boy bands The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time

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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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WHAM! is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
WHAM! Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop New Wave

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JLS is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
JLS Pop music, Dance-pop Contemporary R&B

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Menudo is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Menudo Pop music, Teen pop Latin pop

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Before You Exit is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Before You Exit Pop rock

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Train is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Train Adult album alternative, Blues-rock Rock music

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Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Fall Out Boy Pop punk, Pop music Rock music

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The Fray is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Fray Indie pop, Adult album alternative Pop music

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Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Imagine Dragons Indie pop, Pop music Alternative rock

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B2K is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
B2K Hip hop music, Pop music Teen pop

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East 17 is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
East 17 Hip hop music, Pop music Dance-pop

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The Osmonds is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Osmonds Blue-eyed soul, Disco Pop music

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Rascal Flatts is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Rascal Flatts Adult contemporary music, Country pop Pop music

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Busted is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Busted Pop punk, Thrash metal Pop music

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Nick Jonas & the Administratio... is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Nick Jonas & the Administration Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul Pop music

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Infinite is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Infinite Pop music, Contemporary R&B Dance music

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

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911 is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
911 Pop music, Boy band

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The Script is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Script Indie pop, Blue-eyed soul Rock music

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Tokio Hotel is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Tokio Hotel Pop punk, Rock music Teen pop

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Eagles is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Eagles Country pop, Rock music Folk rock

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Bay City Rollers is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Bay City Rollers Bubblegum pop, Pop music Rock music

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"Weird Al" Yankovic Hip hop music, Pop music Rock music

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DeBarge family is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
DeBarge family Neo soul, Quiet storm Rhythm and blues

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The Hollies is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Hollies Pop music, Rock music Psychedelic pop - Formed in the early 1960's and still touring with two original band members.

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Color Me Badd is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Color Me Badd Hip hop music, Pop music Contemporary R&B

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Lonestar is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Lonestar Country pop, Country

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TVXQ is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
TVXQ C-pop, Hip hop music Popular music

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Blue is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time

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BBMak is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
BBMak Pop music, Pop rock Boy band

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Avenged Sevenfold is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Avenged Sevenfold Boy Band, Butt Rock Poser Metal

The Most Underrated Beatles Songs Brands that Remind You of Childhood

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Take 5 is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Take 5 Pop music, Boy band

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Paul Revere and The Raiders is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Paul Revere and The Raiders Rock music, Garage rock Protopunk

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A-ha is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
A-ha Adult album alternative, Synthpop New Wave

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H.O.T. is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
H.O.T. Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop Pop music

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The Moffatts is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Moffatts Pop music, Pop rock Alternative rock

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Human Nature is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Human Nature Doo-wop, Pop music Boy band

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Bros is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Bros Pop music, Dance-pop Boy band

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Plus One is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Plus One Pop music, Contemporary Christian music Boy band

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

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NLT is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
NLT Urban contemporary, Pop music Contemporary R&B

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Ultimate Kaos is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Ultimate Kaos Pop music, Reggae Contemporary R&B

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Worlds Apart is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Worlds Apart Pop music, Dance-pop Dance music

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BWO is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
BWO Pop music, Electronic dance music Dance music

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Starish is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
Starish

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G4 is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
G4 Ballad, Pop music Rock music

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The Defranco Family is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Greatest Boy Bands of All Time
The Defranco Family Bubblegum pop, Pop music