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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98 25
Momoland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
K-pop

2
140 72
Erasure is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

3
218 153
Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

4
136 97
New Order is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

5
94 61
M83 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica

6
102 68
Marina & the Diamonds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

7
45 19
Chvrches is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
DeepBluePP added Synthpop, Electronic music

8
128 91
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music

9
86 55
Halsey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
ashley-frangipane added Electropop, Synthpop

10
91 60
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

11
73 46
Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

12
116 88
Owl City is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, New Age

13
94 74
Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing

14
78 59
La Roux is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

15
62 44
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

16
67 50
Foster the People is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Rock music

17
51 37
Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Tahula added Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

18
55 44
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
55 47
Cut Copy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk

20
19 9
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

21
72 66
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

22
51 44
Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

23
57 52
Passion Pit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

24
20 12
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 44
The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music

26
38 34
Miike Snow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Psychedelic pop

27
20 16
The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Electro House, Future Bass, Trap

28
7 2
The 1975 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
bin added Indie pop, Nu gaze, Alternative rock

29
14 12
Capital Cities is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

30
43 47
Hot Chip is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Neo soul

31
18 17
Icona Pop is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Pop music, Electro house

32
37 40
Hurts is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Hi-NRG

33
5 2
Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

34
30 33
The Ting Tings is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

35
62 73
Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

36
27 30
Everything but the Girl is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Lounge music, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music

37
13 13
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

38
4 2
Tove Lo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Vy Nguyễn added Electropop,

39
3 1
Charli XCX is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

40
25 29
Ladyhawke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indie rock

41
34 41
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DominicFriesen added Electropop

42
3 2
MIA is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added

43
2 1
Fischerspooner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Electro, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

44
2 1
Little Dragon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Nu jazz, Downtempo, Synthpop

45
1 1
AlunaGeorge is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Pop music, Electronic music, Contemporary R&B

46
1 1
Santigold is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

47
1 1
Austra is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

48
3 4
Ranker Video
DjTizzer added

Electro Dance Pop Trance

49
5 7
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added

50
22 30
Little Boots is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Italo disco, Dance-pop