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This pop punk bands list ranks the best pop punk bands by votes. This list of good pop punk artists and groups let’s you see who pop punk fans think are the best pop punk artists. Pop punk bands, though associated with both punk rock and power pop, are entirely different beast than the two genres they combine. The best pop punk bands emerged in the mid-to-late 1990s, emerging from those early DIY years to become global superstars whose songs are some of the most well known punk songs. Pop punk bands have become some of the most heard bands on the radio and the top pop punk bands continue to sell out arenas, headline festivals, and have rabid fan bases. The continued popularity of the genre demonstrates that punk pop is more than just a flash in the pan.

So, what are the best pop punk bands? Any list of pop punk bands has to include the likes of Blink-182, Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Rise Against, The Offspring, and Good Charlotte. These are widely known as pop punk bands who advanced the genre far beyond what people would have ever imagined when pop punk first emerged. This list should also include good pop punk bands that are known to many as well as newer acts that one day could be considered some of the greatest of all time.

That said, it's up to you determine what are the best pop punk bands. If you notice that a band is missing and should be included, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best pop punk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest pop punk musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote on the names based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular and alternative pop punk bands that you might've heard of. 

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Green Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Green Day Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Blink-182 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Blink-182 Pop punk, Rock music, Skate punk

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Sum 41 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Sum 41 Pop punk, Rapcore, Melodic hardcore

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The Offspring is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The Offspring Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music

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Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Fall Out Boy Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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My Chemical Romance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
My Chemical Romance Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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Panic! at the Disco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Panic! at the Disco Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Paramore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Paramore Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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The All-American Rejects is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The All-American Rejects Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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All Time Low is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
All Time Low Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Simple Plan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Simple Plan Pop punk, Pop music, Emo

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New Found Glory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
New Found Glory Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Good Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Good Charlotte Pop punk, Rock music, Dance-punk

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Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Bowling for Soup Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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A Day To Remember is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
A Day To Remember Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Yellowcard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Yellowcard Pop punk, Emo, Melodic hardcore

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Mayday Parade is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Mayday Parade Pop punk, Indie, Rock music

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Taking Back Sunday is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Taking Back Sunday Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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5 Seconds of Summer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
5 Seconds of Summer Pop punk, Pop music

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Neck Deep is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Neck Deep Pop punk

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You Me At Six is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
You Me At Six Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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MxPx is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
MxPx Pop punk, Christian punk, Skate punk

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The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The Wonder Years Pop punk, Melodic hardcore

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Starship is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
State Champs Glam metal, Pop rock, Arena rock

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The Story So Far is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The Story So Far Pop punk, Punk rock

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Relient K is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Relient K Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music

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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Pop punk, Indie, Emo

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Boys Like Girls is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Boys Like Girls Pop punk, Country pop, Rock music

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Real Friends is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands

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Brand New is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Brand New Pop punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

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Knuckle Puck is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands

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Motion City Soundtrack is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Motion City Soundtrack Pop punk, Emo, Pop rock

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The Starting Line is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The Starting Line Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Sleeping with Sirens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Sleeping with Sirens Pop punk, Emo, Pop rock

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Angels & Airwaves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Angels & Airwaves Pop punk, Neo-progressive rock, Shoegazing

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Alkaline Trio is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Alkaline Trio Horror punk, Pop punk, New Wave

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The Ataris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The Ataris Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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American Hi-Fi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
American Hi-Fi Pop punk, Pop music, Pop rock

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Sugarcult is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Sugarcult Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Millencolin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Millencolin Pop punk, Ska punk, Skate punk

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Forever The Sickest Kids is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Forever The Sickest Kids Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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The Queers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The Queers Pop punk, Punk rock, Surf music

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Man Overboard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Man Overboard Pop punk, Emo

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Box Car Racer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Box Car Racer Pop punk, Emo, Melodic hardcore

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Dead Milkmen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Dead Milkmen Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Tonight Alive is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Tonight Alive Pop punk, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Memphis May Fire is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Memphis May Fire Metalcore, Post-hardcore, Southern rock

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Goldfinger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Goldfinger Pop punk, Ska punk, Alternative rock

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The Maine is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
The Maine Pop punk, Indie pop, Rock music