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The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists 

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Updated November 21, 2019 9.3k votes 2k voters 163.7k views 78 items

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. 

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Erasure is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Momoland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Owl City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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MARINA is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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New Order is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Chvrches is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Halsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Foster the People is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Robyn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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M83 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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La Roux is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Passion Pit is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Cut Copy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Ladyhawke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
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Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists