List of Famous Bands from Christchurch

List of Christchurch bands, listed by their level of fame. This Christchurch musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Christchurch bands are included, as well as many Christchurch musicians of underground status. This list of Christchurch musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Christchurch bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

A list made up of bands like Hayley Westenra and Anika Moa.

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  • Hayley Westenra
    Pop music, Operatic pop, Classical music
    • Albums: Treasure, Odyssey, Pure (Special Australian Edition), Paradiso, Hayley Westenra
    Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987) is a New Zealand singer, classical crossover artist, songwriter, and UNICEF Ambassador. Her first internationally released album, Pure, reached No. 1 on the ...more
  • Anika Moa
    Pop music
    • Albums: Thinking Room, Stolen Hill, In Swings the Tide, Love in Motion
    Anika Rose Moa (born 21 May 1980) is a New Zealand recording artist and television presenter. After signing to Atlantic Records in the United States she released her debut album Thinking Room in ...more
  • Max Merritt
    Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music
    • Albums: Max Merritt and the Meteors
    Max Merritt (born Maxwell James Merritt, 30 April 1941 in Christchurch, New Zealand) is a New Zealand-born singer-songwriter and guitarist who is renowned as an interpreter of soul music and R&B. As ...more
  • Bic Runga
    Popular music, Pop music, Traditional music
    • Albums: Beautiful Collision, Birds, Anthology, Birds (Special Edition), Bursting Through
    Briolette Kah Bic Runga (born 13 January 1976), recording as Bic Runga, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist pop artist. Her first three studio albums debuted at number one ...more
  • Michael David Rudd (born 15 June 1945) is a New Zealand-born musician and composer who has been based in Australia since the late 1960s, and who was the leader of Australian progressive rock bands ...more
  • Scribe
    Hip hop music, Rap music
    • Albums: The Crusader, Rhyme Book, Not Many - The Remix! / Stand Up, My Sh*t, Not Many
    Malo Ioane Luafutu, also called Jeshua Ioane Luafutu (born on 29 May 1979), and better known by his stage name Scribe, is a New Zealand hip hop rapper and recording artist of Samoan descent. His ...more