music The Best Fado Groups/Artists  

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of artists, like Mariza and Amália Rodrigues, in it. Upvote your favorites to see them rise to the top. Also, you should vote on artists like Luciana Abreu and Souad Massi, if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in fado music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new fado 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 fado, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into fado 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 fado bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent fado bands.

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

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Amália Rodrigues is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Cristina Branco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Ana Moura is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Ana Moura Fado

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Mariza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Mariza World music, Fado

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Carlos do Carmo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Dulce Pontes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Dulce Pontes Pop music, World music, Classical music

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Carminho is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Carminho Fado

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Madredeus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Madredeus Folk music, World music, Fado

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Camané is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Camané Fado

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Antonio Zambujo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Joana Cota Fado

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Alfredo Marceneiro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Lucília do Carmo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Souad Massi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Souad Massi Rock music, Folk music, World music

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Maria Severa-Onofriana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Mafalda Arnauth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Hermínia Silva is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Rodrigo Costa Félix is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Vicente Da Câmara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Berta Cardoso is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Maja Milinkovic Fado/world music - Maja Milinkovic is a fado singer and songwriter with beautiful, charismatic and powerful voice.She was born in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and graduated at the Music Academy in Sarajevo. She began singing at a very early ...

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Dina is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Dina Pop music, Fado

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Rozett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Rozett Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Pop rock

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Maria Teresa de Noronha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Cesária Évora is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Cesária Évora Morna, Coladeira, Fado

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António Pelarigo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Hélder Moutinho is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Maria Do Rosário Betten... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Ana Sofia Varela is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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FEUP Fado Group is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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João Ferreira-Rosa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Alexandra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Argentina Santos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Adriano Correia de Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Katia Guerreiro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Raquel Tavares is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Ercília Costa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Fernanda Maria is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Fernando Farinha is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Marco Rodrigues is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Ricardo Ribeiro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Pedro Moutinho is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Maximiano de Sousa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists

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Flor-de-Lis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Flor-de-Lis Folk music, Acoustic music, Fado

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Anabela is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Anabela Pop music, Fado

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Luciana Abreu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Luciana Abreu Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Pop rock

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Anna Abreu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Anna Abreu Pop music, Latin American music, Dance music

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Fernando Machado Soares is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Fernando Machado Soares Traditional music, Folk music, Fado

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Yolanda Soares is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Yolanda Soares Operatic pop, Crossover, Fado

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Hind is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fado Groups/Artists
Hind Pop music, Jazz, Arabic music