Soul English Soul Bands List

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List of English soul music bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as soul 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 soul music 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 soul 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.

Adele and Amy Winehouse are included in this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular soul music bands from England?" and "Which soul music bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Adele is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Soul Bands List
Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

2
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Soul Bands List
Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

3
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Soul Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

4
Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music

5
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Soul Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

6
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Soul Bands List
Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

7
Seal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Soul Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, House music

8
Eric Burdon & the Animals is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues

9
Massive Attack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Soundtrack, Alternative hip hop

10
Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Soul Bands List

11
Paul Weller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

12
Fine Young Cannibals is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Soul Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

13
Spandau Ballet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, New Wave

14
Natasha Bedingfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, Pop music

15
Rita Ora is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Soul Bands List
Neo soul, Rock music, Hip Hop

16
Take That is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Soul Bands List
Ballad, Synthpop, Pop music

17
Simply Red is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

18
The Small Faces is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Soul Bands List
British Invasion, Classic rock, Pop music

19
Jamiroquai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Soul Bands List
Pop punk, Alternative hip hop, Ballad

20
LTJ Bukem is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Soul Bands List
Downtempo, Breakbeat, Drum and bass

21
Jay Sean is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Soul Bands List
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

22
Ben Drew is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

23
Beth Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Soul Bands List
Trip hop, Folk music, Electronic dance music

24
Noisettes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Soul Bands List
Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music

25
Craig David is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Bassline, Pop music

26
All Saints is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list English Soul Bands List
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Girl group

27
Incognito is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list English Soul Bands List
Nu jazz, Jazz-funk, Pop music

28
Cilla Black is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list English Soul Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Merseybeat

29
The Christians is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list English Soul Bands List
Sophisti-pop, Pop rock, Soul music

30
Sugababes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list English Soul Bands List
Girl group, Urban contemporary, Synthpop

31
Gabrielle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list English Soul Bands List
Urban contemporary, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

32
Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list English Soul Bands List
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

33
Floetry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Spoken Word Soul, Neo soul

34
James Morrison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul

35
Topper Headon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list English Soul Bands List
Rock music, Reggae, Rhythm and blues

36
Dexys Midnight Runners is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list English Soul Bands List
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

37
James Blake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list English Soul Bands List
Dubstep, Electronic music, UK Garage

38
Aqualung is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list English Soul Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

39
Loose Ends is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list English Soul Bands List
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

40
Imagination is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list English Soul Bands List
Disco, Pop music, Electro

41
Maxine Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list English Soul Bands List
Disco, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

42
JoBoxers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list English Soul Bands List
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

43
The Foundations is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list English Soul Bands List
Pop music, Soul music

44
The Rumble Strips is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list English Soul Bands List
Indie pop, Pop music, Ska

45
Spacek is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

46
Secret Affair is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list English Soul Bands List
Rhythm and blues, Power pop, Mod revival

47
Voices With Soul is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list English Soul Bands List
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

48
Gareth Gates is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list English Soul Bands List
Pop music, Soul music

49
Estelle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

50
52nd Street is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list English Soul Bands List
Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music