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The Best Dance Bands/Artists  

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

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

List artists range from Britney Spears to Miley Cyrus. Help out your favorites on this list by upvoting them. If you're a fan of Rihanna or Katy Perry, make sure you give them some love.

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

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

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

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music
2
Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave
3
Robbie Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Swing music, Rock music
4
Scatman John is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Jazz rap, Pop music, House music
5
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Tech house, Electro house, House music
6
Benassi Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Tech house, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music
7
Lucky Star is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Pop music, House music, Dance music
8
Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop
9
Basement Jaxx is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Deep house, Tech house, Electronic music
10
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music
11
Lords of Acid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Acid house, Electronic body music, Rave music
12
Perfume is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Electronic music
13
Bizarre Inc. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Rave music, Electronic music
14
September is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Synthpop, Disco, Pop music
15
JX is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Electronic music, Dance music, Eurodance
16
Zee Asha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
New Wave, Pop music, Dance music
17
The Time is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Minneapolis sound
18
Naim Popal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Ghazal, Pop music, Dance music
19
Neil Tennant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Synthpop, Alternative dance, Electronic dance music
20
Alcazar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Disco, Pop music, Electronic music
21
Everything but the Girl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Lounge music, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music
22
Basshunter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Euro-trance, Electro, Electronic dance music
23
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music
24
Parachute Club is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
Pop music, Dance music, Soft rock
25
Big Audio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dance Bands/Artists
New Wave, Rock music, Alternative dance