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The Best Crossover Bands/Artists  

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Crossover artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good crossover 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 crossover bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Crossover 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 crossover bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest crossover bands of all time, since the most famous crossover artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best crossover music.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different artists like Eric Burdon and Josh Groban. You get to decide which ones are the "best" artists by voting for your favorites right on the list. Show your appreciation for artists like Charlotte Church or Summer Watson by voting for them.

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

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

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

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Babymetal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
kitsune added Heavy metal, J-pop, Hip hop music
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SteveHuff added Classical Crossover
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Blake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Classical music, Crossover
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Sarah Brightman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Rock music, Operatic pop, World music
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Tarja Turunen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop
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Rebecca Newman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
RossNixon added Crossover, Classical
Classical Crossover.
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Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Crossover
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alessandrapaonessa added
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Marc Almond is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

Pop, Classical,Glam Rock,Indie,Torch

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Katherine Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Operatic pop, Classical music, Crossover
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SteveHuff added Classical Cross-over
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The Texas Tenors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pam Andrew added Pop music, Operatic pop, Country
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Andrea Ross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pop music, Crossover
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Pete Missing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Electronic music, Industrial music, Noise music
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The Gothard Sisters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
PatrickMiranda added
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All Angels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Classical music
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Trafika Dżajant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Crossover
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Psy'Aviah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Electro-industrial, Electronic music, Electronic rock
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The Sweets of Sin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pop music, Classical music, Jazz
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Lisa Lee Dark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Adult contemporary music, New Age, Crossover
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Andrew Johnston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Crossover
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Elliot Minor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
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Thomas Otten is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
New Age music, Crossover
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Turetsky Choir is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
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Portland Cello Project is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists