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

Here's a list of the best boy bands of all time, with photos, ranked from best to worst by the community. Boy bands sometimes get a bad rap by music snobs who don't appreciate the pure joy that pop songs bring to millions of people around the world - especially pop songs sung in perfect harmony by boy bands. Music snobs aside, fans know that top boy bands are incredibly talented and creative and - in most cases - deserve all of the fame and attention they get from fans. However! Not all boy bands are created equal, so we must rank them. 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 and current list that is ranked in order of best to worst. The top bands on the list 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 with songs like "MMMBop" to K-pop. Click thumbs up for the artists you do like and down vote the artists 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.
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Menudo is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Menudo Feliz Navidad, Sombras & Figuras, Es Navidad

The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters The Worst Rock Bands of All Time

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888 1,634
McFly is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
McFly Sibelius: Violin Concerto / Saint-Saëns: Rondo Capriccioso, Room on the 3rd Floor, Wonderland

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327 531
The 1975 is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
MelanieHornsby added The 1975 The 1975, Music for Cars, Sex

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208 111
Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Nick David added Imagine Dragons Night Visions, Continued Silence EP, Night Visions Live

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139 102
Eagles is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Nick David added Eagles Hotel California, Eagles Greatest Hits, Volume 2

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508 1,108
JLS is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Coolza added JLS Evolution, Outta This World, JLS

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163 163
Train is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Train Save Me, San Francisco, Hey

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637 1,187
Before You Exit is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
GwenRamirez added Before You Exit

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154 179
The Fray is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
dlejambre45 added The Fray How to Save a Life, The Fray, How to Save a Life

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64 55
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Daniel Graham added Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin II

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139 175
Rascal Flatts is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Rascal Flatts Changed, Me and My Gang, Prayin' for Daylight

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448 1,547
The Osmonds is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Osmonds Osmond Family Christmas, Our Best To You, The Very Best of The Osmonds

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439 929
B2K is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
JAXCRAPTV added B2K Santa Hooked Me Up, Pandemonium!, You Got Served

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363 1,225
East 17 is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
East 17 Resurrection, Walthamstow, Up All Night

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170 201
A-ha is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
DerekBeckius added A-ha Hunting High and Low, Minor Earth | Major Sky, Take On Me

The Catchiest Songs of 2014 The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

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450 1,245
Busted is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Busted Sleeping With the Light On, You Said No, Crashed the Wedding

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142 228
coll3 added "Weird Al" Yankovic In 3-D, Running With Scissors, Straight Outta Lynwood

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719 2,002
Bay City Rollers is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Bay City Rollers Once Upon a Star, Rock n' Roll Love Letter, Dedication

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233 974
911 is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
911 Wonderland, All I Want Is You, The Greatest Hits & A Little Bit More...

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332 1,283
Tokio Hotel is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
NatachaMilheiro added Tokio Hotel Scream, Humanoid City Live, Automatic

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198 120
Bts is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Madeline Chavez added Bts

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105 128
The Script is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Ashley Stoneman added The Script Science & Faith, #3, The Script

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168 250
Infinite is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
GaiaLee added Infinite Over the Top, Inspirit, First Invasion

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218 354
Nick Jonas & the Administratio... is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
danman082200 added Nick Jonas & the Administration Who I Am

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361 733
Color Me Badd is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
dubdawg2 added Color Me Badd Time & Chance, C.M.B., Now & Forever

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62 113
Avenged Sevenfold is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Steve Jobs added Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil, Waking the Fallen, Avenged Sevenfold

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42 64
Oasis is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Daniel Graham added Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?, Definitely Maybe, Don’t Believe the Truth

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16 39
The Cure is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Cure Disintegration, Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, Boys Don’t Cry

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200 1,070
DeBarge family is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
CarolForsythColey added DeBarge family

The Most Underrated Beatles Songs Brands that Remind You of Childhood

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Paul Revere and The Raiders is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
CarolForsythColey added Paul Revere and The Raiders Something Happening, '63 -'67: The Essential Ride, Revolution!

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88 364
The Hollies is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
DarcyThompson added The Hollies Would You Believe?, Bus Stop, He Ain't Heavy - Formed in the early 1960's and still touring with two original band members.

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304 645
TVXQ is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Lushlush added TVXQ Mirotic, "O"-Jung.Ban.Hap., Rising Sun

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362 1,090
BBMak is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
BBMak Sooner or Later, Into Your Head, Back Here

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286 948
Take 5 is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Take 5 Against All Odds, Take 5

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305 1,115
H.O.T. is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
H.O.T. Wolf and Sheep, We Hate all Kinds of violence..., H.O.T. New Mix

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263 1,078
The Moffatts is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Moffatts Chapter 1: A New Beginning, Submodalities, A Moffatts' Christmas

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KRU is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
UzairCool added KRU

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23 144
Blue is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time

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94 203
Lonestar is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
AbzoluteArtistry added Lonestar Amazed, I'm Already There, This Christmas Time

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209 967
Human Nature is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Human Nature Human Nature, Counting Down, Telling Everybody

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201 1,055
Bros is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Bros Push, The Best of Bros, The Time

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69 329
Plus One is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
nut-sariga added Plus One The Promise, Christmas, Bare Necessities

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75 398
NLT is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
katiemaytan3 added NLT Not Like Them

The Most Famous 90s Popstars (Then and Now) Wait, These Famous Names Aren't Their Real Ones?!

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Ultimate Kaos is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
AbzoluteArtistry added Ultimate Kaos The Kaos Theory, Casanova

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G4 is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
G4 Act Three, G4 & Friends, G4

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Worlds Apart is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Worlds Apart Don't Change, I Will (part 1), Here and Now

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The Defranco Family is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
RichardBeecher added The Defranco Family Heartbeat, It's a Lovebeat

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6 129
BWO is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Nick David added BWO Prototype, Pandemonium: The Singles Collection, Fabricator