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Famous Bands from Sweden

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Updated November 5, 2019 183.7k views 802 items

A list of famous Swedish bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity. These popular bands from Sweden and Swedish musicians work in a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, and punk. These might not necessarily be the best Swedish bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Sweden. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Swedish musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

Swedish music has exploded in popularity since the dawn of digital music. Whether it's the garage rockers The Hives or the haunting folk sounds of Jose Gonzales or The Tallest Man on Earth, many Swedish singers and bands have found a wide audience in the United States. EDM DJ Avicii and pop singer Lykke Li, both Swedish, sit at the top of their respective genres in the international scene. This list below also contains everything else, from Martin Larsson to Kingqueen.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Sweden?" and "Which bands are popular in Sweden?"
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Avicii is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Yngwie Malmsteen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Cat Stevens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Agnetha Fältskog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Anette Olzon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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The Field is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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José Gonzá... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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The Tallest Man on Earth... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Anni-Frid Lyngstad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Dan Swanö is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Neneh Cherry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Mikkey Dee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Michael Amott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Daniel Gildenlöw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Axwell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Loreen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Andy McCoy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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John Norum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Björn Gelotte is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
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Basshunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden