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What is cooler than a group of great singers harmonizing with only their voices? This a cappella artists list ranks all the top a cappella groups and bands by votes. With the huge success of acts like Pentatonix and Straight No Chaser, a cappella groups have broken into the mainstream. But what a cappella group is the best? This list of the best a cappella acts in the world includes mouth musicians who have released recordings or performed live. These are truly the greatest a cappella bands of all time, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best a cappella music.


Examples of great a capella groups include Manhattan Transfer and The Real Group. Rank the best artists on this list to see their way to the top of the list. If you don't like Home Free Vocal Band or The Ambassadors of Harmony, then give them a thumbs down.

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

The list includes all new acappella 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 a cappella, as well as a good place to start if you're interested in getting into a cappella music. Especially since the singing groups at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good a cappella singers with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent a cappella bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best a cappella bands of all time?" and "who are the greatest a cappella group ever?" If you consider yourself a fan of a cappella,please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular a cappella groups.


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4,179 1,532
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DovyPaukstys added Pentatonix Electronic music, A cappella, Cover band

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2
3,990 1,507
Home Free Vocal Band is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
AbbyZee added Home Free Vocal Band I sincerely hope that no fan of Home Free will vote thumbs down on any other group just to raise Home Free in the rankings. That is just soo wrong in my opinion. I love Home Free and believe they are Number one, but the aca ...

3
1,801 966
Straight No Chaser is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
SamRogalsky added Straight No Chaser

4
1,502 925
Rockapella is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Rockapella A cappella

5
1,279 923
Peter Hollens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Peter Hollens Pop music, A cappella

6
975 716
The Manhattan Transfer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Manhattan Transfer Pop music, Jazz fusion, Jazz

7
315 242
The Filharmonic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
AndrewBolo added The Filharmonic a capella

8
705 520
The Swingle Singers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Overzeetop added The Swingle Singers

9
697 408
Take 6 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
SpencerVerMeer added Take 6 Pop music, Contemporary Christian music, Urban contemporary gospel

10
753 609
Street Corner Symphony is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

11
1,017 702
The Real Group is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Real Group Pop music, Vocal jazz, A cappella

12
786 344
THUMMp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
GregVaden added THUMMp A cappella

13
286 176
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KimAlexander added Voiceplay

14
579 484
Brigham Young University Vocal... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

15
1,343 1,073
The Vocal Majority is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Vocal Majority Barbershop music, A cappella

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16
492 454
The House Jacks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The House Jacks Pop music, Vocal jazz, A cappella

17
763 504
The King's Singers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
browncatt added The King's Singers

18
1,279 931
The Rich-Tone Chorus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

19
944 656
The Ambassadors of Harmony is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
AlStanger added The Ambassadors of Harmony

20
667 719
Blue Jupiter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Blue Jupiter Pop rock, A cappella

21
543 469
Evynne Hollens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
greyeyedsagittarius added Evynne Hollens A cappella, pop vocalist - ..three octave voice, co-founded collegiate a cappella group 'Divisi' at the U of Oregon, and minored in music at U of Oregon, Eugene.  Evynne is a director & voice teacher, and she creates a weekly vlog ...

22
449 477
University of Southern Califor... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

23
569 521
Fool Moon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Fool Moon A cappella

24
1,948 1,625
Perpetuum Jazzile is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Perpetuum Jazzile Pop music, Jazz, Soul music

25
344 379
Ithacappella is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
JaredWolf added Ithacappella

26
84 17
Bobby McFerrin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
1501234216430 added Bobby McFerrin Pop music, World music, Classical music

27
418 382
Ball in the House is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Ball in the House Pop music, Rhythm and blues, A cappella

28
573 558
Lions Gate Chorus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
VirginiaMarissen added Lions Gate Chorus

29
402 375
The Bobs is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Bobs New Wave, A cappella

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30
342 337
The Hi-Lo's is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Hi-Lo's A cappella

31
698 616
Melodeers Chorus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Melodeers Chorus A cappella

32
101 155
Vocal Rush is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
agi_sza added Vocal Rush

33
328 348
On the Rocks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
On the Rocks A cappella

34
479 416
Nota is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Nota Pop music, Reggae, A cappella

35
169 209
Vox One is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
PaulPampinella added Vox One Jazz

36
108 129
Committed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
agi_sza added Committed

37
430 383
Five O'Clock Shadow is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
PaulPampinella added Five O'Clock Shadow Pop/Rock

38
357 312
The Hyannis Sound is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Hyannis Sound Pop music, Rhythm and blues, A cappella

39
427 395
Sonos is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Sonos Indie pop, Electronic music, Alternative rock

40
279 233
Bill Hare's Feet is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
TimothyJones added Bill Hare's Feet A Cappella, Deke Sharon, Kletzmer - A Cappella Supergroup singing Deke Sharon arrangements

41
578 572
Rönninge Show Chorus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups

42
423 399
The Idea of North is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
The Idea of North Jazz, A cappella

43
240 301
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JayMcCain added Bluegrass Sudent Union

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44
268 252
Gentleman's Rule is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
CindyWarrick added Gentleman's Rule

45
254 268
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The ScatterTones A cappella

46
265 286
Acoustix is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
LauraWeilSanders added Acoustix

47
273 308
Sean Altman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
Sean Altman Power pop, Comedy, A cappella

48
30 24
Accent is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
1501234216430 added Accent Heavy metal

49
162 161
Eric Chung is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best A Cappella Groups
ericchung added Eric Chung A cappella, Singer/songwriter, pop - Award-winning a cappella singer/songwriter. Released one of the first solo a cappella EP's, "It Was You All Along", to consist entirely of original music.

50
277 323
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AnnaLindeløvVestergaard added Vocal Group SONO Nordic a cappella - www.vocalgroupsono.com / www.facebook.com/sonovokaldk