bands/musicians 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
Eric Clapton 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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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Amy Winehouse 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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Coldplay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Coldplay 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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David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
David Gilmour Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Cream is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Cream 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
Billy Idol New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock

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Arctic Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Arctic Monkeys 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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Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Dusty Springfield 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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Emerson, Lake & Palmer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Emerson, Lake & Palmer 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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Yusuf Islam is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Yusuf Islam 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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Bullet for My Valentine is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Bullet for My Valentine Thrash metal, Emo, Metalcore

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Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Calvin Harris Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

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Bad Company is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Bad Company 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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Dave Gahan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Dave Gahan Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

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Eric Burdon & the Animals is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Eric Burdon & the Animals 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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Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Gorillaz 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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Bring Me The Horizon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Bring Me The Horizon Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Chris Martin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Chris Martin Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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Emeli Sandé is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Emeli Sandé Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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Free is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Free Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

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DragonForce is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
DragonForce Black metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Hot Chip is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Hot Chip Indie pop, Synthpop, Neo soul

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Buzzcocks is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Buzzcocks Pop punk, New Wave, Power pop

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Eagles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from United Kingdom
Eagles 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