The Best Disco Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best Disco Bands/Artists

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What separates disco bands from their pop music contemporaries is that their music is not only catchy and hip shaking, it's the sound has endured despite harsh criticism from haters. The best disco bands have become well-regarded by history. Disco artists were wildly popular during the 1970s and wherever you went, there was likely some sort of disco influence. Whether it was their flashy wardrobe, glittery personas or overall coolness, the best disco artists were seen and heard throughout the decade of excess. The best disco artists can still hear their songs played on radio today, which is quite an accomplishment.

So, that said, what are the best disco bands? Any list of disco artists must include the likes of the Bee Gees, Donna Summer and Chic to name a few. These are widely recognized as some of the biggest names in disco and the best artists in the genre. If you know disco, you'll want to have your voice heard and to ensure that this poll accurately reflects who are the greatest disco artists of all time.

Ultimately, it's up to you to determine who are the best disco artists. If you notice someone missing from this list, feel free to add them.  This list answers the questions "who are the best disco bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest disco 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 disco bands that you might've heard of. (58 items)


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    Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

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    added by BaruchLalaev
    Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music Post Dico

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    New Wave, Disco, Pop music

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    - 198

    most listed
    Synthpop, Disco, Pop music

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    - 11

    added by LanaYoshii

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  6. 6
    + 31
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    Disco, Hi-NRG, Dance music

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    Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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    Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music

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    Disco, Rock music, Reggae

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    ranked low on reranks & added by slaft
    Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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  11. 11
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    Disco, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    + 7
    - 7

    added by slaft
    Disco, Pop music, Pop rock

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    + 14
    - 18

    added by Steve2947
    Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    Disco, Rhythm and blues, Funk

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    Urban contemporary, Disco, Pop music

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    House music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    Disco, Contemporary R&B, Dance music

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    + 7
    - 11

    added by slaft
    Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

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  21. 21
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    - 28


    Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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  22. 22
    + 4
    - 13


    Disco, House music, Contemporary R&B

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    + 16
    - 27


    Urban contemporary, Disco, Contemporary R&B

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    Disco, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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    Disco, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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    Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, New Wave

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    added by slaft
    Disco, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    Hip hop music, Disco, Kozmigroov

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    - 18


    Popular music, Ballad, Disco

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    + 7
    - 15


    Disco, Dance-pop, Hi-NRG

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    + 4
    - 10

    added by Steve2947
    Fusion, Jazz-funk, Smooth jazz

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    Disco

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    Psychedelic soul, Disco, Rock music

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    + 12
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    Disco, Pop music, Italo disco

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    Psychedelic soul, Disco, Pop music

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    - 14


    Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Rock music

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    + 6
    - 14


    Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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    - 7


    Old-school hip hop, Disco, Electro

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    Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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    - 7


    Disco, Pop music, Dance-pop

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    - 16


    Disco, Pop music, Dance-pop

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    + 20
    - 35

    added by slaft
    Disco, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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    - 13


    Disco, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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    + 6
    - 15


    Disco, Dance music, Funk

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    + 7
    - 17

    added by AbigailMaycock
    Disco, Smooth jazz, Rhythm and blues

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Disco, Pop music, Dance-pop

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  48. 48
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    - 14


    Disco, Pop music, Nederpop

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    Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Disco, Pop music, Dance-pop

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