronic music, House music

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Peter Dolving is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Peter Dolving Heavy metal

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Eric Saade is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Eric Saade Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

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Eric Young is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Eric Young Glam metal, Hard rock

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Nicke Borg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Nicke Borg Glam metal, Garage rock, Glam punk

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Maja Ivarsson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Maja Ivarsson New Wave, Indie rock

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Swingfly is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Swingfly Hip hop music, Electronic music, Rap music