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

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

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Scandal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Scandal Pop music, Rock music, Garage rock

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Asian Kung-Fu Generation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Asian Kung-Fu Generation Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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CNBLUE is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added CNBLUE Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

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X Japan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added X Japan Glam metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal

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EXO is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Angelique Joyce Oriel - Byun added EXO K-pop, Electronica, Hip hop

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Kalafina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Kalafina Pop music, J-pop, Baroque pop

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

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Man With A Mission is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
roura added Man With A Mission Pop music, J-pop, Dance-pop

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Yellow Magic Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Yellow Magic Orchestra Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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

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

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KAT-TUN is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Kelly1 added KAT-TUN Pop music, Rock music, J-pop - Japanese Pop

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Yasunori Mitsuda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Yasunori Mitsuda Electronic music, Orchestra, World music

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Asian Music Circuit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Asian Music Circuit Music of Asia

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Numb & Number is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Numb & Number Avant-garde jazz, Electronic music, Experimental music

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Emma Shah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Emma Shah Classical music, Music of Asia, Arabic music

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Howard Levy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Howard Levy Rock music, Swing music, Latin American music