The Best Indian Classical Artists

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This Indian classical music artist list ranks the best Indian classical singers and musicians by votes and let’s you see who Indian classical fans think are the best classical Indian musical artists ever. Indian classical music is a beloved and diverse genre, but one that isn't listened to much outside of India when compared to popular music. If you're interested in Indian classical music, this list is a great way to learn about the genre. This list of the top Indian classical music bands and performers in the world includes all musicians who have composed music or made recordings since the birth of Indian classical music. 

What's in your top 10? All important, significant, and iconic names in Indian classical music history are here, ranging from A.R. Rahman to K.J. Yesudas, to Lata Mangeshkar; so make sure to choose wisely.

The list also include new and upcoming Indian classical music bands and serves as an accurate compilation of the best examples of Indian classical music, as well as a great reference to learn what artists other people are listening to. 

This list answers the questions "who are the best Indian classical music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Indian 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 Indian 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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