The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists

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List Criteria: Vote up and add all of your favorite pop artists whose biggest fans and target audience are teens.

In the entirety of the music world, teen pop is one of the most popular genres that resonates with its listeners the most. The primary fans of the genre - teenagers - tend to be rabid followers of trends and consumers of culture who actively share their interests with other on social media, so it should come as no surprise that many pop musicians' popularity has shot up with the help of teenagers. While teen pop is generally marketed to teens, the music has the typical elements of pop music - catchy hooks, upbeat lyrics, and simple melodies - that make it appealing to a wide audience. Lyrically, teen pop focuses on issues that resonate with teenage life - love, relationships, friendship, and the triumphs and trials of growing up are common themes addressed by teen singer. These are issues that many teens relate to, and thus teen pop stars remain popular well after their teen idol days because of how important they are in shaping the lives of their fans during their formative years.

So, who are the best teen pop bands and teen pop singers of all time? This list includes current teen pop singers like Katy Perry, One Direction, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, and the Jonas Brothers. During the late 1990s, teen pop bands ruled the radio charts with the likes of Britney Spears, N'Sync, and Backstreet Boys leading the charge - these 90s pop bands are included on this list too. No matter what teen pop band you're a fan of, you can be sure that they'll be represented on this list.

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best teen pop bands of all time. If you notice that a teen pop singer isn't on this list and should be, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best teen pop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest teen pop 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 teen pop bands that you might've heard of.
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    the people's #1 & most listed
    Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

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    Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

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    Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music

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    Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music

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    Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

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    Pop music, Dance-pop, House music

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    Pop music, Dance music

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    Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

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    Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

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    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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    Pop punk, Pop music

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    Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B

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    Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

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    Teen pop, Pop rock

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    Hip hop music, Electronic music, Hip Hop

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    Synthpop, Pop music, Indietronica

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    Contemporary R&B

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    Onur Özsu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists

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    Pop, R&B, Funk

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    Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

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    Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music

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    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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    Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Pop punk, Bubblegum pop, Ballad

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    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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    Pop rock

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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    Teen pop, Dance-pop, Pop rock

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    Hip hop music, Country pop, Pop music

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    Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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    Pop music, Teen pop, Dance-pop

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance music

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    Christian music, Pop music, Teen pop

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    Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

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