The Best C-pop Groups/Artists

Over 200 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best C-pop Groups/Artists

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?"

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  • WayV
    Photo: SM Entertainment
    73 votes
    WayV is a Chinese boy band which serves as the fourth sub-unit and China-based unit of the South Korean boy band NCT managed by SM Entertainment's sub-label, Label V. Debuted on January 17, 2019, with their digital extended play The Vision, the group is composed of seven members: Kun, Ten, Winwin, Lucas, Xiaojun, Hendery, Yangyang. The group have released one studio album and two extended plays and made regular appearances on Billboard's world charts.
    • Genres (Music): K-pop, C-pop, Mandopop
  • 2
    61 votes
    Zhang Liyin (born February 28, 1989) is a Chinese singer and songwriter. At the time of her debut, 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. 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 foreign artist to win Best Newcomer award at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.
    • Genres (Music): C-pop, Mandopop, Rhythm and blues, K-pop
    • Albums: I Will, Timeless
    • Nationality: China
  • 3
    46 votes
    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.
    • Genres (Music): C-pop, Pop punk, Pop music, Mandopop, Boy band
  • Cherry Boom
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    47 votes
    Cherry Boom is an all-female Chinese alternative rock band formed by four students of Fu-Jen Catholic University, a university also previously attended by famous mando-pop singer Jolin Tsai and F.I.R. band vocalist Faye Zhan. In 2006, Cherry Boom released their debut album My Dear Prince. Later in 2007, they released their second album, Goody-Goody. The band disbanded after the release of their third album.
    • Genres (Music): C-pop, Mandopop, Pop rock, Alternative rock, Hard rock
    • Albums: 親愛的王子, Goody-Goody
  • 5
    37 votes
    Vanness Wu (simplified Chinese: 吴建豪; traditional Chinese: 吳建豪; pinyin: Wú Jiànháo; born August 7, 1978) is a Taiwanese-American actor, entertainer, singer, director, and producer. He is a member of the Taiwanese boyband F4 and the Korean Mandopop duo Kangta & Vanness.
    • Genres (Music): C-pop, Hip hop music, Pop music, Pop rap, Dance music
    • Albums: Vanness: In Between - New Songs & Greatest Hits, Body Will Sing, Different Man, No More Tears
    • Nationality: United States of America, Taiwan
  • 6
    38 votes
    Vic Chou (Chinese: 周渝民; pinyin: Zhōu Yúmín) is a Taiwanese actor and singer. He is a member of the Taiwanese boy band F4.
    • Genres (Music): C-pop, Pop music, Rock music, Mandopop
    • Albums: Remember, I Love You, I'm Not F4, Make a Wish
    • Nationality: Taiwan