List of Famous Bands from New York Bands/Musicians

List of Famous Bands from New York

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List of New York bands, listed by their level of fame. This New York musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous New York bands are included, as well as many New York musicians of underground status. This list of New York musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous New York bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

A list made up of bands like Madonna and Lady Gaga.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from New York?" or "What is a list of New York bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (1388 items)
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    Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

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    Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

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    Kiss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Kiss Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Patti Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Patti Smith Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

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    Beastie Boys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Beastie Boys Hip hop music, Pop punk, Alternative hip hop

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    Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Lou Reed Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

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    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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    Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop

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    Norah Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Vocal jazz, Jazz blues, Jazz fusion

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    Nas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Nas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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    Pop punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

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    Noise rock, Rock music, No wave

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    Run–D.M.C. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Run–D.M.C. Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music

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    Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Hardcore hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

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    Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Cyndi Lauper Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Pop music

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    Steely Dan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Steely Dan Rock music, Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues

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    Garage rock, Power pop, Alternative rock

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    Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Simon and Garfunkel Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

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    Blues-rock, Pop music, Heavy metal

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    Talking Heads is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Talking Heads New Wave, Rock music, Punk funk

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    Noise rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall

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    Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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    Twisted Sister is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Twisted Sister Doom metal, Glam metal, Rock music

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    Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Rock music

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    Blondie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Blondie Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

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    Ella Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Ballad, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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    Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

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    New Wave, Synthpop, Jazz fusion

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    DMX is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    DMX Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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    Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Neil Diamond Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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    Carole King is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Carole King Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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    Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Kid Cudi Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop

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    Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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    Jangle pop, Classic rock, Heartland rock

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    Rock music, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Conscious hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    Foreigner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Foreigner Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock

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    Dream Theater is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Dream Theater Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Ghostface Killah is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York

    Ghostface Killah Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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    Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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