Bands/Musicians The Very Best New Age Artists  

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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. (133 items)
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Vangelis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added New Age music, Electronic music, Classical music

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Enya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age music, Folk music of Ireland, World music

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Kitaro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age music, Folk music, Electronic music

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Yanni is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
arun added New Age music, Contemporary classical music, Instrumental

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Ney Angelis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists

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Jean Michel Jarre is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age music, Electronic music, Trance music

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Enigma is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
BenCaesar added Downtempo, New Age music, Worldbeat - Best New age group ever

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Mike Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Synthpop, Rock music, World music

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Loreena McKennitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added New Age music, World music, Celtic music

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Eloy Fritsch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Deborah Fritsch added New Age music, Electronic music, Progressive rock

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David Arkenstone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added New Age music, Trance music, Celtic music

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Jon Anderson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
სანდრო ბახტაძე added Skiffle, New Age, New Age music

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Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

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Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age music, Neoclassical New Age music, Nordic folk music

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Era is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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George Winston is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age music, Instrumental

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Tron Syversen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
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Diane Arkenstone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added New Age music, World music

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Andreas Vollenweider is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age, World music, Classical music

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David Lanz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added New Age music

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Jonn Serrie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age music, Space music

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Medwyn Goodall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
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Deuter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
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games_of_ev added 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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Sarah Brightman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Rock music, Operatic pop, World music

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Peter Kater is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
beth-ann-hilton added new age, piano, solo piano

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Paul Avgerinos is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
bethhilton411 added

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Jim Brickman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Adult contemporary music, New Age music

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Jason Kouchak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Chanson, New Age music, Classical music

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Natasha Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
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Ryuichi Sakamoto is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Soundtrack, Synthpop, New Wave

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Joe Hisaishi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age music, Progressive rock, Film score

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Reslie Albaɲo added New Age

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Terry Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
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Ron Korb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
midnightstream added New Age, World music, Jazz

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Keiko Matsui is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age music, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion

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Abandoned Toys is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
minamoonstar added

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Suzanne Doucet is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
newagemusic added New Age music, Electronic music

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Deep Forest is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Sujan Baniya added Ethnic electronica, New Age music, Electronic music

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2002 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Band 2002 added New Age

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Mehdi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added

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Shadowfax is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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Samantha Bouquin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
minamoonstar added

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

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Tom Moore is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
sherry-finzer added New Age. Medi

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Karunesh is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
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Majestica is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
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Hennie Bekker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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W. G. Walden is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
JDavidMorris added Instrumental - aka Snuffy or WG Snuffy Walden  

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Art Patience is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
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