Bands/Musicians The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists  

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Happy hardcore artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good happy hardcore 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 happy hardcore bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Happy hardcore 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 happy hardcore bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest happy hardcore bands of all time, since the most famous happy hardcore artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best happy hardcore music.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, including Scooter and DJ Sharpnel. Downvote your least favorite artists to see them go down to the bottom of the list where no one will ever see them. The list has artists like Four Year Strong and H. P. Baxxter so that you have plenty of stuff to vote for.

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

The list includes all new happy hardcore 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 happy hardcore, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into happy hardcore 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 happy hardcore bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent happy hardcore bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best happy hardcore bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest happy hardcore 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 happy hardcore bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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S3RL is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
glitterfied2009 added

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Force & Styles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Happy hardcore

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Scooter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Euro-trance, Rock music, Rave music

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DJ Paul Elstak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Eurodance

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Vibes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Rave music, Happy hardcore, Electronica

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QFX is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Rave music, Happy hardcore, Dance music

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Darren Mew is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
UK hardcore, Electronic dance music, Happy hardcore

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Party Animals is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Happy hardcore, Mainstream hardcore

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Blümchen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Pop music, Happy hardcore, Dance music

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DJ Sharpnel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Rave music, Freeform hardcore, Happy hardcore

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Mental Theo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
rebelparkrecords added

UK HARDCORE DJ Mental theo aka Theo Nabuurs started his dj career in the early days at a Balearic island called Majorca, a nice island in the Mediterranean sea. Theo was mostly playing for British & Scandinavian tourist and house & italo was in those days the ruling sound. At a reunion party he met Ramon Roelofs and The started a duo DJ act and success came a few years later as Charly Lownoise & Mental Theo together they scored 11 top 10 hits all over Europe. Theo was working for Arcade records at that time and developed the Dance compilation Thunderdome. One of worlds best selling Hardcore compilation in the 90’s. In the years after Theo traveled all over the world for performing at worlds biggest raves and events.

In 1998 Theo made a career switch and became a TV host for MTV & TMF in Europe. With daily shows and exclusive TV & travel specials all over the world. Not much later the success brought him to the big commercial TV station in Europe like RTL, Veronica & SBS6 2000 Crazy as Theo was he wanted his own professional car racing team and build a great team with 4 race cars together with Equipe Verschuur. The hospitality was off course a mobile dance club with go go girls and loud music. After several big crashes he decided to stop and decided to concentrate on his music again.

Mental Theo at SLAMFM Radio
It was 2005 that Theo was asked for a prime time radio show at Hollands hottest dance radio station. Daily Theo presented a prime time radio with the best dance club & RnB songs. Music was always the most important drive for Theo and producing was his biggest hobby, so it was no surprise that Theo scored in 2006 a big NR 1 hit in the UK with Basshunter, the song is called now your gone and hold the NR 1 position in the UK for 5 weeks. The rest off the world followed with NR 1 hits in the USA, Australia and many more countries. Today Theo is focusing on Rebelpark Records and his booking & marketing companies. He wrote a biography with the message, enjoy life and never give up.

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Mark Breeze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
UK hardcore, Happy hardcore

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Marusha is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Happy hardcore, Breakbeat, Eurodance

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Chris Grayston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Happy hardcore, Breakbeat

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Nightcore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists

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D- Block & S- Te- Fan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Hardstyle, Happy hardcore, Hard dance

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CLSM is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Electronic music, Hard trance, Happy hardcore

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Ultrabeat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
Vocal trance, Electronic music, House music

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Paul Clarke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
UK hardcore, Happy hardcore

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Imperio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
House music, Hi-NRG, Happy hardcore

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Grant Nelson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
UK Garage, House music, Happy hardcore

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Micky Modelle vs. Jessy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists

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Nanobii is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
EggDaddy added

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jun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists

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Mark Slammer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Happy Hardcore Groups/Artists
UK hardcore, Happy hardcore