Bands/Musicians The Best Operatic Pop Artists  

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

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

List includes Rufus Wainwright, Josh Groban, more. Rank the best artists on the list to see them get to the top. This list includes artists like Andrea Bocelli and Mika so you have a lot of choices to vote on.

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

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

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

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Hercules Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Magda Hoskins added Classical-Crossover - South African born spinto tenor Hercules Smith is on an epic odyssey to revive classical music. Winner of the European Voice competition in 2012, Hercules Smith’s brand of bold ballads and intoxicating covers leave audiences ...

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1,657 1,813
Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Crossover; the greatest singer of her generation

3
714 1,650
Mario Frangoulis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Classical music

4
555 1,603
Andrea Bocelli is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Opera

5
465 1,409
Il Volo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

6
716 1,451
Hayley Westenra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Classical music

7
633 1,391
Sissel Kyrkjebø is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Folk music, Operatic pop

8
295 1,308
Il Divo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Vocal music

9
313 1,265
Josh Groban is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Classical Crossover, Christian music, Pop music

10
300 1,278
Sarah Brightman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Rock music, Operatic pop, World music

11
464 1,236
Patricia Janečková is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Harris Sed added

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326 1,240
Tarja Turunen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop

13
679 1,241
Melis Bilen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Rhythm and blues

14
159 1,123
The Canadian Tenors is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Rucs added Pop music, Operatic pop, Classical music

15
134 1,074
Alfie Boe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Crossover

16
196 1,075
The Texas Tenors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Country

17
110 1,060
Amaury Vassili is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

18
191 1,115
Grace Bawden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Crossover

19
111 1,018
John McDermott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Celtic music

20
140 1,054
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Lucid added Pop Classical music, opera pop music, pop music

21
117 1,020
Simone Simons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
melinda.bozzay added Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Symphonic metal

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187 1,081
Katherine Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Classical music, Crossover

23
132 1,005
Mario Lanza is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Opera

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171 1,036
Emma Shapplin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Opera, Neoclassical New Age music

25
315 1,113
Alenka Gotar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

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201 1,046
Freddie Mercury & Montserrat C... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists

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148 1,026
Alessandro Safina is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

28
122 1,007
Camilla Kerslake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Crossover

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127 1,011
All Angels is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Classical music

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108 987
Ramin Karimloo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Whaletraillover added

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126 1,008
Giorgia Fumanti is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Crossover

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122 1,008
Russell Watson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Classical music, Pop rock

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122 1,002
Agne G is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Agne Giedraityte added Classical Crossover

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117 1,009
Jonathan Ansell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Classical music, Easy listening

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97 1,010
Mark Vincent is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

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115 978
Sierra Boggess is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Whaletraillover added

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160 1,005
David Miller is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

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160 1,005
Sébastien Izambard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

39
146 1,022
Charlotte Church is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Indie pop, Pop music, Operatic pop

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100 1,000
Romina Arena is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Crossover

41
101 997
Joseph McElderry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop, Contemporary R&B

42
93 996
Neal E. Boyd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

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129 996
Amici Forever is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Pop music, Operatic pop

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127 997
Urs Bühler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

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144 981
Carlos Marín is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop

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117 987
Paul Potts is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
Operatic pop, Classical music

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4 23
Sauti Ya Africa is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists
francis SYA added

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Rebecca Newman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Operatic Pop Artists