List of Famous Bands from Norway

List of Norway bands, listed by their level of fame. This Norway musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Norway bands are included, as well as many Norway musicians of underground status. This list of Norway 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 Norway 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 A-ha and Liv Kristine.

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  • A-ha
    Adult album alternative, Synthpop, New Wave
    • Albums: Hunting High and Low, Minor Earth | Major Sky, Take On Me, Stay on These Roads, Scoundrel Days
    A-ha is a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982. The band was founded by Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar-Savoy. The group initially rose to fame during the mid-1980s after being ...more
  • Liv Kristine
    Industrial metal, Viking metal, Gothic metal
    • Albums: Libertine, Enter My Religion, Deus Ex Machina, Skintight, Fake a Smile
    Liv Kristine Espenæs (born 14 February 1976), better known as Liv Kristine, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who has performed and composed songs mostly for various subgenres of heavy metal music.  ...more
  • Dimmu Borgir
    Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal
    • Albums: Death Cult Armageddon, In Sorte Diaboli, Godless Savage Garden, Enthrone Darkness Triumphant, Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
    Dimmu Borgir () is a Norwegian symphonic black metal band from Oslo, Norway, formed in 1993. The name is derived from Dimmuborgir, a volcanic formation in Iceland, the name of which means "dark ...more
  • Anni-Frid Lyngstad
    Disco, Pop music, Rock music
    • Albums: Shine, Something's Going On, Frida 1967–1972, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Frida ensam
    Princess Anni-Frid Synni of Reuss, Countess of Plauen (née Lyngstad; born 15 November 1945), better known by her nickname Frida, is a Norwegian-Swedish singer, songwriter, and environmentalist. She ...more
  • Emperor
    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal
    • Albums: In the Nightside Eclipse, Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk, IX Equilibrium, Reverence, Scattered Ashes: A Decade of Emperial Wrath
    Emperor is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1991, regarded as highly influential by critics and emerging black metal bands. The group split up in 2001, but reunited from 2005 to 2007 for a few ...more
  • Röyksopp
    Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop
    • Albums: Junior, Melody A.M., The Understanding, Senior, Back to Mine: Röyksopp
    Röyksopp are a Norwegian electronic music duo from Tromsø, formed in 1998. Since their inception, the band has consisted of Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland. Berge and Brundtland were introduced ...more