List of Famous Bands from Detroit Bands/Musicians

List of Famous Bands from Detroit

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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

    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

    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    Doo-wop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

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    Rock music, Rockabilly, Heavy metal

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    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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    Christian music, Alternative country, Baroque pop

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    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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    Doo-wop, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Deathcore, Melodic death metal, Metalcore

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    Doo-wop, Disco, Rhythm and blues

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    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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    Ska punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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    Crossover jazz, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion

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    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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    Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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    Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Rock music

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    Psychedelic soul, Disco, Rhythm and blues

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    Pop music, Contemporary Christian music, Urban contemporary gospel

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    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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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    Hip hop music, Electro, Techno

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    Pop music, Hymn, Contemporary worship music

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    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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    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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    Grunge, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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    Pop punk, New Wave, Dance-punk

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