Bands/Musicians French Chanson Bands List

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List of French Chanson bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Chanson solo artists from France are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great French music that you've never heard before. The Chanson bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in France. If you think the best French Chanson 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 bands include Charles Aznavour, Alizée and many more.

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

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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Charles Aznavour Chanson, Pop music, Jazz

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Alizée is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Alizée Hip hop music, Chanson, Synthpop

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Serge Gainsbourg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Serge Gainsbourg Adult contemporary music, Chanson, New Wave

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Barbara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Barbara Chanson, French pop music

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Renaud Séchan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Renaud Séchan Chanson, Pop music, Rock music

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Alain Souchon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Alain Souchon Chanson, Synthpop, New Wave

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Georges Garvarentz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Georges Garvarentz Chanson, Pop music, Film score

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Priscilla is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Priscilla Chanson, Pop music, Rock music

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Matthieu Chedid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Matthieu Chedid Chanson, Rock music, Funk

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Coralie Clément is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Coralie Clément Chanson, French pop music, Bossa nova

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Dominique A is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Dominique A Chanson, Acoustic music, Indie rock

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Bénabar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Bénabar Chanson

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Les Rita Mitsouko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Les Rita Mitsouko Chanson, New Wave, Pop rock

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Princes Chameaux is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Princes Chameaux Chanson, Punk rock, Indie rock

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Jason Kouchak is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list French Chanson Bands List
Stefan 1977 added Jason Kouchak Chanson, New Age music, Classical music