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List of Detroit bands, listed by their level of fame. This Detroit musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Detroit bands, singers, and rappers are included, as well as many Detroit musicians of underground status. This list of Detroit musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more. Detroit has had a massive influence on popular music. Motown Records, based in Detroit, produced some of the greatest songs of all time. Bob Seger and The White Stripes are rock legends. Eminem brought Detroit's hip hop scene into the mainstream. 

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Stevie Wonder Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

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Aretha Franklin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Aretha Franklin Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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The White Stripes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
The White Stripes Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Aaliyah Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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Smokey Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Smokey Robinson Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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Jack White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Jack White Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

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The Temptations is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
The Temptations Doo-wop, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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The Supremes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
The Supremes Girl group, Doo-wop, Psychedelic soul

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Bob Seger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Bob Seger Blue-eyed soul, Heartland rock, Rock music

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MC5 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
MC5 Blues-rock, Rock music, Garage rock

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Anita Baker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Anita Baker Adult contemporary music, Quiet storm, Smooth jazz

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Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Big Sean Hip hop music

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Jackie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Jackie Wilson Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Four Tops is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Four Tops Doo-wop, Pop music, Rock music

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Ryan Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Ryan Montgomery Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

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Bill Haley & His Comets is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Bill Haley & His Comets Rock music, Rockabilly, Heavy metal

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The Spinners is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
The Spinners Smooth soul, Philadelphia soul, Pop music

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Wilson Pickett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Wilson Pickett Southern soul, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Sufjan Stevens is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Sufjan Stevens Christian music, Alternative country, Baroque pop

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J Dilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
J Dilla Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul

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D12 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
D12 Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Horrorcore

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Martha and the Vandellas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Martha and the Vandellas Doo-wop, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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Suzi Quatro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Suzi Quatro Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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The Black Dahlia Murder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
The Black Dahlia Murder Deathcore, Melodic death metal, Metalcore

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The Miracles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
The Miracles Doo-wop, Disco, Rhythm and blues

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George Clinton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
George Clinton Psychedelic soul, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Megan Martha White is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Megan Martha White Blues-rock, Punk blues, Garage rock

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The Suicide Machines is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
The Suicide Machines Ska punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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Earl Klugh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Earl Klugh Crossover jazz, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion

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James Carter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
James Carter Avant-garde jazz, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion

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Bad Meets Evil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Bad Meets Evil Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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Klayton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Klayton Nu metal, Industrial rock, Electronic music

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Mary Wells is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Mary Wells Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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The Romantics is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
The Romantics Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

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Mark Tremonti is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Mark Tremonti Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Rock music

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Edwin Starr is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Edwin Starr Psychedelic soul, Disco, Rhythm and blues

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BeBe & CeCe Winans is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
BeBe & CeCe Winans Pop music, Contemporary Christian music, Urban contemporary gospel

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Boss is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Boss Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop

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Jeff Mills is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Jeff Mills Techno

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Dwele is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Dwele Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Juan Atkins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Juan Atkins Hip hop music, Electro, Techno

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CeCe Winans is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
CeCe Winans Pop music, Hymn, Contemporary worship music

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Pepper Adams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Pepper Adams Hard bop, Big band, Jazz

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Proof is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Proof Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

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Teairra Marí is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Teairra Marí Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B

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Martha Reeves is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Martha Reeves Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

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Kem is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Kem Neo soul, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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Sponge is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Sponge Grunge, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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Electric Six is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Detroit
Electric Six Pop punk, New Wave, Dance-punk