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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216 130
Pet Shop Boys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

2
112 70
Erasure is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

3
135 91
New Order is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

4
127 85
Kraftwerk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music

5
101 65
Marina & the Diamonds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

6
45 18
Chvrches is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
DeepBluePP added Synthpop, Electronic music

7
91 58
M83 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica

8
85 53
Halsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
ashley-frangipane added Electropop, Synthpop

9
91 59
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

10
73 45
Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

11
115 87
Owl City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, New Age

12
94 73
Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing

13
78 58
La Roux is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

14
62 43
Robyn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

15
67 48
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
Röyksopp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Tahula added Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

17
54 43
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
jay-g-_patches_ added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

18
19 8
Zedd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

19
54 46
Cut Copy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk

20
51 43
Lykke Li is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

21
71 65
Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Progressive music, Synthpop, New Wave

22
20 11
Tegan and Sara is listed (or ranked) 22 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

23
55 51
Passion Pit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

24
46 43
The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music

25
36 33
Miike Snow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Psychedelic pop

26
7 1
The 1975 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
bin added Indie pop, Nu gaze, Alternative rock

27
19 15
The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Electro House, Future Bass, Trap

28
14 11
Capital Cities is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

29
18 16
Icona Pop is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Pop music, Electro house

30
43 46
Hot Chip is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Neo soul

31
36 39
Hurts is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Hi-NRG

32
30 32
The Ting Tings is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

33
4 1
Tove Lo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Vy Nguyễn added Electropop,

34
27 29
Everything but the Girl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Lounge music, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music

35
3 0
Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

36
61 72
Kylie Minogue is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

37
25 28
Ladyhawke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, Indie rock

38
12 12
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

39
2 0
Charli XCX is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

40
2 0
Fischerspooner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Electro, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

41
34 40
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DominicFriesen added Electropop

42
2 1
MIA is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added

43
1 0
Austra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

44
1 0
Santigold is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

45
1 0
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 0
Little Dragon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Stef9261988 added Nu jazz, Downtempo, Synthpop

47
3 3
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DjTizzer added Electro Dance Pop Trance

48
5 6
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
MarioArley added

49
22 29
Little Boots is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Italo disco, Dance-pop

50
22 29
The Naked and Famous is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Electro Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Shoegazing