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The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time  

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Here are the greatest trios in pop music history. While they have changed their lineups over the years, these famous pop groups are best known for being trios at some point in their career. From female trios, like Destiny's Child and HAIM, to older groups, like the Bee Gees and A-ha, here are the most popular trios in pop music history.

Vote up the best 3-piece pop bands, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Destiny's Child is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Destiny's Child was an American R&B girl group whose final, and perhaps most recognizable, line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams. Formed in 1990 in ...more
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TLC is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
TLC is an American girl group whose repertoire spans R&B, hip hop, pop, funk and new jack swing. TLC originally comprised singer Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, rapper Lisa "Left ...more
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Jonas Brothers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
The Jonas Brothers are an American rock band. Formed in 2005, they gained popularity from their appearances on the Disney Channel television network. They consist of three brothers: Kevin Jonas, ...more
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Bee Gees is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
The Bee Gees were a pop music group formed in 1958. The group's line-up consisted of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb. The trio were successful for most of their decades of recording ...more
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En Vogue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
En Vogue is an American R&B girl group whose original line-up consisted of Terry Ellis, Dawn Robinson, Cindy Herron, and Maxine Jones. Formed in Oakland, California, En Vogue members began ...more
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3LW is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
3LW was an American hip hop soul girl group that enjoyed a number of modest hits during the early 2000s. Its founding members were Adrienne Bailon, Kiely Williams, and Naturi Naughton. Jessica ...more
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Hanson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Hanson is an American pop rock band from Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, formed by brothers Isaac (guitar, bass, piano, vocals), Taylor (keyboards, piano, guitar, drums, vocals), and Zac (drums, ...more
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Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Bananarama are an English female pop music vocal group formed in London in 1979 by friends Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey and Keren Woodward. Their success on both pop and dance charts have earned ...more
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Rascal Flatts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Rascal Flatts is an American country pop/country rock music group formed in Columbus, Ohio in 1999. The band is composed of Gary LeVox and second cousins Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney. ...more
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Wilson Phillips is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Wilson Phillips is an American vocal group consisting of Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Chynna Phillips, the daughters, respectively, of Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys and John and Michelle ...more
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The Script is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
The Script are an Irish pop rock band formed in 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist/pianist Danny O'Donoghue, vocalist/guitarist Mark Sheehan, and drummer Glen Power. Based in London after ...more
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The Pointer Sisters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B recording girl group from Oakland, California, that achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s. Spanning over three decades, their ...more
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Atomic Kitten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Atomic Kitten is an English pop girl group formed in Liverpool in 1998 whose current members are Liz McClarnon, Natasha Hamilton, and Kerry Katona. The group was formed by Orchestral Manoeuvres ...more
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A-ha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
A-ha is a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982. The band was founded by Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar-Savoy. The group initially rose to fame during the mid-1980s after ...more
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Clean Bandit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Clean Bandit are a British electronic group founded in Cambridge, England in 2009. The group consists of Jack Patterson, Luke Patterson, Grace Chatto, and Neil Amin-Smith. Their 2010 single ...more
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LANY is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
LANY
LANY (stylized in all caps, an acronym for "Los Angeles New York") is an American indie pop band from Los Angeles, formed in 2014. The band consists of Paul Jason Klein, Charles Leslie ...more
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Years & Years is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Years & Years is a British synth-pop band, founded in London, United Kingdom. The band consists of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen. Years & Years' music has been ...more
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AJR is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
AJR is an American indie pop band composed of multi-instrumentalist brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan Met. The band is a DIY pop group who write, produce and mix their own material in the living room ...more
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The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
The Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie. Originally an alternative hip hop group, they subsequently added R&B, ...more
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McClain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
McClain
McClain (formerly 3McClainGirls and McClain Sisters) is an American pop and R&B girl group. Formed in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, in 2004, the group consists of sisters China Anne ...more
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OMG Girlz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
OMG Girlz
OMG was an American teenage girl group, formerly known as The OMG Girlz. Formed in 2009, by Tameka "Tiny" Cottle, Kiesha Miles and Rach, the Atlanta-based girl group performed publicly ...more
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EXO-CBX is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Exo-CBX is the first official sub-unit of South Korean boy group Exo. Formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2016, the group is composed of three Exo members: Chen, Baekhyun, and Xiumin. Their debut ...more
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LFO is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Lyte Funkie Ones (LFO) was an American pop and hip hop band consisting of vocalists Devin Lima (born Harold Lima; March 18, 1977 – November 21, 2018, age 41), Brad Fischetti (born September 11, ...more
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Pandora is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Pandora
Pandora are a female Mexican singing trio. The original line-up consisted of sisters Isabel Lascurain and Mayte Lascurain and their cousin Fernanda Meade.
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Half Alive is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pop Music Trios Of All Time
Half Alive (stylized as half•alive) is an American band from Long Beach, California. The band was formed in 2016 and consists of lead singer Josh Taylor, drummer Brett Kramer and bassist J Tyler ...more