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If you grew up in the mid-1960s through the early-1970s, it's highly likely that you became a fan of bubblegum pop. The genre, which targeted tweens and teens, had an upbeat sound and featured young men and women singing these catchy songs. Some might say that bubblegum pop was the precursor to boy bands and pop stars, and they wouldn't be wrong. Also, you wouldn't be wrong to say that the term teenybopper originated - or at least was conceived - during this time period. There was a brief resurgence with bubblegum pop music in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but those years saw boy bands and female pop stars rise to the top of the charts.

So, what are the best bubblegum pop groups and bubblegum pop singers? You'll see artists like ABBA, The Monkees, N'Sync, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera at or near the top of this list. These singers are associated with the music that tweens and teens listened to and primarily churned out hit singles instead of worrying about cohesive full length albums. Either way, there's a reason why bubblegum pop why has managed to return cyclically over the years, and should come as no surprise when the next batch of bubblegum pop stars top the charts.

That said, it's up to you to decide who is the best bubblegum pop group or bubblegum pop singer. If you notice that someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best bubblegum pop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest bubblegum pop 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 bubblegum pop bands that you might've heard of. (50 items)

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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
soshiheads added Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop - Bubblegum Pop, Teen Pop, Pop Music

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
MChi added Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

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Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Backstreet Boys Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

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The Monkees is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
The Monkees Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
bojanthebest added Spice Girls Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

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'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
'N Sync Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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The Archies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
GregerNordstrom added The Archies Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock and roll

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Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
rajatkumar2024322 added Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

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Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Hilary Duff Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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Sweet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Sindre added Sweet Glam rock, bubblegum pop - Glam rock, bubblegum pop, hard rock

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1910 Fruitgum Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
urmetaldj666 added 1910 Fruitgum Company Bubblegum pop

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Tiffany is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
antony-hayward added Tiffany Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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Little Mix is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
hellodalai added Little Mix Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music

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Aqua is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Aqua Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

The Greatest English Pop Singers

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Tommy James & the Shondells is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Tommy James & the Shondells Bubblegum pop, Rock music, Garage rock

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Mandy Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Mandy Moore Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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New Kids on the Block is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
New Kids on the Block Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

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Jessica Simpson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
MChi added Jessica Simpson Adult contemporary music, Country pop, Pop music

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The Ohio Express is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Ed Conley added The Ohio Express Pop music

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Hannah Montana is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
hellodalai added Hannah Montana Pop music

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S Club is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
ElizabethKistner added S Club Disco, Pop music, Dance-pop

The Best Concert Movies Streaming on Hulu

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Debbie Gibson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Debbie Gibson Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Disco

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One Direction is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
fullycasey added One Direction Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music

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urmetaldj666 added Middle of the Road

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Edison Lighthouse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Ed Conley added Edison Lighthouse Pop music, Middle of the road

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The Sweet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time

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Hanson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time

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98 Degrees is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
ElizabethKistner added 98 Degrees Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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Josie and the Pussycats is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Josie and the Pussycats Bubblegum pop, Pop music

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Aaron Carter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
ElizabethKistner added Aaron Carter Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

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Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
TheWelshGuy added Bananarama Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

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Jonas Brothers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Jonas Brothers Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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New Edition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
KevinAll-Star added New Edition Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, New Wave

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Steps is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
TheWelshGuy added Steps Pop music, Dance-pop, Europop

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Dollar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
TheWelshGuy added Dollar Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Hazell Dean is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
TheWelshGuy added Hazell Dean Pop music, Dance-pop, Hi-NRG

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Modern Talking is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
TheWelshGuy added Modern Talking Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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urmetaldj666 added J.bastos

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urmetaldj666 added Giorgio

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Brother Beyond is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
TheWelshGuy added Brother Beyond Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Sophisti-pop

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urmetaldj666 added Bubbles

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Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
Justin Bieber Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B

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Bucks Fizz is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
TheWelshGuy added Bucks Fizz

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urmetaldj666 added Alvin Stardust

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urmetaldj666 added Soulful Dynamics

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Bad Boys Blue is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
TheWelshGuy added Bad Boys Blue Pop music, Italo disco, Euro disco

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urmetaldj666 added Chris Andrews

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Lolly is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
holla added Lolly Pop music

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The Naked Brothers Band is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
The Naked Brothers Band Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

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Toy-Box is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bubblegum Pop Groups & Singers of All Time
jordan-anderson added Toy-Box Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Electronic music