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Balkan pop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good balkan pop bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top balkan pop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Balkan pop 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 balkan pop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest balkan pop bands of all time, since the most famous balkan pop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best balkan pop music.

You can click on the balkan pop band names to see more information about that particular notable balkan pop group. If they're near the top of the best balkan pop artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. Balkan pop is particularly popular in Southeastern Europe, so many of the bands come from there, but they may come from all over the world. All the top balkan pop bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the balkan pop band names themselves.

List features Balkanpop stars Zdravko Čolić, Elena Paparizou and more. Every time you vote for an item you think deserves to be at the top, that item can rank higher. Downvote the artists you like the least, like Zana or Eleftheria Arvanitaki. If you do like them, then vote them up.

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

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

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

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Dino Merlin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Kenan Podzic added Dino Merlin Pop rock

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Svetlana Ražnatović is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Sasha Trep Bojic added Svetlana Ražnatović Pop music, Turbo-folk, Folk music

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Zdravko Čolić is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Zdravko Čolić Pop-folk, Disco, Pop music

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Nedeljko Bajić Baja is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Nedeljko Bajić Baja Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Pop folk

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Goran Bregović is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
floryn-wagenaar added Goran Bregović Rock music, Folk music, World music

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Mile Kitić is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Mile Kitić Pop-folk, Turbo-folk, Balkan pop

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Elena Paparizou is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Elena Paparizou Laïko, Pop-folk, Pop music

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Lepa Brena is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Lepa Brena Pop-folk, Pop music, Balkan pop

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Sinan Sakić is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Sinan Sakić Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Folk music

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Dado Polumenta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Dado Polumenta Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Pop folk

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Brkovi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
TarzanWild added Brkovi

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Andrea is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Andrea Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Chalga

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Jana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Jana Turbo-folk, Balkan pop, Folk music

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Desi Slava is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Desi Slava Pop-folk, Pop music, Balkan pop

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Dara Bubamara is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Dara Bubamara Pop-folk, Pop music, Balkan pop

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Funky G is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Funky G Pop-folk, Balkan pop

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Dragan Kojić Keba is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Dragan Kojić Keba Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Folk music

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Adelina Ismajli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Adelina Ismajli Turbo-folk, Balkan pop

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Vesna Zmijanac is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Vesna Zmijanac Pop-folk, Pop music, Turbo-folk

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Ivana is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Ivana Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Pop folk

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Zana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Zana Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Siniša Vuco is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Siniša Vuco Pop-folk, Pop music, Turbo-folk

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Leonora Jakupi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Leonora Jakupi Balkan pop

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Greta Koci is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Greta Koci Balkan pop

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Haris Alexiou is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Haris Alexiou Laïko, Balkan pop, Folk music

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Sonia Nemska is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Sonia Nemska Balkan pop, Folk music

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Kelly Kelekidou is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Kelly Kelekidou Laïko, Pop-folk, Balkan pop

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Eleftheria Arvanitaki is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Eleftheria Arvanitaki Laïko, Pop music, Balkan pop

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The Weepies is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
The Weepies Indie, Pop music, Balkan pop

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Goga Sekulić is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Goga Sekulić Pop music, Turbo-folk, Balkan pop

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Steve Tannen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Steve Tannen Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Folk rock

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Бьянка is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
floryn-wagenaar added Бьянка

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Royal Wood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Royal Wood Pop music, Balkan pop, Pop folk

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Deb Talan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Deb Talan Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Indie folk

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All Stars Osvajači is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
All Stars Osvajači Pop music, Balkan pop, Rock music

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Backseat Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Backseat Goodbye Pop-folk, Pop music, Balkan pop

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Taberna Mylaensis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Taberna Mylaensis Balkan pop, Folk music, Italian folk music

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Luiz Ejlli is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Luiz Ejlli Pop-folk, Pop music, Balkan pop

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Zvonko Pantović is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Zvonko Pantović Glam metal, Balkan pop, Rock music

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Yıldız Tilbe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Yıldız Tilbe Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Pop folk

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Bruce Woodley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
Bruce Woodley Pop-folk, Balkan pop, Jazz

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X Darawish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
X Darawish Balkan pop, World fusion music, World music

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みなを is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Balkan Pop Groups/Singers
みなを Pop-folk, Pop music, Balkan pop