Bands/Musicians The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists  

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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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list ordered by
1
336 161
Erasure is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music
2
392 240
Momoland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
K-pop
3
85 82
La Roux is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
4
158 163
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music
5
130 133
Owl City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, New Age
6
225 239
Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
7
56 51
Cut Copy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk
8
100 100
Halsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
ashley-frangipane added Electropop, Synthpop
9
161 168
New Order is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music
10
55 50
Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music
11
116 118
MARINA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
12
116 118
M83 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica
13
98 98
Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing
14
63 59
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
jay-g-_patches_ added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music
15
80 78
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave
16
71 68
Foster the People is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Rock music
17
27 19
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house
18
95 95
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
19
69 66
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music
20
77 75
Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop
21
60 56
Passion Pit is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
22
51 46
Chvrches is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
DeepBluePP added Synthpop, Electronic music
23
58 54
Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Tahula added Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop
24
50 47
The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music
25
27 22
The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Electro House, Future Bass, Trap