List of Famous Bands from Istanbul

List of Istanbul bands, listed by their level of fame. This Istanbul musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Istanbul bands are included, as well as many Istanbul musicians of underground status. This list of Istanbul musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Istanbul bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Bands on this list include Bülent Ersoy and Göksel.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Istanbul?" or "What is a list of Istanbul bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}

  • Bülent Ersoy
    Arabesque, Ottoman classical music
    • Albums: Alaturka 2000, I kissed, Alaturka 95, Maazallah, Canımsın
    Bülent Ersoy (Turkish pronunciation: [byˈlænt ˈæɾsoj]; born 9 June 1952) is a Turkish singer and actress. She is known as one of the most popular singers of Turkish music, nicknamed Diva by her fans. ...more
  • Göksel
    Pop music, Folk music, Ottoman classical music
    • Albums: Soz Ver, Ay'da Yürüdüm, I have a love, The Best of, Hayat Rüya Gibi
    Göksel Demirpençe (born November 25, 1971) is a Turkish singer-songwriter.
  • Hande Yener
    Pop music, Electronic music, Turkish pop music
    • Albums: Sen Yoluna... Ben Yoluma..., Apayrı, Aşk Kadın Ruhundan Anlamıyor, Hande'yle Yaz Bitmez, Nasıl Delirdim?
    Makbule Hande Özyener (born 12 January 1973), better known by her stage name Hande Yener, is a Turkish singer. She made her debut in the early 2000s, and since then has become a prominent figure of ...more
  • Moribund Oblivion

    Moribund Oblivion

    Black metal
    • Albums: Time to Face
    Moribund Oblivion is a Turkish black metal band from Istanbul. The band was formed by vocalist Bahadır Uludağlar in 1999. There have been several line-up changes prior to the current line-up, which ...more
  • Mustafa Sandal
    Pop music, World music, Contemporary R&B
    • Albums: Akışına Bırak, Seven, Gölgede Aynı, Detay, Seven Reloaded
    Mustafa Sandal (born 11 January 1970) is a Turkish singer-songwriter. At the beginning of the 1990s, he wrote and composed a number of songs for other singers and made a reputation for himself in the ...more
  • Arto Tunçboyacıyan
    Rock music, Folk music, Jazz
    • Albums: Serart, Love Is Not in Your Mind, Every Day Is a New Life, Aile Muhabbeti, Türkçe Sözlü Hafif Anadolu Müziği
    Arto Tunçboyacıyan (Armenian: Արթօ Թունջպոյաջեան; born 4 August 1957) is a US-based avant-garde folk and jazz multi-instrumentalist and singer of Armenian-Turkish descent. He had appeared on more ...more