The Best Nordic Folk Bands/Artists

Over 400 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Nordic Folk Bands/Artists

Nordic folk music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good nordic folk 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 nordic folk music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Nordic folk 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 nordic folk music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest nordic folk music bands of all time, since the most famous nordic folk music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best nordic folk music music.

You can click on the nordic folk music band names to see more information about that particular notable nordic folk music group. If they're near the top of the best nordic folk music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top nordic folk music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the nordic folk music band names themselves.

List is made up of many different artists, including Garmarna and Hedningarna. The order of this list changes dyanimcally based on who likes what -- so make your voice heard by voting for your favorite artists. Always vote for things like Lars Hollmer or Gåte if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in nordic folk 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 nordic folk 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 nordic folk music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into nordic folk 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 nordic folk music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent nordic folk music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best nordic folk music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest nordic folk 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 nordic folk music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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  • Wardruna
    182 votes
  • Heilung


    100 votes
  • Forndom


    60 votes
  • Danheim


    90 votes
  • Eivor


    43 votes
  • Garmarna
    61 votes