Bands/Musicians The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists  

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

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

This list includes New Order, Kylie Minogue and more. Vote for the best artists on the list to see them rise to the top. The fun of voting on multiple artists is that you get to make choices like "do I like Gioia Bruno more than Donna Summer?"

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

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

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

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TheWelshGuy added Dollar Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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Laura Branigan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Laura Branigan Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Bananarama Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

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Divine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Divine

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TheWelshGuy added Fancy Synthpop, Italo disco, Euro disco

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C.C.Catch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added C.C.Catch Synthpop, Disco, Pop music

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Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Dead or Alive Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

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Kim Wilde is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Kim Wilde Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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TheWelshGuy added Marc Almond Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Hazell Dean is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Hazell Dean Pop music, Dance-pop, Hi-NRG

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Visage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Visage Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

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Sinitta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Sinitta Pop music, Dance-pop, House music

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TheWelshGuy added Sandra Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Amanda Lear is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Amanda Lear New Wave, Disco, Pop music

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TheWelshGuy added Ryan Paris Italo disco, Pop rock

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Samantha Fox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Samantha Fox Eurobeat, Pop music, Dance-pop

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Stacey Q is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Stacey Q Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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TheWelshGuy added Desireless Synthpop, Pop music, Euro disco

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Taffy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Taffy Disco, Italo disco, Hi-NRG

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TheWelshGuy added Mandy Smith Pop music

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Kelly Marie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Kelly Marie Disco, Pop music, Hi-NRG

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TheWelshGuy added Tight Fit Pop music, Dance music, Middle of the road

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TheWelshGuy added Mel and Kim Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

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TheWelshGuy added Shooting Party

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TheWelshGuy added Rose Laurens Pop music

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Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Sylvester Disco, Hi-NRG, Dance music

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TheWelshGuy added Damian

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TheWelshGuy added Animotion Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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TheWelshGuy added Gipsy & Queen

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TheWelshGuy added F.R. David Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Erasure is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Erasure Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

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Aneka is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Aneka New Wave, Pop music, Folk music

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TheWelshGuy added Sweet Connection Synthpop, Italo disco, Euro disco

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Mary Kiani is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Mary Kiani Dance music

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Trans-X is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Trans-X Spacesynth, Synthpop, New Wave

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The Flirts is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
The Flirts Synthpop, New Wave, Disco

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TheWelshGuy added Nick Johns

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TheWelshGuy added Paul Lekakis

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Modern Talking is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Modern Talking Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Army Of Lovers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
TheWelshGuy added Army Of Lovers Pop music, Dance music, Eurodance

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TheWelshGuy added Lana Pellay

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TheWelshGuy added Antilles

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Pete Burns is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Pete Burns New Wave, Pop music, Hi-NRG

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Tina Cousins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Tina Cousins Adult contemporary music, Vocal trance, Dance-pop

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Linda Jo Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Linda Jo Rizzo Italo disco, Euro disco, Hi-NRG

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Man 2 Man is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists

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Lian Ross is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists
Lian Ross Euro disco, House music, Hi-NRG

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TheWelshGuy added Eria Fachin

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TheWelshGuy added Stephanie Pop music, J-pop