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Known as one of the most relaxing genres, you're likely more familiar with the New Age artists more than you'd expect. If you've gotten a massage, yoga class or meditated, New Age music has probably been playing in the background. Some of the best New Age songs run as long as 30 minutes, with its ethereal ambiance and instrumental melodies. The best New Age music artists were influenced by a wide variety of genres and these predominantly instrumental tracks are what separates New Age artists from experimental music.

So, who are the best New Age musicians? Any list of New Age artists has to have the likes of Enya, Yanni, Kitaro and Enigma on it. These are widely considered the top New Age musicians and their music is well known to New Age fans across the globe. New Age artists know how to strike a proverbial chord with their fans by creating music with different instruments and sounds that takes them to a place of relaxation that isn't done as well as other genres.

That said, this list of New Age artists includes all of the finest musicians that the genre has to offer. This should serve as a guide when you're trying to figure out what are the top New Age musicians.

This list answers the questions "who are the best new age music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest new age 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 new age music bands that you might've heard of. (132 items)
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Enya is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Enya New Age music, Folk music of Ireland, World music

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Kitaro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Kitaro New Age music, Folk music, Electronic music

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Vangelis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Vangelis New Age music, Electronic music, Classical music

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Enigma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
BenCaesar added Enigma Downtempo, New Age music, Worldbeat - Best New age group ever

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Yanni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
arun added Yanni New Age music, Contemporary classical music, Instrumental

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Loreena McKennitt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Loreena McKennitt New Age music, World music, Celtic music

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Mike Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Mike Oldfield Synthpop, Rock music, World music

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David Arkenstone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added David Arkenstone New Age music, Trance music, Celtic music

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Jean Michel Jarre is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Jean Michel Jarre New Age music, Electronic music, Trance music

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Tron Syversen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
TronSyversen added Tron Syversen

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Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Tangerine Dream Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

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Jason Kouchak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Jason Kouchak Chanson, New Age music, Classical music

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Diane Arkenstone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Diane Arkenstone New Age music, World music

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Joe Hisaishi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Joe Hisaishi New Age music, Progressive rock, Film score

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David Lanz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added David Lanz New Age music

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Ron Korb is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
midnightstream added Ron Korb New Age, World music, Jazz

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Vito Gregoli added David Vito Gregoli New Age, World Beat, Jazz - New Age artist, Producer and Multi Instrumentalistwww.DharmapalaRecords.com

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Era is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Era New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Secret Garden New Age music, Neoclassical New Age music, Nordic folk music

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Marcome added Marcomé new age music - New age music artist and singer Marcomé

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George Winston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
George Winston New Age music, Instrumental

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2002 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Band 2002 added 2002 New Age

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Deuter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
frukk0 added Deuter

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games_of_ev added Matias Baconsky New Age, Neoclassical, Cinematic - Matias Bacoñsky is a pianist and composer from Argentina born in 1994. His style of music is aimed at the New Age/Ambient with clearly marked classical influences. The big inspirations to play piano is the pianist, ...

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Reslie Albaɲo added 2002 New Age

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Andreas Vollenweider is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Andreas Vollenweider New Age, World music, Classical music

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David Darling is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
humbledragon added David Darling

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Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Peter Gabriel New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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Jonn Serrie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Jonn Serrie New Age music, Space music

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Liz Story is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
passionsears added Liz Story New Age music, Jazz

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Medwyn Goodall is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Medwyn Goodall

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Ryuichi Sakamoto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Ryuichi Sakamoto Soundtrack, Synthpop, New Wave

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Peter Kater is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
beth-ann-hilton added Peter Kater, composer, pianist, producer of LOVE. new age, piano, solo piano

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Ennio Morricone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Ennio Morricone Lounge music, Classical music, Easy listening

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Sarah Brightman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Sarah Brightman Rock music, Operatic pop, World music

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Mythos is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
dale-husband added Mythos Electronic music

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Jim Brickman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Jim Brickman Adult contemporary music, New Age music

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Keiko Matsui is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Keiko Matsui New Age music, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion

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Terry Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Terry Oldfield

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Hennie Bekker is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Hennie Bekker New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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Pat Metheny is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Pat Metheny Ethno jazz, Crossover jazz, Pop music

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Mehdi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Mehdi

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Michele Ippolito is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Michele Ippolito added Michele Ippolito

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Ephemeral Mists is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
minamoonstar added Ephemeral Mists Ambient music

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Ney Angelis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
meditationmusic added Ney Angelis

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Paul Avgerinos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
bethhilton411 added Paul Avgerinos

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David Clavijo Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added David Clavijo Gonzales

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Ryan Farish is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Ryan Farish New Age, Electronic music, Uplifting trance

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Tony O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Tony O'Connor New Age music, Instrumental

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Shadowfax is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Shadowfax New Age, New Age music, Electronic music