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The Best Asian Bands/Artists 

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Updated July 22, 2019 2.2k votes 893 voters 16k views 22 items

List Rules Upvote your favorite Asian bands and artists

Asian music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List includes any good asian music band label, album and biographical information when available if you click on the names. This list of the top asian music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Asian music 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 asian music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest asian music bands of all time, since the most famous asian music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best asian music music.

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

List is made up of many different artists, including Yellow Magic Orchestra and Howard Levy. Vote for your favorites by clicking the thumbs up button. Give a thumbs down to artists like Yasunori Mitsuda and Numb & Number if you don't like them and a thumbs up if you do.

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

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

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

You could always re-rank this then share it on your social network to see what only your friends think of this. 

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Super Junior is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Babymetal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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EXO is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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One Ok Rock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Japanese Rock
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X Japan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Asian Kung-Fu Generation... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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CNBLUE is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Scandal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Miyavi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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UVERworld is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Man With A Mission is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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SPYAIR is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Kalafina is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Yellow Magic Orchestra ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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KAT-TUN is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Japanese Pop
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Yasunori Mitsuda is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Asian Music Circuit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Entity Paradigm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Emma Shah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Howard Levy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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Numb & Number is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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BNK48 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
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