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C-pop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. C-pop, or Chinese pop music is one of the most popular music genres in China today. This list of good c-pop 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 c-pop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. C-pop 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 c-pop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest c-pop bands of all time, since the most famous c-pop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best c-pop music, Chinese pop music.

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

This list contains C-pop boy bands and female singers like Vanness Wu and Valen Hsu. Vote for your favorite artists and downvote the ones you hate. Make sure to give artists you like (Vanness and Biddu, for example) votes.

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

The list includes all new c-pop 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 c-pop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into c-pop 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 c-pop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent c-pop bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best c-pop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest c-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 c-pop bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Zhang Li-Yin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best C-pop Groups/Artists
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Zhang Liyin, better known in South Korea as Jang Ri-in, is a Chinese singer active in China and South Korea, She is a member of the South Korean group S.M. The Ballad. Subject to much publicity, Zhang was nicknamed the "Chinese BoA" and the next leader of the Korean wave. She speaks both Mandarin, which is her first language, and fluent Korean, and has released singles in both China and South Korea, singing in both languages. Her official fanclub color is gold and her fanclub name is "Chocolate". Zhang has released only one studio album since her debut in 2006, but its singles carried a few top ten titles, such as "Timeless," which was a #1 hit, as well as "I Will". She is also the first ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): C-pop, Mandopop, Rhythm and blues, K-pop

Albums: I Will, Timeless

Nationality: China

Labels: Avex Trax, SM Entertainment

Career Began: Chengdu, China

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The Flowers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best C-pop Groups/Artists
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The Flowers, were a Chinese rock band formed in Beijing in 1998. The band consisted of Dà Zhāng Wěi, Shí Xǐngyŭ, Guō Yáng, and Wáng Wénbó. The Flowers recorded and released six studio albums before splitting up in 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): C-pop, Pop punk, Pop music, Mandopop, Boy band, + more

Labels: EMI, Gold Typhoon

Career Began: Beijing, China

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Vanness Wu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best C-pop Groups/Artists
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Vanness Wu is an American actor, singer, director, and producer. ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): C-pop, Hip hop music, Pop music, Pop rap, Dance music, + more

Albums: Vanness: In Between - New Songs & Greatest Hits, Body Will Sing, Different Man, No More Tears

Nationality: United States of America

Labels: Pony Canyon, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, SM Entertainment

Career Began: Taipei, Taiwan

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Coco Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best C-pop Groups/Artists
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Coco Lee is a Hong Kong-born American singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. Lee's career began in Hong Kong and then expanded to Taiwan. Her single, "Do You Want My Love" also entered the US music charts. Her first full-length English language album was Just No Other Way. As a Chinese American, Lee is the first and only person of Chinese ethnicity to perform at the Oscars; she performed the Best Original Song nominated, "A Love Before Time" from the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. ...more on Wikipedia

Albums: Exposed, Just No Other Way, Promise, Coco's Party, Sunny Day, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Labels: Sony 550 Music, Warner Music Group

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