Bands/Musicians The Best French Pop Groups/Artists  

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French pop music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good french pop music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top french pop music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. French pop music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all french pop music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest french pop music bands of all time, since the most famous french pop music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best french pop music music.

You can click on the french pop music band names to see more information about that particular notable french pop music group. If they're near the top of the best french pop music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top french pop music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the french pop music band names themselves.

List artists include Phoenix, Justice and more. Every time you vote for an item you like, or think deserves a top spot, that item has a better chance of making it to the top of the list. Not a fan of Josephine Baker or Charlotte Gainsbourg? Them vote them down!

All important, significant and iconic names in french pop music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new french pop music bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of french pop music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into french pop music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good french pop music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent french pop music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best french pop music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest french pop music musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular french pop music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
MobyWaller added Electronic music, House music, French house
2
37 21
Serge Gainsbourg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Adult contemporary music, Chanson, New Wave
3
33 22
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Synthpop, New Wave, French rock
4
11 3
Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Анна Каренян added Chanson, Pop music, Jazz
5
21 14
Joe Dassin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Chanson, French pop music
6
17 11
Barbara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Chanson, French pop music
7
8 3
Zaz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
nandothefoaz added Chanson, Jazz

French, pop, jazz styler, alternative

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26 22
Alizée is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Hip hop music, Chanson, Synthpop
9
19 15
Justice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica
10
16 12
Jacques Dutronc is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Chanson, French rock, Garage rock
11
8 5
Mylène Farmer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
benddan added Pop music, Rock music, Electronic dance music
12
15 13
Charlotte Gainsbourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Electro, Folk rock, French pop music
13
24 23
Anggun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music
14
7 6
Yelle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
benddan added Synthpop, Pop music, Electro
15
2 1
Didier Marouani is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Alex Gaginsky added Electronic music
16
2 1
Claudio Capeo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Анна Каренян added
17
8 8
Léo Ferré is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Chanson, French pop music
18
15 16
Alain Souchon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Chanson, Synthpop, New Wave
19
6 6
Michel Polnareff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
RogerRamos added
20
2 2
Hélène Ségara is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Анна Каренян added Ballad, Pop music
21
9 10
Véronique Sanson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Chanson, Pop rock, French pop music
22
10 12
Sébastien Tellier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
Downtempo, New Wave, Rhythm and blues
23
3 4
Michel Delpech is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
RogerRamos added Pop music
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3 4
Nino Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
RogerRamos added
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3 4
Christophe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best French Pop Groups/Artists
RogerRamos added Pop music