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Japanese Dance-pop Bands List

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List of Japanese dance-pop bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as dance-pop solo artists from Japan are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Japanese music that you've never heard before. The dance-pop bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Japan. If you think the best Japanese dance-pop band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Artists include everything from Namie Amuro to Nami Tamaki.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular dance-pop bands from Japan?" and "Which dance-pop bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Namie Amuro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Eurobeat
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Nami Tamaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Disco, Pop music, J-pop
3
Mamoru Miyano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Swing music
4
AKB48 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Girl group, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop
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Ami Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Eurobeat, Synthpop, Pop music
6
Morning Musume is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Girl group, Bubblegum pop, Ballad
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Tomomi Kahala is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, J-pop
8
Globe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Synthpop, Pop music, J-pop
9
Momoiro Clover Z is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop
10
Dream is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Eurobeat, Synthpop, Pop music
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SMAP is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music
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Perfume is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Electronic music
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Idoling!!! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop
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Man With A Mission is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Pop music, J-pop, Dance-pop
15
Mellowquad is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Mellowquad Dance-pop, J-pop
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Yasuyuki Okamura is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japanese Dance-pop Bands List
Yasuyuki Okamura Pop music, Rock music, Dance-pop