Music English Pop Music Bands List

Reference
6.1k views 518 items

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.
list ordered by

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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