Bands/Musicians The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time  

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

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

Examples of artists on this list: Kaskade, Michael Bublé and more. Vote for your favorites by giving them a thumbs up. If you're a fan of Stereolab or Kruder & Dorfmeister, make sure you give them some love.

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

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

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Sam Butera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

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Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Dean Martin Swing music, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz

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Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Frank Sinatra Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band

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Herb Alpert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
CarlosPepin added Herb Alpert Pop music, Latin American music, Rhythm and blues

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Sammy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

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Louis Prima is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Louis Prima Jump blues, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Bobby Darin Rock music, Swing music, Folk music

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Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Tony Bennett Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

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Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Burt Bacharach Pop music, Vocal music

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Michael Bublé is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Michael Bublé Adult contemporary music, Lounge music, Pop music

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Juan Garcia Esquivel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Juan Garcia Esquivel Space age pop, Lounge music, Easy listening

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Sérgio Mendes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Sérgio Mendes Adult contemporary music, Disco, Lounge music

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Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Tom Islava added Harry Connick, Jr. Jazz-funk, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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Richard Cheese is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Richard Cheese Lounge music, Comedy music, Comedy

The Top 500 Musical Groups/Artists of All Time

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Martin Denny is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Martin Denny Exotica

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Wayne Newton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

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Nouvelle Vague is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Nouvelle Vague New Wave, Lounge music, Pop music

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Ennio Morricone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Ennio Morricone Lounge music, Classical music, Easy listening

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Pink Martini is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Pink Martini Lounge music, Latin American music, Classical music

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Henry Mancini is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
EdwardJohnDoran added Henry Mancini Easy listening, Jazz, Film score

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Kruder & Dorfmeister is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Kruder & Dorfmeister Downtempo, Lounge music, Trip hop

The Best Rappers of the 2000s

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Dimitri from Paris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Dimitri from Paris Downtempo, Lounge music, House music

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Chuck Mangione is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
CarlosPepin added Chuck Mangione Smooth jazz, Jazz

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George Benson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
CarlosPepin added George Benson Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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Les Baxter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Les Baxter Film score, Exotica

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10 15
Federico Aubele is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Federico Aubele Lounge music, Latin American music, Tango

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Jazzamor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Jazzamor Lounge music

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Bobby Vinton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Bobby Vinton Lounge music, Pop music

The Best Genres of Music

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Arthur Lyman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Arthur Lyman Exotica

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Yma Súmac is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Yma Súmac Mambo, Lounge music, World music

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M-Flo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
M-Flo Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Jazz rap

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Stéphane Pompougnac is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Stéphane Pompougnac Hip hop music, Downtempo, Lounge music

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Buddy Greco is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
EdwardJohnDoran added Buddy Greco Jazz

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Combustible Edison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Combustible Edison Lounge music, Pop music, Swing music

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Sonny King is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

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3 9
Syd Dale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
EdwardJohnDoran added Syd Dale

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Triangle Sun is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

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2 8
Kir-royale Lounge Music is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

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3 10
Jon Brion is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Jon Brion Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music