The Best Pop Folk Artists of All Time Bands/Musicians
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The Best Pop Folk Artists of All Time

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

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

Use every item on this list for yours, from Mandy Moore to Simon and Garfunkel. Click the thumbs up button to see your favorite items rise to the top. Also, you should vote on items like Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon, if you like them.

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

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

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

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    Western music, Pop music, Traditional music More
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    Sunshine pop, Rock music, Psychedelic pop More
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    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music More
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    Folk music, Folk rock More
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    Jangle pop, Pop music, Raga rock More
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    Folk music More
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    Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock More
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    Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz More
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    Pop music, Folk music More
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    Pop music, Folk music, Easy listening More
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    Folk music, Folk rock, Talking blues More
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    Pop music, Folk rock, Pop rock More
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    Pop music, Folk music, Pop folk More
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    Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Pop folk More
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    Indie pop, Rock music, Folk rock More
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    Serdar Ortaç

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    Ebru Gündeş

    Arabesque, Folk music, Pop folk More
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    Juno Falls

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    Indie pop, Ska, Folk rock More
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    Khaliji, Pop music, Dance music More
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    Ebru Yaşar

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    Oh, atoms

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    Pop music, Pop folk, Alternative country More
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    Yıldız Tilbe

    Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Pop folk More
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    Smile Smile

    Indie pop, Pop folk, Indie rock More
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    Sofia Talvik

    Pop music, Folk rock, Pop folk More
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