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Recently, electropop has literally popped up everywhere. Though the genre was established in the 1980s, electropop started becoming popular in the 2000s. Defined as a form of electronic music that incorporates synthesizers into its sound, electropop bands were initially labeled as being cold and robotic by critics, but ultimately electropop artists had the last laugh, as with synth pop, the songs eventually became wildly popular. It's influence can be heard anywhere on modern pop radio, and can't be confused with electronic dance music, though may feel inclined to do so.

So, what are the best electro pop bands? Any list of electropop bands and artists has to include the likes of Kraftwerk, New Order, Owl City, Chvrches, Pet Shop Boys, M83 and Lykke Li. These electropop artists are widely known as being the best in the genre and with good reason. Their songs are known by even the most casual of electropop fans and they're catchy and fun, aka the hallmarks of a good pop song. 

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best electropop bands. If you notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best electropop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest electropop 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 electropop bands that you might've heard of. (66 items)
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Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Pet Shop Boys Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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107 64
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Kraftwerk Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music

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109 72
New Order is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
New Order Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

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52 28
Halsey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
ashley-frangipane added Halsey

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70 48
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Empire of the Sun Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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76 54
Marina & the Diamonds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Marina & the Diamonds Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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79 57
Erasure is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Erasure Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

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70 49
M83 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
M83 Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica

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98 76
Owl City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Owl City Synthpop, New Wave, New Age

10
85 64
Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Ladytron Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing

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57 40
Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Goldfrapp Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

12
46 30
Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Tahula added Röyksopp Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

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66 53
La Roux is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
La Roux Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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25 13
Chvrches is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
DeepBluePP added Chvrches Synthpop, Electronic music

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48 38
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Robyn Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

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50 42
Foster the People is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Foster the People Indie pop, Synthpop, Rock music

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41 34
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
jay-g-_patches_ added Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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43 37
Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Lykke Li Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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60 56
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

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44 40
Cut Copy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Cut Copy Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk

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8 1
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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39 38
The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
The Postal Service Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music

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45 45
Passion Pit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Passion Pit Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

24
59 62
Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Kylie Minogue Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

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39 39
Hot Chip is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hot Chip Indie pop, Synthpop, Neo soul

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34 34
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DominicFriesen added Beauty in the Breakdown Electropop

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33 33
Hurts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hurts Synthpop, New Wave, Hi-NRG

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9 5
The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added The Chainsmokers Electro House, Future Bass, Trap

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12 9
Icona Pop is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Icona Pop Synthpop, Pop music, Electro house

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11 8
Tegan and Sara is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Dmic1988 added Tegan and Sara Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie - Most underrated band in 2016! Watch them blow up this year

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9 6
Capital Cities is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Capital Cities Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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28 30
Miike Snow is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Miike Snow Indie pop, Synthpop, Psychedelic pop

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4 2
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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3 1
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Hardwell

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6 5
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added David Guetta Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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22 25
Little Boots is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Little Boots Synthpop, Italo disco, Dance-pop

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22 26
Belanova is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Belanova Glam metal, Synthpop, New Wave

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23 28
Everything but the Girl is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Everything but the Girl Lounge music, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music

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21 26
The Naked and Famous is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
The Naked and Famous Indie pop, Synthpop, Shoegazing

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21 26
Ladyhawke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Ladyhawke Synthpop, New Wave, Indie rock

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24 30
The Ting Tings is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
The Ting Tings Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

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2 2
10cc is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
RodneyRodr7679 added 10cc Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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5 6
Godley & Creme is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
RodneyRodr7679 added Godley & Creme Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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1 1
Audien is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Audien

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Ranker Video
Sasha Raskin added Sasha Raskin Electropop, Electronic

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1 1
Tritonal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Tritonal Trance music, Progressive house music

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17 23
Holy Ghost! is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Holy Ghost! Synthpop, Disco, Pop music

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28 38
Cascada is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Cascada Synthpop, Pop music, Euro-trance

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39 55
Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

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16 24
Annie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Annie Synthpop, Pop music, Dance music