Bands/Musicians English Pop Rock Bands List

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List of English pop rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as pop rock 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 rock 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 rock 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 rock bands from England?" and "Which pop rock 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 Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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

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

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

5
Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

6
Adele is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

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

8
Elton John is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

9
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

10
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

11
Phil Collins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

12
The Police is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
New Wave, 2 Tone, Ska punk

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

14
Genesis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock

15
Kate Bush is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Pop rock, Alternative rock

16
Yes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Rock music, Experimental rock, Pop rock

17
Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock

18
Mumford & Sons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Pop music, Folk rock, Pop rock

19
Duran Duran is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

20
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

21
Asia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Rock music, Arena rock, Pop rock

22
The Kinks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Music hall, Pop music, Rock music

23
Roger Daltrey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

24
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

25
Cat Stevens is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Sufi rock, Nasheed

26
Electric Light Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

27
One Direction is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music

28
Supertramp is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

29
Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Skiffle, Pop music, Rock music

30
America is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Classic rock, Rock music, Folk rock

31
Eurythmics is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

32
Lily Allen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Indie pop, Synthpop, 2 Tone

33
John Entwistle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

34
Uriah Heep is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Pop rock, Progressive rock

35
Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List

36
Wings is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

37
Ray Davies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

38
Paul Weller is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

39
Tears for Fears is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

40
Marillion is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Pop rock

41
A Flock of Seagulls is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

42
Alison Moyet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

43
Fine Young Cannibals is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

44
Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

45
Spandau Ballet is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, New Wave

46
Natasha Bedingfield is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, Pop music

47
Cliff Richard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Skiffle, Christian music, Pop music

48
Jon Anderson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Skiffle, New Age, New Age music

49
The Kooks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music

50
Chris Rea is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list English Pop Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music