Bands/Musicians The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists  

Reference
6.3k votes 1.3k voters 155.3k views 76 items
We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, Ranker may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

Recently, electropop has literally popped up everywhere. Though the genre was established in the 1980s, electropop started becoming popular in the 2000s. Defined as a form of electronic music that incorporates synthesizers into its sound, electropop bands were initially labeled as being cold and robotic by critics, but ultimately electropop artists had the last laugh, as with synth pop, the songs eventually became wildly popular. It's influence can be heard anywhere on modern pop radio, and can't be confused with electronic dance music, though may feel inclined to do so.

So, what are the best electro pop bands? Any list of electropop bands and artists has to include the likes of Kraftwerk, New Order, Owl City, Chvrches, Pet Shop Boys, M83 and Lykke Li. These electropop artists are widely known as being the best in the genre and with good reason. Their songs are known by even the most casual of electropop fans and they're catchy and fun, aka the hallmarks of a good pop song. 

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best electropop bands. If you notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best electropop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest electropop 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 electropop bands that you might've heard of. 

list ordered by

1
240 99
Momoland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
K-pop

2
211 84
Erasure is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

3
74 58
Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

4
91 75
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

5
95 79
Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing

6
96 80
M83 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica

7
106 90
Marina & the Diamonds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

8
222 205
Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

9
120 104
Owl City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, New Age

10
131 115
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music

11
140 124
New Order is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

12
49 34
Chvrches is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
DeepBluePP added Synthpop, Electronic music

13
64 49
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

14
70 55
Foster the People is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Rock music

15
78 63
La Roux is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

16
91 76
Halsey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
ashley-frangipane added Electropop, Synthpop

17
53 40
Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Tahula added Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

18
57 50
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
jay-g-_patches_ added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

19
75 70
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

20
22 13
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

21
55 49
Cut Copy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk

22
52 46
Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

23
57 54
Passion Pit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

24
20 14
Tegan and Sara is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Dmic1988 added Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie - Most underrated band in 2016! Watch them blow up this year

25
48 46
The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music