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The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists  

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

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

Examples of artists on this list: Shreya Ghosal, Mohammed Rafi and more. Have your voice heard by voting on the best artists on the list. The order is decided by votes. Make sure you always vote for stuff like Gayatri Asokan or Sonal Mansingh if you like it.

All important, significant and iconic names in hindustani classical 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 hindustani classical 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 hindustani classical music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into hindustani classical 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 hindustani classical music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent hindustani classical music bands.

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

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Hariharan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Kaj Sel added Ghazal, Filmi
2
Hariprasad Chaurasia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Film score, Hindustani classical music
3
Bhimsen Joshi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Indian classical music, Thumri, Hindustani classical music
4
Rashid Khan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
5
Birju Maharaj is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
6
Ustad Bismillah Khan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
7
Shahid Parvez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music
8
Ravi Shankar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Film score, Hindustani classical music
9
Debashish Bhattacharya is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
10
Hemlata is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
11
Ajoy Chakrabarty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
12
Ali Akbar Khan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Indian classical music, North Indian Classical, Film score
13
Annapurna Devi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
14
Chatur Lal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music
15
Asgari Bai is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
16
Buddhadev Das Gupta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music
17
Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
18
Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
19
Iqbal Ahmad Khan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
20
Gangubai Hangal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
21
Vijay Koparkar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Thumri, Hindustani classical music
22
Bari Siddiqui is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Folk music, Classical music, Hindustani classical music
23
Yogesh Samsi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music
24
Shreya Ghoshal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Ghazal, Indian classical music, Filmi
25
Allauddin Khan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hindustani classical music