The Best J-Pop Bands/Singers Bands/Musicians
Vote List
236  items 3,046 votes 194 voters 57,926 views more info

The Best J-Pop Bands/Singers

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

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

Everything from Jackie Chan to Ayumi Hamasaki is included on this list of jpop groups. The list order changes if enough people vote for the right items, so cast your vote now. Make sure to vote for items like Aya Ueto or Kou Shibasaki if you like them.

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

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

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

Re-rank this bad boy then share it with your best friends to see what you guys think really belongs at the top. (236 items)
</> Rerank List
  1. 1
    Up 49
    Down 12

    Pop music, Rock music, Garage rock

    open buy @ amazon
  2. 2
    Up 21
    Down 2

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  3. 3
    Up 28
    Down 4

    J-pop, Pop rock, Soft rock

    open buy @ amazon
  4. 4
    Up 42
    Down 13

    Music in Japanese animation, Rock music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  5. 5
    Up 35
    Down 10

    Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

    open buy @ amazon
  6. 6
    Up 18
    Down 2

    French Kiss Hip hop music, Pop music, Trip hop

    open buy @ amazon
  7. 7
    Up 24
    Down 6

    Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

    open buy @ amazon
  8. 8
    Up 22
    Down 6

    SDN48 Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  9. 9
    Up 18
    Down 3

    Pop music, J-pop, Music of Japan

    open buy @ amazon
  10. 10
    Up 21
    Down 6

    Pop music, J-pop, Contemporary R&B

    open buy @ amazon
  11. 11
    Up 17
    Down 3

    High-King Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  12. 12
    Up 17
    Down 3

    Kamen Rider Girls J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  13. 13
    Up 18
    Down 4

    NYC J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  14. 14
    Up 15
    Down 2

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  15. 15
    Up 20
    Down 7

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  16. 16
    Up 14
    Down 2

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  17. 17
    Up 15
    Down 3

    Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  18. 18
    Up 15
    Down 4

    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  19. 19
    Up 15
    Down 4

    Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

    open buy @ amazon
  20. 20
    Up 12
    Down 2

    Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  21. 21
    Up 13
    Down 3

    Pop music, J-pop, Pop rock

    open buy @ amazon
  22. 22
    Up 14
    Down 4

    Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  23. 23
    Up 10
    Down 1

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  24. 24
    Up 11
    Down 2

    Akari Saho J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  25. 25
    Up 11
    Down 2

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  26. 26
    Up 11
    Down 2

    Junichi Inagaki J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  27. 27
    Up 11
    Down 2

    Sweets Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  28. 28
    Up 12
    Down 3

    Kanon Suzuki J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  29. 29
    Up 12
    Down 3

    Fuma Kikuchi J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  30. 30
    Up 12
    Down 3

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  31. 31
    Up 12
    Down 3

    Maon Kurosaki J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  32. 32
    Up 13
    Down 4

    Lil'B J-pop, Contemporary R&B

    open buy @ amazon
  33. 33
    Up 9
    Down 1

    Sayumi Michishige J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  34. 34
    Up 9
    Down 1

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  35. 35
    Up 10
    Down 2

    Folk music, J-pop, Enka

    open buy @ amazon
  36. 36
    Up 10
    Down 2

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  37. 37
    Up 10
    Down 2

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  38. 38
    Up 10
    Down 2

    Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

    open buy @ amazon
  39. 39
    Up 10
    Down 2

    Shigeaki Kato J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  40. 40
    Up 10
    Down 2

    B.B.Queens J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  41. 41
    Up 11
    Down 3

    Japanese hip hop, J-pop, Music of Japan

    open buy @ amazon
  42. 42
    Up 11
    Down 3

    Pop music, Kayōkyoku, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  43. 43
    Up 11
    Down 3

    Shela J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  44. 44
    Up 8
    Down 1

    Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  45. 45
    Up 9
    Down 2

    Pop music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  46. 46
    Up 9
    Down 2

    J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  47. 47
    Up 11
    Down 4

    Pop music, J-pop, Rhythm and blues

    open buy @ amazon
  48. 48
    Up 11
    Down 4

    Pop music, Rock music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  49. 49
    Up 12
    Down 5

    Pop music, Rock music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  50. 50
    Up 9
    Down 3

    Rock music, J-pop

    open buy @ amazon
  51. 237 +

    Something missing? Add it!

Is this list missing something?
RANKERS WHO ADDED ITEMS

items 1 - 50 of 236

think you can do better?

Rerank This List

got a blog or website?

embed this list

viewers of this list also saw

more popular lists