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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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Erasure is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music
2
Momoland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
K-pop
3
Munich Syndrome is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
SSounds added Electro pop
4
Chvrches is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
DeepBluePP added Synthpop, Electronic music
5
The Naked and Famous is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Shoegazing
6
Capital Cities is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
7
MARINA is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
8
Tegan and Sara is listed (or ranked) 8 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
9
Foster the People is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Rock music
10
Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Tahula added Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop
11
M83 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica
12
The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music
13
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music
14
New Order is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music
15
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
16
Hurts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Hi-NRG
17
MIA is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added
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Owl City is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, New Age
19
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music
20
Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop
21
Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
22
Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing
23
Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music
24
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
House, Pop
25
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Electro house, Future bass