Bands/Musicians Famous Bands from Iceland

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List famous Icelander bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Iceland come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Icelander bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Iceland. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Icelander musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

Bands on this list include Hera Hjartardóttir and Kristjón Daðason.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Iceland?" and "Which bands are popular in Iceland?"

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Björk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Electronic dance music, Jazz, Tribal house

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Sigur Rós is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Minimalist Post Rock

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Vladimir Ashkenazy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Classical music

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Emilíana Torrini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Indie pop, Pop music, Trip hop

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Hildur Gudnadóttir is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Jón Jósep Snæbjörnsson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Ballad, Rock music, Pop rock

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Jón Þór Birgisson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
World music, Post-rock, Baroque pop

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Sigurlaug Gísladóttir is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Sigurlaug Gísladóttir

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Kjartan Sveinsson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Post-rock

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Daníel Ágúst Haraldsson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Electronic music, House music

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Skúli Sverrisson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Jazz fusion, Jazz

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Bubbi Morthens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Rock music, Reggae, Blues

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Jóhann Jóhannsson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Hera is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Sjón is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Ballad, Pop music, Acoustic music

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Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Electronic dance music

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Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Stafrænn Hákon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Space rock, Electronic dance music, Post-rock

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Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Selma Björnsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Pop music, Soul music

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Orri Páll Dýrason is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Ólafur Arnalds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Indie, Psychedelia, Neo-psychedelia

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Lay Low is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Lay Low Rock music, Folk music, Alternative country

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Georg Hólm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Post-rock