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 Vangelis 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
Enya 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
Kitaro 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 Yanni 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
Jean Michel Jarre 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 Enigma 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 Mike Oldfield 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 Loreena McKennitt New Age music, World music, Celtic music

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David Arkenstone is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Eloy Fritsch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Deborah Fritsch added Eloy Fritsch New Age music, Electronic music, Progressive rock

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Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Tangerine Dream Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

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

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Jon Anderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
სანდრო ბახტაძე added Jon Anderson Skiffle, New Age, New Age music

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Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Diane Arkenstone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Diane Arkenstone New Age music, World music

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Tron Syversen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
TronSyversen added Tron Syversen

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David Lanz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added David Lanz New Age music

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Jonn Serrie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Jonn Serrie New Age music, Space music

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Andreas Vollenweider is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Andreas Vollenweider New Age, World music, Classical music

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Medwyn Goodall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Medwyn Goodall

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Deuter is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Ron Korb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
midnightstream added Ron Korb New Age, World music, Jazz

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George Winston is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
George Winston New Age music, Instrumental

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Sarah Brightman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Sarah Brightman Rock music, Operatic pop, World music

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2002 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Band 2002 added 2002 New Age

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Peter Kater is listed (or ranked) 28 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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Ryuichi Sakamoto is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Ryuichi Sakamoto Soundtrack, Synthpop, New Wave

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Joe Hisaishi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Joe Hisaishi New Age music, Progressive rock, Film score

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Jason Kouchak is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Jason Kouchak Chanson, New Age music, Classical music

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Paul Avgerinos is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
bethhilton411 added Paul Avgerinos

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Natasha Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
minamoonstar added Natasha Nightingale

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Reslie Albaɲo added 2002 New Age

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Terry Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Terry Oldfield

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Jim Brickman is listed (or ranked) 36 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) 37 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Keiko Matsui New Age music, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion

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Abandoned Toys is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
minamoonstar added Abandoned Toys

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Suzanne Doucet is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
newagemusic added Suzanne Doucet New Age music, Electronic music

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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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Hennie Bekker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Hennie Bekker New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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Samantha Bouquin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
minamoonstar added Samantha Bouquin

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Karunesh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Karunesh

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Tom Moore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
sherry-finzer added Tom Moore New Age. Medi

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Fiona Joy Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Fiona Joy Hawkins New Age music, Classical music, Jazz

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

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Shadowfax is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
Shadowfax New Age, New Age music, Electronic music

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David Darling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
humbledragon added David Darling

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Mehdi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
muhammet-elbir-habiboglu added Mehdi

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Elizabeth Fawn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best New Age Artists
minamoonstar added Elizabeth Fawn