Bands/Musicians The Best Norteño Bands/Artists  

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of artists in it, like Lucero and Los Tucanes de Tijuana. Vote for the best artists on the list and see them rise to the top. Be sure to thums up artists like Sergio Gómez or Intocable if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in norteño music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new norteño 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 norteño, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into norteño 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 norteño bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent norteño bands.

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

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Ramón Ayala is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Ramón Ayala Norteño

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Los Tigres del Norte is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists

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Intocable is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Intocable Norteño, Tejano music

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Los Tucanes de Tijuana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Los Tucanes de Tijuana Banda music, Norteño, Ranchera

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Los Huracanes del Norte is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Los Huracanes del Norte

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Conjunto Primavera is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists

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Grupo Bronco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Grupo Bronco Norteño, Cumbia

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Valentín Elizalde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Valentín Elizalde Banda music, Norteño

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Los Rieleros del Norte is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Los Rieleros del Norte

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Alacranes Musical is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Alacranes Musical Duranguense, Norteño, Ranchera

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Chalino Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Chalino Sanchez

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Los Cadetes de Linares is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Los Cadetes de Linares

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Cardenales De Nuevo Leon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Cardenales De Nuevo Leon

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La Maquinaria Norteña is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added La Maquinaria Norteña Norteño Sax

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Los Inquietos del Norte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Los Inquietos del Norte Regional Mexican, Norteño

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Grupo Exterminador is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists

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Los Invasores de Nuevo León is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Los Invasores de Nuevo León

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El Chapo de Sinaloa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
El Chapo de Sinaloa Banda music, Norteño

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Los Terribles del Norte is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Los Terribles del Norte

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Calibre 50 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Calibre 50

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Los Originales de San Juan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Los Originales de San Juan

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Grupo Límite is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Grupo Límite Latin pop, Norteño, Tejano music

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Beto Quintanilla is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Beto Quintanilla

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Adan Chalino Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Adan Chalino Sanchez

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Hernan Hernandez added Los Traileros Del Norte

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Hernan Hernandez added Los Cachorros De Juan Villarreal

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Adolfo Urías is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Adolfo Urias

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Bobby Pulido is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Bobby Pulido

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El Komander is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added El Komander Narcocorridos, Norteñobanda

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Chavela Y Su Grupo Express is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Chavela Y Su Grupo Express

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Andariego is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Andariego

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El Poder Del Norte (Los Pioner... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added El Poder Del Norte (Los Pioneros)

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Sergio Gómez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Sergio Gómez Duranguense, Latin pop, Norteño

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Conjunto Amanecer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Conjunto Amanecer

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Adrian Acosta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Hernan Hernandez added Adrian Acosta

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Galope Norteno is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Galope Norteno Regional Mexican, Norteño

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Los Pikadientes de Caborca is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Los Pikadientes de Caborca Latin pop, Norteño

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AK-7 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
AK-7 Duranguense, Latin pop, Norteño

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Jessie Morales is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Jessie Morales Norteño

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Little Joe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Little Joe Latin American music, Norteño, Country

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Los Koras del Norte is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Los Koras del Norte Regional Mexican, Norteño

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Franscisco Manuel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Franscisco Manuel Regional Mexican, Norteño

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Lucero is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Lucero Duranguense, Pop music, Folk music

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Luz Maria is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Luz Maria Pop music, Regional Mexican, Norteño

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Gabby Luna is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Gabby Luna Regional Mexican, Norteño

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Los Jaigüey is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Norteño Bands/Artists
Los Jaigüey New Wave, Norteño, Cumbia