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
Björk Electronic dance music, Jazz, Tribal house

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

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

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Emilíana Torrini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Emilíana Torrini 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
Jón Jósep Snæbjörnsson Ballad, Rock music, Pop rock

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Jón Þór Birgisson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Jón Þór Birgisson 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
Kjartan Sveinsson Post-rock

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

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

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Bubbi Morthens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Bubbi Morthens 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
Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir Ballad, Pop music, Acoustic music

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Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir 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
Stafrænn Hákon 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
Selma Björnsdóttir 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
Ólafur Arnalds 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
Georg Hólm Post-rock

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Mínus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Mínus Noise rock, Alternative rock, Post-hardcore

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Atli Örvarsson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Atli Örvarsson Film score

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Sigurður Bragason is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Sigurður Bragason Classical music

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Svala is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Svala Pop music

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Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Bragi Ólafsson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Mugison is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Megas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Megas

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Sigridur Nielsdottir is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Lokbrá is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Lokbrá Rock music, Post-rock, Indie rock

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Barði Jóhannson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Barði Jóhannson

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Paul Oscar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Paul Oscar Pop music

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Herbert H. Ágústsson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Herbert H. Ágústsson

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KK is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
KK Folk music, Blues

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Thor Kristinsson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Thor Kristinsson Rock music

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Valgeir Sigurðsson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Valgeir Sigurðsson Soundtrack, Electronic music, Experimental music

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Jon Jonsson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Jon Jonsson Pop music, Blues

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Hafdís Huld is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Hafdís Huld Pop music

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Regína Ósk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Regína Ósk Pop music, Dance music, Jazz

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Olof Arnalds is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Olof Arnalds

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Jón Leifs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Jón Leifs

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Garðar Thór Cortes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Garðar Thór Cortes Classical music

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Einar Örn Benediktsson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland
Einar Örn Benediktsson Anarcho-punk, Electro, Experimental music

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Heimir Björgúlfsson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland

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Silvía Night is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Bands from Iceland