Bands/Musicians Famous Bands from Sweden

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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
Electro house, Alternative dance, House music

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Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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Yngwie Malmsteen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Glam metal, Progressive metal, Instrumental rock

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Cat Stevens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Synthpop, Sufi rock, Nasheed

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Agnetha Fältskog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Skiffle, Pop music, Rock music

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Anette Olzon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Melodic Rock, Pop music, Power metal

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The Field is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Intelligent dance music

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José González is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Folk music, Indie folk, Indie rock

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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
Tech house, Electro house, House music

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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Dan Swanö is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Doom metal, Progressive metal, Gothic rock

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Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
House music, Progressive house music

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Neneh Cherry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

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Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Tech house, Electro house, House music

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Mikkey Dee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Black metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal

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Michael Amott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal

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Daniel Gildenlöw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Progressive metal, Rock music, Progressive rock

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Axwell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Acid house, Deep house, Electro house

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Loreen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Pop music, Dance music, Trance music

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Andy McCoy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Garage rock

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John Norum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal

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Björn Gelotte is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Melodic death metal, Drum and bass, Alternative metal

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Basshunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Sweden
Euro-trance, Electro, Electronic dance music