bands/musicians The Very Best New Age Artists  

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Known as one of the most relaxing genres, you're likely more familiar with the New Age artists more than you'd expect. If you've gotten a massage, yoga class or meditated, New Age music has probably been playing in the background. Some of the best New Age songs run as long as 30 minutes, with its ethereal ambiance and instrumental melodies. The best New Age music artists were influenced by a wide variety of genres and these predominantly instrumental tracks are what separates New Age artists from experimental music.

So, who are the best New Age musicians? Any list of New Age artists has to have the likes of Enya, Yanni, Kitaro and Enigma on it. These are widely considered the top New Age musicians and their music is well known to New Age fans across the globe. New Age artists know how to strike a proverbial chord with their fans by creating music with different instruments and sounds that takes them to a place of relaxation that isn't done as well as other genres.

That said, this list of New Age artists includes all of the finest musicians that the genre has to offer. This should serve as a guide when you're trying to figure out what are the top New Age musicians.

This list answers the questions "who are the best new age music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest new age music 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 new age music bands that you might've heard of. (129 items)

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Enya is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Enya New Age music, Folk music of Ireland, World music

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Kitaro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Kitaro New Age music, Folk music, Electronic music

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Vangelis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Vangelis New Age music, Electronic music, Classical music

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Enigma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Enigma Downtempo, New Age music, Worldbeat - Best New age group ever

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Mike Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Mike Oldfield Synthpop, Rock music, World music

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Tron Syversen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Jean Michel Jarre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Jean Michel Jarre New Age music, Electronic music, Trance music

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Yanni is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Yanni New Age music, Contemporary classical music, Instrumental

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Loreena McKennitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Loreena McKennitt New Age music, World music, Celtic music

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David Arkenstone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
David Arkenstone New Age music, Trance music, Celtic music

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Jason Kouchak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Jason Kouchak Chanson, New Age music, Classical music

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Ron Korb is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Ron Korb New Age, World music, Jazz

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Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Tangerine Dream Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

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Joe Hisaishi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Joe Hisaishi New Age music, Progressive rock, Film score

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David Vito Gregoli New Age, World Beat, Jazz - New Age artist, Producer and Multi Instrumentalistwww.DharmapalaRecords.com

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Diane Arkenstone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Diane Arkenstone New Age music, World music

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Marcomé new age music - New age music artist and singer Marcomé

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David Lanz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
David Lanz New Age music

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Deuter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Era is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Era New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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Liz Story is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Liz Story New Age music, Jazz

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Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Secret Garden New Age music, Neoclassical New Age music, Nordic folk music

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George Winston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
George Winston New Age music, Instrumental

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2002 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
2002 New Age

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Ryuichi Sakamoto is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Ryuichi Sakamoto Soundtrack, Synthpop, New Wave

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David Darling is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Peter Kater is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Peter Gabriel New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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Karunesh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Medwyn Goodall is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Terry Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Pat Metheny is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Pat Metheny Ethno jazz, Crossover jazz, Pop music

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Scott Cossu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Scott Cossu New Age, Contemporary Instrumental, Jazz

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Paul Avgerinos is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Tony O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Tony O'Connor New Age music, Instrumental

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Suzanne Doucet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Suzanne Doucet New Age music, Electronic music

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Brenda Warren is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Andreas Vollenweider is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Andreas Vollenweider New Age, World music, Classical music

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Sarah Brightman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Sarah Brightman Rock music, Operatic pop, World music

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Fiona Joy Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Fiona Joy Hawkins New Age music, Classical music, Jazz

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Darin Mahoney is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Kamal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Darlene Koldenhoven is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Darlene Koldenhoven New Age, Classical Crossover Pop - Grammy winning vocalist, New Age recording artist

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Michael Dulin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Shadowfax is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Shadowfax New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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Thom Brennan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Thom Brennan New Age music, Electronic music, Ambient music

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Ennio Morricone is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Ennio Morricone Lounge music, Classical music, Easy listening