The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time Bands/Musicians

The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time

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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 band bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution and is an up-to-date list. Boy band 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 boy band bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest boy band 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 band 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. 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 boy band bands with which to start out. 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. (53 items)

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

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      the people's #1
      The Beatles

      Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock More
      97
      added by: reesemalo
    2. 2
      Up 1110
      Down 965
      Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop More
      94
    3. 3
      Up 1504
      Down 969

      most listed but ranked low on reranks
      Backstreet Boys

      Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music More
      89
    4. 4
      Up 2047
      Down 1432
      Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music More
      83
    5. 5
      Up 810
      Down 777
      Bubblegum pop, Motown Sound, Disco More
      83
    6. 6
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      Down 786

      ranked high on reranks
      Bay City Rollers

      Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music More
      68
    7. 7
      Up 691
      Down 724
      Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music More
      68
    8. 8
      Up 768
      Down 878
      Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music More
      68
    9. 9
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      Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop More
      61
      added by: Bootsdad
    10. 10
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      ranked high on reranks
      2PM

      Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance music More
      59
      added by: HàYurieHts
    11. 11
      Up 619
      Down 665
      Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B More
      57
    12. 12
      Up 378
      Down 591
      Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music More
      52
    13. 13
      Up 841
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      ranked low on reranks
      Westlife

      Adult contemporary music, Ballad, Synthpop More
      52
    14. 14
      Up 612
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      Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music More
      49
    15. 15
      Up 326
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      Indie pop, Pop music, Teen pop More
      46
    16. 16
      Up 307
      Down 500
      Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music More
      46
    17. 17
      Up 397
      Down 614
      Ballad, Synthpop, Pop music More
      46
    18. 18
      Up 841
      Down 661

      5sos

      45
      added by: morgan.nosbush
    19. 19
      Up 245
      Down 123

      The Vamps

      Indie pop, Pop music More
      45
      added by: xxJLanzado
    20. 20
      Up 204
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      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      The Osmonds

      Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music More
      43
    21. 21
      Up 247
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      Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, New Wave More
      43
    22. 22
      Up 268
      Down 467
      Hip hop music, Pop music, Teen pop More
      40
    23. 23
      Up 718
      Down 746
      Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music More
      39
    24. 24
      Up 381
      Down 594
      Pop music, Boy band More
      39
    25. 25
      Up 235
      Down 399
      Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
      37
    26. 26
      Up 38
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      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      DeBarge family

      Neo soul, Quiet storm, Rhythm and blues More
      37
      added by: CarolForsythColey
    27. 27
      Up 88
      Down 50
      Pop punk, Rock music, Skate punk More
      36
      added by: TylerPolston
    28. 28
      Up 232
      Down 307
      Pop music, Boy band More
      32
    29. 29
      Up 168
      Down 378

      often listed
      Menudo

      Pop music, Teen pop, Latin pop More
      32
    30. 30
      Up 171
      Down 242

      Before You Exit

      30
      added by: GwenRamirez
    31. 31
      Up 311
      Down 481
      Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music More
      30
    32. 32
      Up 124
      Down 173
      30
      added by: DaniellaBuenaa
    33. 33
      Up 241
      Down 404
      Pop music, Boy band More
      29
    34. 34
      Up 227
      Down 380
      Synthpop, Pop music, Electronic music More
      29
    35. 35
      Up 29
      Down 158

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Paul Revere and The Raiders

      Rock music, Garage rock, Protopunk More
      28
      added by: CarolForsythColey
    36. 36
      Up 243
      Down 425
      Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B More
      28
    37. 37
      Up 446
      Down 568

      ranked low on reranks
      The Wanted

      Pop music, Dance-pop, Eurodance More
      28
      added by: gretakortsen_tw
    38. 38
      Up 215
      Down 373
      Hip hop music, Synthpop, Rock music More
      28
    39. 39
      Up 163
      Down 294
      Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B More
      27
    40. 40
      Up 186
      Down 346
      Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B More
      27
    41. 41
      Up 174
      Down 332
      Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music More
      26
    42. 42
      Up 197
      Down 379
      Hip hop music, Pop music, Electronic dance music More
      26
    43. 43
      Up 104
      Down 243
      Pop punk, Thrash metal, Pop music More
      26
    44. 44
      Up 62
      Down 188
      Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music More
      25
    45. 45
      Up 48
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      Pop music, Dance-pop, Boy band More
      25
    46. 46
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      new! The Boys

      Pop punk, Garage rock, Power pop More
      24
      added by: RichardBeecher
    47. 47
      Up 38
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      ranked high on reranks
      G4

      Ballad, Pop music, Rock music More
      22
    48. 48
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      A1

      Pop music, Teen pop, Dance-pop More
      21
    49. 49
      Up 96
      Down 217
      Pop music, Pop rock, Boy band More
      20
    50. 50
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      Tokio Hotel

      12
      added by: NatachaMilheiro
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