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Best Pop Groups/Artists

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Pop music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good pop music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top pop music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Pop music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all pop music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest pop music bands of all time, since the most famous pop music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best pop music music. You can click on the pop music band names to see more information about that particular notable pop music group. If they're near the top of the best pop music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top pop music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the pop music band names themselves. List items include The Beatles, Michael Jackson and many more. Vote for your favorite items by clicking the thumbs up button. The best items should have the most votes, so vote on things like Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus. All important, significant and iconic names in pop music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list. The list includes all new pop music 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 pop music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into pop music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good pop music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent pop music bands. This list answers the questions "who are the best pop music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest pop music musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular pop music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote. Share this list with your friends to see how their votes impact the list. (153 items)
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  1. 1
    Up 124
    Down 62
    Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music More
    78
  2. 2
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    Down 110

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Elvis Presley

    Christian music, Pop music, Rock music More
    62
  3. 3
    Up 84
    Down 44

    ranked low on reranks
    Christina Aguilera

    Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music More
    61
  4. 4
    Up 72
    Down 75

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Katy Perry

    Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music More
    61
  5. 5
    Up 100
    Down 119

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Michael Jackson

    Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music More
    60
  6. 6
    Up 69
    Down 47

    ranked low on reranks
    Robin Thicke

    Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco More
    57
  7. 7
    Up 60
    Down 37

    ranked low on reranks
    Cyndi Lauper

    Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Pop music More
    57
  8. 8
    Up 55
    Down 127

    most listed &ranked high on reranks
    ABBA

    Synthpop, Disco, Pop music More
    57
  9. 9
    Up 84
    Down 63
    Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music More
    57
  10. 10
    Up 68
    Down 47
    Pop music, Latin American music, Latin pop More
    57
  11. 11
    Up 68
    Down 54
    Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop More
    56
  12. 12
    Up 52
    Down 37
    Country pop, Pop music, Rock music More
    55
  13. 13
    Up 76
    Down 70
    Country pop, Pop music, Rock music More
    54
  14. 14
    Up 53
    Down 46
    Hip hop music, Electro hop, Latin American music More
    52
  15. 15
    Up 52
    Down 93
    Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music More
    51
  16. 16
    Up 53
    Down 95
    Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave More
    49
  17. 17
    Up 65
    Down 104
    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock More
    46
  18. 18
    Up 41
    Down 97

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Beach Boys

    Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop More
    46
  19. 19
    Up 31
    Down 42
    Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music More
    45
  20. 20
    Up 62
    Down 23

    ranked low on reranks
    Olivia Newton-John

    Country pop, Pop music, Soft rock More
    44
    added by: HercMcca
  21. 21
    Up 45
    Down 103

    often listed
    Stevie Wonder

    Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music More
    43
  22. 22
    Up 28
    Down 48
    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band More
    42
  23. 23
    Up 22
    Down 38
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave More
    41
  24. 24
    Up 86
    Down 53

    ranked low on reranks
    Whitney Houston

    Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B More
    41
  25. 25
    Up 18
    Down 36
    Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music More
    40
  26. 26
    Up 26
    Down 48
    Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Disco More
    40
  27. 27
    Up 40
    Down 76
    Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal More
    40
    added by: MichaelNedergaard
  28. 28
    Up 15
    Down 26
    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music More
    40
  29. 29
    Up 10
    Down 18
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop More
    39
  30. 30
    Up 20
    Down 40
    Disco, Pop music, Rock music More
    39
  31. 31
    Up 30
    Down 60
    New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues More
    39
  32. 32
    Up 14
    Down 29
    Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock More
    39
  33. 33
    Up 26
    Down 53
    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music More
    38
  34. 34
    Up 36
    Down 71
    Bubblegum pop, Motown Sound, Disco More
    38
  35. 35
    Up 13
    Down 28
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music More
    38
  36. 36
    Up 14
    Down 30
    Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music More
    38
  37. 37
    Up 15
    Down 28
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop More
    38
  38. 38
    Up 11
    Down 25
    Western music, Pop music, Traditional music More
    38
  39. 39
    Up 27
    Down 61
    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music More
    38
  40. 40
    Up 20
    Down 45
    Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening More
    38
  41. 41
    Up 22
    Down 52
    Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave More
    38
  42. 42
    Up 11
    Down 24
    Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B More
    38
  43. 43
    Up 8
    Down 23
    Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music More
    37
  44. 44
    Up 5
    Down 12
    Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop More
    37
  45. 45
    Up 10
    Down 24
    Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music More
    37
  46. 46
    Up 7
    Down 17
    Hip hop music, Swing music, Rock music More
    37
  47. 47
    Up 7
    Down 18

    often listed
    David Guetta

    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop More
    37
  48. 48
    Up 15
    Down 15
    Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock More
    34
  49. 49
    Up 8
    Down 25

    often listed
    Rihanna

    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop More
    34
  50. 50
    Up 8
    Down 7
    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music More
    34
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