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
314 149
Momoland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
K-pop

2
250 113
Erasure is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

3
154 134
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music

4
66 50
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

5
82 66
La Roux is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

6
94 78
Halsey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
ashley-frangipane added Electropop, Synthpop

7
95 79
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

8
97 81
Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing

9
113 97
M83 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica

10
114 98
Marina & the Diamonds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

11
125 109
Owl City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, New Age

12
157 141
New Order is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

13
223 208
Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

14
75 60
Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

15
71 56
Foster the People is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Rock music

16
51 36
Chvrches is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
DeepBluePP added Synthpop, Electronic music

17
54 40
Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Tahula added Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

18
58 51
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
55 49
Cut Copy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk

21
22 13
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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
58 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