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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1
373 169
Erasure is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music
2
399 276
Momoland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
K-pop
3
229 273
Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
4
65 73
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
jay-g-_patches_ added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music
5
39 41
Miike Snow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Psychedelic pop
6
95 110
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
7
56 62
Cut Copy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk
8
116 136
MARINA is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
9
60 67
Passion Pit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
10
77 88
Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop
11
51 56
The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music
12
81 93
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave
13
158 188
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music
14
98 114
Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing
15
85 98
La Roux is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
16
162 193
New Order is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music
17
55 61
Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music
18
102 119
Halsey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
ashley-frangipane added Electropop, Synthpop, Indie pop
19
59 66
Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Tahula added Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop
20
29 29
The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Electro House, Future Bass, Trap
21
131 155
Owl City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, New Age
22
118 139
M83 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica
23
71 81
Foster the People is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Rock music
24
71 81
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music
25
20 18
Tegan and Sara is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Dmic1988 added Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie
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