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

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

This is a list that includes artists like Ana Carolina and Chico Buarque. Make sure to vote on your favorite artists on this list. What's better, Diego Zangado or Manfred Hausleitner?

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

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

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

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Diego Zangado is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Diego Zangado Choro, Samba Jazz

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Almir Guineto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Almir Guineto Pagode, Samba

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Ed Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Ed Lincoln Space age pop, Brazilian jazz Easy listening

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Drumagick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Drumagick Brazilian Music, House music Sambass

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Paulinho da Viola is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Paulinho da Viola Choro, Samba

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Manfred Hausleitner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Manfred Hausleitner Pop music, Latin American music Latin pop

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Casuarina is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Casuarina Choro, Samba

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Cartola is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Cartola Samba

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Chico Buarque is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Chico Buarque Samba, Bossa nova Música Popular Brasileira

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Humberto Clayber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Humberto Clayber Samba, Jazz Bossa nova

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Dudu Nobre is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Dudu Nobre Pagode, Samba

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Jorge Ben Jor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Jorge Ben Jor Pop music, Samba rock Samba

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Elizete Cardoso is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists

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Pedro Luís e A Parede is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Pedro Luís e A Parede Hip hop music, Rock music Samba

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Dimitri from Paris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Dimitri from Paris Downtempo, Lounge music House music

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João Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
João Gilberto Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz Samba

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Zeca Baleiro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Zeca Baleiro Samba, Música Popular Brasileira

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Gary Chester is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Gary Chester Doo-wop, Pop music Rock music

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Tribalistas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Tribalistas Experimental rock, Pop rock Samba

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Nelson Cavaquinho is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists

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Gonzaguinha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Gonzaguinha Samba, Música Popular Brasileira

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Nó em Pingo D'Água is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Nó em Pingo D'Água Choro, Samba Jazz

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Urban Legend Alternative hip hop, Electronic music Latin American music

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Jamelão is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Jamelão Samba

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Maria Gadú is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Maria Gadú Pop music, Rock music Samba

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Quetzal Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Quetzal Guerrero Latin American music, Reggae Jazz fusion

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Bruna Cara is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Bruna Cara Samba, Música Popular Brasileira Bossa nova

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Beth Carvalho is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists

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Simone Saback is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Simone Saback Samba, Jazz Música Popular Brasileira

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Dorival Caymmi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Dorival Caymmi Samba, Bossa nova

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Sérgio Mendes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Sérgio Mendes Adult contemporary music, Disco Lounge music

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Exaltasamba is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Exaltasamba Pagode, Samba

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Wilson Das Neves is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Wilson Das Neves Samba, Bossa nova

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Francis Hime is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Francis Hime Choro, Samba Bossa nova

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Sambalanço Trio is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Sambalanço Trio Samba, Jazz Bossa nova

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Paula Lima is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Paula Lima Samba rock, Samba Soul music

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Pixinguinha is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Pixinguinha Maxixe, Choro Samba

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Os Travessos is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Os Travessos Pagode, Samba

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Arthur Maia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Arthur Maia Reggae, Samba Jazz

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Elza Soares is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Elza Soares Samba

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Marisa Monte is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Marisa Monte Pop music, Samba Música Popular Brasileira

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Jair Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Jair Oliveira Pop music, Latin American music Acid jazz

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J. T. Meirelles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
J. T. Meirelles Samba, Jazz Bossa nova

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Marcelo D2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Marcelo D2 Hip hop music, Rock music Rap music

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Maria Rita is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Maria Rita Pagode, Samba Jazz

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Grupo Fundo de Quintal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Grupo Fundo de Quintal Pagode, Samba

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Noel Rosa is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Noel Rosa Samba

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Taiguara is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Taiguara Samba, Bossa nova Música Popular Brasileira

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Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists
Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira Romance, Samba Música Popular Brasileira

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Paulo Vanzolini is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Samba Bands/Artists