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.

You could always re-rank this list as your own then share it on your social networks to get a count of what only your friends think. (121 items)
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    Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

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    Sunshine pop, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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    Folk music, Folk rock

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    Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Western music, Pop music, Traditional music

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    Americana, Pop music, Rock music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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    Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz

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    Folk music

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    Folk music, Folk rock, Talking blues

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    added by JacksonMay Pop music, Folk rock, Pop rock

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    Pop music, Folk music

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    Pop music, Folk music, Easy listening

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    added by JacksonMay Indie pop, Ska, Folk rock

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    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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    Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

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    Pop music, Folk music, Pop folk

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    added by JacksonMay Indie pop, Rock music, Folk rock

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    Pop music, Folk music, Pop folk

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    Folk music, Alternative country

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    Folk music, Folk rock, Country

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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    Celtic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Ballad, Synthpop, Pop music

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    Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Folk rock, Funk

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    Pop music, Traditional music, Folk music

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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Folk music

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    Pop music, Folk music, Pop folk

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    Pop music, Folk music, Rock and roll

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    Laïko, Pop-folk, Pop music

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    Pop-folk, Pop music, Turbo-folk

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    Rock music, Folk music, Pop folk

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    Folk music, Folk rock, Pop folk

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    Indie pop, Americana, Psychedelic folk

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    Rock music, Folk rock, Pop folk

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    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music

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    Pop music, Pop folk, Turkish pop music

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    Laïko, Pop music, Balkan pop

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    Indie pop, Pop music, Folk rock

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    Pop-folk, Pop music, Balkan pop

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    Halid Bešlić Pop-folk, Sevdalinka, Folk music

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    Indie pop, Pop music, Folk music

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    Pop-folk, Disco, Pop music

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    Sofia Talvik Pop music, Folk rock, Pop folk

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    Pop music, Pop folk, Alternative country

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    Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Folk music

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    Ebru Yaşar Arabesque, Pop folk

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    Smile Smile Indie pop, Pop folk, Indie rock

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