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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. (126 items)
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  1. 1
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    Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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  2. 2
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    Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

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  3. 3
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    Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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  4. 4
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    Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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  5. 5
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

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  6. 6
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    most listed & ranked high on reranks Synthpop, Disco, Pop music

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  7. 7
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    Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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  8. 8
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    Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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  9. 9
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    ranked low on reranks Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

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  10. 10
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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  11. 11
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    Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

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  12. 12
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    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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  13. 13
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    Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Pop music

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  14. 14
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    Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

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  15. 15
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    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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  16. 16
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    Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

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  17. 17
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    added by MichaelNedergaard Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

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  18. 18
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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  19. 19
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    ranked low on reranks Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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  20. 20
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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  21. 21
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    often listed Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

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  22. 22
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    ranked low on reranks Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

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  23. 23
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    Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music

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  24. 24
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    Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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  25. 25
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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band

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  26. 26
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    Pop music, Latin American music, Latin pop

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  27. 27
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    Bubblegum pop, Motown Sound, Disco

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  28. 28
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    Hip hop music, Electro hop, Latin American music

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  29. 29
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    Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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  30. 30
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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

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  31. 31
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    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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  32. 32
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    Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

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  33. 33
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    Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

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  34. 34
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    Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

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  35. 35
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    Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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  36. 36
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    Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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  37. 37
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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  38. 38
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    Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

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  39. 39
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    ranked low on reranks Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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  40. 40
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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  41. 41
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    Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

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  42. 42
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    Western music, Pop music, Traditional music

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  43. 43
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    ranked low on reranks & added by HercMcca Country pop, Pop music, Soft rock

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  44. 44
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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  45. 45
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    Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

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  46. 46
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    Hip hop music, Swing music, Rock music

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  47. 47
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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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  48. 48
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    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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  49. 49
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    often listed Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music

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  50. 50
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    often listed Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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