List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

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List of United Kingdom bands, listed by their level of fame. This United Kingdom musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous United Kingdom bands are included, as well as many United Kingdom musicians of underground status. This list of United Kingdom musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous United Kingdom bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This list below has everything from David Bowie to Eric Clapton.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from United Kingdom?" or "What is a list of United Kingdom bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (1513 items)
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    David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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    Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

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    Adele is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Adele Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

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    Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

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    Elton John is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Elton John Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

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    Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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    Rock music, Piano rock, Post-Britpop

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    Depeche Mode is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Depeche Mode Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

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    Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Annie Lennox Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

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    Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Deep Purple Blues-rock, Classic rock, Heavy metal

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    Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Fleetwood Mac Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Genesis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Genesis Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock

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    Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock

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    Trip hop, Dance-punk, Garage rock

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    Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Pet Shop Boys Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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    Duran Duran is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Duran Duran Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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    Dire Straits is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Dire Straits Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music

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    George Michael is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

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    Asia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Asia Rock music, Arena rock, Pop rock

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    Bon Scott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Bon Scott Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock

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    Blur is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Blur Indie pop, Shoegazing, Pop music

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    Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Florence and the Machine Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

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    Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Fatboy Slim Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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    Cher Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Cher Lloyd Hip hop music, Dubstep, Synthpop

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    Synthpop, Sufi rock, Nasheed

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    Electric Light Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Electric Light Orchestra Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Thrash metal, Emo, Metalcore

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    Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Blues-rock, Hard rock

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    Bush is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Bush Grunge, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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    Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues

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    America is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    America Classic rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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    David Byrne is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    David Byrne New Wave, Worldbeat, Experimental music

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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    Aphex Twin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Aphex Twin Acid techno, Acid house, Dark ambient

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    Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Eurythmics Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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    Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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    Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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    Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

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    Black metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Neo soul

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    Pop punk, New Wave, Power pop

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    Rock music

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    Tears for Fears is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom

    Tears for Fears Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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