Bands/Musicians 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
2
272 413
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SteveHuff added Classical Crossover
3
263 405
Blake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Classical music, Crossover
4
178 274
Sarah Brightman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Rock music, Operatic pop, World music
5
191 322
Tarja Turunen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop
6
192 340
Rebecca Newman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
RossNixon added Crossover, Classical
Classical Crossover.
7
138 272
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alessandrapaonessa added
8
1,977 4,302
Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Crossover
9
73 178
Katherine Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Operatic pop, Classical music, Crossover
10
50 130
The Texas Tenors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pam Andrew added Pop music, Operatic pop, Country
11
69 174
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SteveHuff added Classical Cross-over
12
48 128
All Angels is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Classical music
13
33 96
Charlotte Church is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Indie pop, Pop music, Operatic pop
14
44 121
Alfie Boe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Operatic pop, Crossover
15
27 84
Giorgia Fumanti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Operatic pop, Crossover
16
55 149
Grace Bawden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Operatic pop, Crossover
17
59 159
Anastasiya Petryk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
DavidR.Williams added Pop music
18
30 93
Trans-Siberian Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Progressive metal, Rock music, Classical music
19
25 81
EScala is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pop music, Classical music, Crossover
20
10 42
Amelia Brightman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Pop music, Crossover
21
13 51
Bond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Crossover
22
25 83
Camilla Kerslake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Operatic pop, Crossover
23
36 110
Faryl Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
Classical music, Crossover
24
18 67
Yanni is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Crossover Bands/Artists
New Age music, Contemporary classical music, Instrumental
25
29 96
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BellaGello added
Classical Crossover