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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315 48
Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Swing music, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz

2
172 17
Sam Butera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

3
202 34
Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band

4
125 41
Herb Alpert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
CarlosPepin added Pop music, Latin American music, Rhythm and blues

5
93 37
Sammy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

6
54 24
Louis Prima is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Jump blues, Swing music, Traditional pop music

7
52 37
Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Rock music, Swing music, Folk music

8
50 42
Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

9
40 43
Michael Bublé is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Adult contemporary music, Lounge music, Pop music

10
31 33
Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Pop music, Vocal music

11
39 45
Juan Garcia Esquivel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Space age pop, Lounge music, Easy listening

12
15 15
Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Tom Islava added Jazz-funk, Swing music, Traditional pop music

13
29 34
Sérgio Mendes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Adult contemporary music, Disco, Lounge music

14
15 17
Henry Mancini is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
EdwardJohnDoran added Easy listening, Jazz, Film score

15
17 20
Martin Denny is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Exotica

16
32 40
Richard Cheese is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Lounge music, Comedy music, Comedy

17
25 32
Pink Martini is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Lounge music, Latin American music, Classical music

18
22 28
Nouvelle Vague is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
New Wave, Lounge music, Pop music

19
22 28
Ennio Morricone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Lounge music, Classical music, Easy listening

20
18 23
Wayne Newton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

21
12 15
Les Baxter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Film score, Exotica

22
11 14
Yma Súmac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Mambo, Lounge music, World music

23
24 33
Kruder & Dorfmeister is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Downtempo, Lounge music, Trip hop

24
8 11
Arthur Lyman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Exotica

25
12 17
Chuck Mangione is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
CarlosPepin added Smooth jazz, Jazz

26
9 13
George Benson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
CarlosPepin added Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

27
13 19
Dimitri from Paris is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Downtempo, Lounge music, House music

28
10 15
Federico Aubele is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Lounge music, Latin American music, Tango

29
17 25
Jazzamor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Lounge music

30
12 18
Bobby Vinton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Lounge music, Pop music

31
13 20
M-Flo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Jazz rap

32
8 14
Stéphane Pompougnac is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Hip hop music, Downtempo, Lounge music

33
5 10
Buddy Greco is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
EdwardJohnDoran added Jazz

34
6 12
Combustible Edison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time
Lounge music, Pop music, Swing music

35
4 10
Sonny King is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

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

37
2 8
Triangle Sun is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Lounge Music Artists of All Time

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

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