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List of New York bands, listed by their level of fame. This New York musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous New York bands are included, as well as many New York musicians of underground status. This list of New York musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous New York bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

A list made up of bands like Madonna and Lady Gaga.

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Jay-Z Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
50 Cent Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

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Kiss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Kiss Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Patti Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Patti Smith Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

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Beastie Boys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Beastie Boys Hip hop music, Pop punk, Alternative hip hop

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Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Lou Reed Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

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LL Cool J is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
LL Cool J Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Pat Benatar New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Jennifer Lopez Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop

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Norah Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Norah Jones Vocal jazz, Jazz blues, Jazz fusion

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Nas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Nas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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Ramones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Ramones Pop punk, Rock music, Classic Punk

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Sonic Youth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Sonic Youth Noise rock, Rock music, No wave

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Run–D.M.C. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Run–D.M.C. Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Dance-punk, Rock music, Garage punk

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Mos Def is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Mos Def Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music

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Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Lil' Kim Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Hardcore hip hop

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Public Enemy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Public Enemy Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

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Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Cyndi Lauper Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Pop music

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Steely Dan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Steely Dan Rock music, Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues

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The Strokes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
The Strokes Garage rock, Power pop, Alternative rock

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Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Simon and Garfunkel Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

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Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Steven Tyler Blues-rock, Pop music, Heavy metal

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Talking Heads is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Talking Heads New Wave, Rock music, Punk funk

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The Velvet Underground is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
The Velvet Underground Noise rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Busta Rhymes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Busta Rhymes Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall

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Moby is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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Twisted Sister is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Twisted Sister Doom metal, Glam metal, Rock music

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Santana is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Santana Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Rock music

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Blondie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Blondie Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

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Ella Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Ella Fitzgerald Ballad, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Salt-N-Pepa Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

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Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Vampire Weekend New Wave, Synthpop, Jazz fusion

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DMX is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
DMX Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Neil Diamond Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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Carole King is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Carole King Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Kid Cudi Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop

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Slick Rick is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Slick Rick Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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Goo Goo Dolls is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Goo Goo Dolls Jangle pop, Classic rock, Heartland rock

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Blue Öyster Cult is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Blue Öyster Cult Rock music, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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Talib Kweli is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Talib Kweli Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Conscious hip hop

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KRS-One is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
KRS-One Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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Foreigner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Foreigner Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock

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Dream Theater is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Dream Theater Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Ghostface Killah is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Ghostface Killah Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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Anthrax is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from New York
Anthrax Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Groove metal