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Famous Bands from Norway

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

Anita Skorgan and Tone Damli Aaberge are only the beginning of the bands on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Norway?" and "Which bands are popular in Norway?"
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Liv Kristine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Industrial metal, Viking metal, Gothic metal
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Anni-Frid Lyngstad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Disco, Pop music, Rock music
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Edvard Grieg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Incidental music, Art song, Chamber music
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Vibeke Stene is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Doom metal, Gothic metal, Symphonic metal
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Marion Raven is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Pop punk, Adult album alternative, Pop-folk
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Morten Harket is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
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Terje Rypdal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Rock music, Third stream, Jazz
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John Norum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal
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Marit Larsen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Pop-folk, Pop music, Folk music
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Euronymous is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Thrash metal, Black metal, Death metal
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Sissel Kyrkjebø is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Pop music, Folk music, Operatic pop
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Sigurd Wongraven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Black metal, Folk metal, Ambient music
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Lars Eric Si is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Lars Eric Si Progressive metal, Industrial metal, Melodic death metal
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Frost is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Black metal, Death metal
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Magne Furuholmen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
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I.C.S. Vortex is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Doom metal, Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal
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Carmen Elise Espenæs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Gothic metal, Folk metal, Symphonic metal
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Maria Mena is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music
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Sondre Lerche is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Pop music, Folk music, Jazz
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Tom Cato Visnes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Doom metal, Black metal, Heavy metal
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Leif Ove Andsnes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Classical music
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Lene Marlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Pop music, Acoustic music
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Bjørn Johan Muri is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Bjørn Johan Muri Pop music
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Paul Waaktaar-Savoy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
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Ihsahn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Norway
Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Technical death metal