Bands/Musicians The Best Asian Bands/Artists  

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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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277 42
Super Junior is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Nere AL added Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

2
70 55
One Ok Rock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Kelly1 added Pop punk, Rock music, Emo - Japanese Rock

3
36 25
EXO is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Angelique Joyce Oriel - Byun added K-pop, Electronica, Hip hop

4
31 37
Scandal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Pop music, Rock music, Garage rock

5
26 33
Asian Kung-Fu Generation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

6
5 4
Babymetal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
sdgfeeder added Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Eurobeat

7
27 39
CNBLUE is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

8
22 33
X Japan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Glam metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal

9
0 0
BNK48 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Wei Nan Paewpaowwong added

10
0 0
bnk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Wei Nan Paewpaowwong added

11
7 18
Kalafina is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Pop music, J-pop, Baroque pop

12
11 26
Man With A Mission is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Pop music, J-pop, Dance-pop

13
6 18
Miyavi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

14
9 24
SPYAIR is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added

15
12 30
UVERworld is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Hip hop music, Noise rock, Pop music

16
5 18
KAT-TUN is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Kelly1 added Pop music, Rock music, J-pop - Japanese Pop

17
7 22
Yellow Magic Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

18
4 16
Yasunori Mitsuda is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Electronic music, Orchestra, World music

19
4 17
Asian Music Circuit is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Music of Asia

20
3 15
Emma Shah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Classical music, Music of Asia, Arabic music

21
2 14
Numb & Number is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Avant-garde jazz, Electronic music, Experimental music

22
2 15
Howard Levy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Rock music, Swing music, Latin American music