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The Best Mbalax Bands/Artists  

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Mbalax artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good mbalax bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top mbalax bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Mbalax groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all mbalax bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest mbalax bands of all time, since the most famous mbalax artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best mbalax music.

You can click on the mbalax band names to see more information about that particular notable mbalax group. If they're near the top of the best mbalax artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top mbalax bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the mbalax band names themselves.

List artists include Youssou N'Dour, Ismaël Lô and many more. Vote for the best artists on the list to see them rise to the top. Always vote for things like Thione Seck or Yandé Codou Sène if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in mbalax music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new mbalax bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of mbalax, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into mbalax music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good mbalax bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent mbalax bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best mbalax bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest mbalax musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular mbalax bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Youssou N'Dour is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mbalax Bands/Artists
Ismaël Lô is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mbalax Bands/Artists
Mbalax, Worldbeat, World music
Thione Seck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mbalax Bands/Artists
Thione Seck Mbalax
Coumba Gawlo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mbalax Bands/Artists
Coumba Gawlo Mbalax, Pop music, Folk music
Etoile De Dakar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mbalax Bands/Artists
Etoile De Dakar