The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time Bands/Musicians
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The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time

List Criteria: Only all-male vocal groups in any pop genre. Most don't play instruments, but some do.

List of the best boy bands of all time, with photos, ranked from best to worst by the community. This list of the top boy bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution and is an up-to-date list. Boy bands are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all boy band bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest boy bands of all time, since the most famous boy band artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best boy band music.

You can click on the boy band band names to see more information about that particular notable boy band group. If they're near the top of the best boy band artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top boy band bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the boy band band names themselves.

The list includes all types boy bands from yesteryear to today, from Hanson and "MMMBop" to K-pop. Click thumbs up for the items you do like and down vote the items you think are dumb. If you like New Kids on the Block or 'N Sync, then make your voice heard. All important, significant ,and iconic names in boy band music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely.

The list includes all new boy 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 boy band, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into boy band music. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent boy band bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best boy band bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest boy band 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 boy band bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote. Tweet this or Facebook it to make sure your friends weigh in too. (56 items)
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    most listed Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

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    the people's #1 & added by reesemalo Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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    Bubblegum pop, Motown Sound, Disco

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    Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music

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    Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    added by Bootsdad Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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    Adult contemporary music, Ballad, Synthpop

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    ranked low on reranks Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    Ballad, Synthpop, Pop music

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    Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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    Pop music, Boy band

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Teen pop

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    Indie pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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    ranked low on reranks & added by MarkusMarquisBiechl Jazz rap, Ballad, Neo soul

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, New Wave

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    ranked low on reranks & added by gretakortsen_tw Pop music, Dance-pop, Eurodance

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    added by HàYurieHts Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance music

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    Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music

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    Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    Pop music, Boy band

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    Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music

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    Pop music, Teen pop, Dance-pop

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    added by NatachaMilheiro Tokio Hotel

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    Pop music, Teen pop, Latin pop

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    Pop music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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    Pop punk, Thrash metal, Pop music

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    added by CarolForsythColey Neo soul, Quiet storm, Rhythm and blues

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    Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

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    Pop music, Pop rock, Boy band

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    added by ThinkingNessaja Echt Pop music, Boy band

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    Pop music, Boy band

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    Pop music, Boy band

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    ranked low on reranks & added by xxJLanzado Indie pop, Pop music

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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    Pop music, Dance-pop, Boy band

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    ranked high on reranks & added by CarolForsythColey Rock music, Garage rock, Protopunk

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    Ballad, Pop music, Rock music

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Doo-wop, Pop music, Boy band

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    ranked low on reranks & added by TylerPolston Pop punk, Rock music, Skate punk

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    ranked low on reranks Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Pop music, Dance-pop, Dance music

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    added by GwenRamirez Before You Exit

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    Synthpop, Pop music, Electronic music

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    Hip hop music, Synthpop, Rock music

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