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List of English pop bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as pop music solo artists from England are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great English music that you've never heard before. The pop bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in England. If you think the best English pop music band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List is made up of bands like Paul McCartney and David Bowie.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular pop bands from England?" and "Which pop bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Paul McCartney Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
The Beatles Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Adele is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Adele Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Amy Winehouse Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

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The Who is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
The Who Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

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Queen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Queen Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Elton John Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Rod Stewart New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Phil Collins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Phil Collins Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

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Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Fleetwood Mac Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Ringo Starr is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Ringo Starr Pop music, Rock music, World music

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Mumford & Sons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Mumford & Sons Pop music, Folk rock, Pop rock

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Duran Duran is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Duran Duran Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Dusty Springfield Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music

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George Michael is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

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The Kinks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
The Kinks Music hall, Pop music, Rock music

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Blur is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Blur Indie pop, Shoegazing, Pop music

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Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Fatboy Slim Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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Yusuf Islam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Yusuf Islam Synthpop, Sufi rock, Nasheed

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Seal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Seal Adult contemporary music, Pop music, House music

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Electric Light Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Electric Light Orchestra Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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One Direction is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
One Direction Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music

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Supertramp is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Supertramp New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Keith Moon Skiffle, Pop music, Rock music

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Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Gorillaz Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Eurythmics Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Lily Allen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Lily Allen Indie pop, Synthpop, 2 Tone

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John Entwistle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
John Entwistle Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Chris Martin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Chris Martin Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list English Pop Music Bands List

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Wings is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Wings Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Ray Davies is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Ray Davies Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Tears for Fears is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Tears for Fears Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Alison Moyet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Alison Moyet Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Madness is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Madness New Wave, 2 Tone, Pop music

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Cheryl Cole is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Cheryl Cole Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Spice Girls Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

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Spandau Ballet is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Spandau Ballet Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, New Wave

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WHAM! is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
WHAM! Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, New Wave

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Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Bananarama Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

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Natasha Bedingfield is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Natasha Bedingfield Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, Pop music

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Cliff Richard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Cliff Richard Skiffle, Christian music, Pop music

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Mike Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Mike Oldfield Synthpop, Rock music, World music

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The Kooks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
The Kooks Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music

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David Gray is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
David Gray Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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Chris Rea is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
Chris Rea Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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UB40 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list English Pop Music Bands List
UB40 Pop music, Ska, Reggae