music The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists  

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Carnatic music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good carnatic 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 carnatic music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Carnatic 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 carnatic music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest carnatic music bands of all time, since the most famous carnatic music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best carnatic music music.

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

Examples include M. S. Subbulakshmi and K.S. Chithra. Make sure to rock the vote by clicking the thumbs up button on the artists you like. Thumbs up artists you like -- Gayatri Asokan and Madhu Balakrishnan for example.

All important, significant and iconic names in carnatic 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 carnatic 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 carnatic music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into carnatic 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 carnatic music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent carnatic music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best carnatic music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest carnatic 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 carnatic music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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K.S. Chithra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
K.S. Chithra Carnatic music

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M. S. Subbulakshmi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
M. S. Subbulakshmi Carnatic music

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D K Pattammal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
D K Pattammal Carnatic music

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Kadri Gopalnath is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Kadri Gopalnath Indian classical music, Carnatic music, Jazz fusion

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Balabhaskar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Balabhaskar Fusion, Carnatic music

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Chembai is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Chembai Carnatic music

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P. Susheela is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
P. Susheela Carnatic music

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Nithyasree Mahadevan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Nithyasree Mahadevan Carnatic music

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M. L. Vasanthakumari is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
M. L. Vasanthakumari Carnatic music

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Palghat Mani Iyer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Palghat Mani Iyer Carnatic music

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Bombay Jayashri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Bombay Jayashri Carnatic music

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T. N. Seshagopalan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
T. N. Seshagopalan Carnatic music

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Nedunuri Krishnamurthy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Nedunuri Krishnamurthy Carnatic music

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S. Sowmya is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
S. Sowmya Carnatic music

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Karaikudi Mani is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Karaikudi Mani Carnatic music

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Nookala Chinna Satyanarayana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists

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Papanasam Sivan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Papanasam Sivan Carnatic music

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Madhu Balakrishnan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Madhu Balakrishnan Carnatic music

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K. V. Narayanaswamy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
K. V. Narayanaswamy Carnatic music

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M. D. Ramanathan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
M. D. Ramanathan Carnatic music

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Shashank Subramanyam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Shashank Subramanyam Carnatic music

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Veenai Dhanammal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Veenai Dhanammal Carnatic music

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T. R. Mahalingam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
T. R. Mahalingam Carnatic music

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Concerts of Chembai is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Concerts of Chembai Carnatic music

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Vittal Ramamurthy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Vittal Ramamurthy Indian classical music, Carnatic music

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Anuradha Sriram is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Anuradha Sriram Carnatic music, Hindustani classical music

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B. Sasikumar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
B. Sasikumar Carnatic music

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Neyyattinkara Vasudevan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Neyyattinkara Vasudevan Carnatic music

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Veena Venkatagiriyappa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Veena Venkatagiriyappa Carnatic music

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S. R. D. Vaidyanathan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
S. R. D. Vaidyanathan Carnatic music

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Ranjani - Gayatri is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists

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Patnam Subramania Iyer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Patnam Subramania Iyer Carnatic music

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Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar Carnatic music

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Pradip Somasundaran is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Pradip Somasundaran Carnatic music

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Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists

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Tyāgarāja is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Tyāgarāja Carnatic music

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Pattabhiramayya is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Pattabhiramayya Carnatic music

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Subbaraya Sastri is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Subbaraya Sastri Carnatic music

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Sikkil Mala Chandrasekar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Sikkil Mala Chandrasekar Carnatic music

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Sunday Driver is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists

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Pallavi Seshayyar is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Pallavi Seshayyar Carnatic music

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P. B. Sreenivas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
P. B. Sreenivas Ghazal, Carnatic music

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V. Dakshinamoorthy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
V. Dakshinamoorthy Carnatic music, Film score

The Best Asian Bands/Artists The Greatest Former Child Stars

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Thetakudi Harihara Vinayakram is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists

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Syama Sastri is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Syama Sastri Carnatic music

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Gopalakrishna Bharathi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Gopalakrishna Bharathi Carnatic music

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Veena Kuppayyar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Veena Kuppayyar Carnatic music

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Susheela Raman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Susheela Raman Folk music, Carnatic music, Jazz

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Subbarama Dikshitar is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Subbarama Dikshitar Carnatic music

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Sripada Pinakapani is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Carnatic Bands/Artists
Sripada Pinakapani Carnatic music