Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Paris

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List of Paris bands, listed by their level of fame. This Paris musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Paris bands are included, as well as many Paris musicians of underground status. This list of Paris 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 Paris 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.

This list includes Daft Punk, David Guetta and more bands.

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Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Electronic music, House music, French house Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. Daft Punk reached significant popularity in the late 1990s house movement in ...more

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David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop Pierre David Guetta is a French disc jockey and record producer. He co-founded Gum Productions and released his first album, Just a Little More Love, in 2002. Later, he released Guetta Blaster ...more

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Justice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Dance-punk, Rock music, Indietronica Justice is a French Grammy-award winning electronic music duo consisting of Gaspard Michel Andre Augé and Xavier de Rosnay. The duo is one of the most successful groups on Ed Banger ...more

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Françoise Hardy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Françoise Madeleine Hardy is a French singer and actress. Hardy is a popular figure in music and fashion.

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Charlotte Gainsbourg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Electro, Folk rock, French pop music Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg is an Anglo-French actress and singer. She is the daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg. After making her musical ...more

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Erik Satie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Opera, Ballet, 20th-century classical music Éric Alfred Leslie Satie – he signed his name Erik Satie after 1884 – was a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th century Parisian avant-garde. His ...more

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Emma Shapplin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Pop music, Opera, Neoclassical New Age music Emma Shapplin is a French operatic coloratura soprano.

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Richard Clayderman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Pop music, Classical music, Easy listening Richard Clayderman is a French pianist who has released numerous albums including the compositions of Paul de Senneville and Olivier Toussaint, instrumental renditions of popular music, ...more

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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Chanson, Pop music, Jazz Charles Aznavour is a Franco-Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat. Aznavour is known for his unique tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly ...more

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Johnny Hallyday is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Rock music, Rock and roll Jean-Philippe Smet, known by his stage name Johnny Hallyday, is a French singer and actor. An icon in the French-speaking world since the beginning of his career, he has been called "the ...more

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Arthur H is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Rock music, Experimental rock, Electronic dance music Arthur H. is an actor and composer.

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Téléphone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Rock music Téléphone was a French rock band formed in 1976 by Jean-Louis Aubert, Louis Bertignac, Corine Marienneau and Richard Kolinka. Their first, self-titled album, was released in 1977; ...more

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Henri Texier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Jazz Henri Texier is a French jazz double bassist born in Paris. He is perhaps best known for his 1960s work with Don Cherry and for his 1980s band the Transatlantik Quartet, which featured Joe ...more

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Alexis Korner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Blues-rock, Blues Alexis Korner was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as "a founding father of British blues". A major influence on the sound of the ...more

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Aes Dana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Black metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal Aes Dana is a French Celtic/black metal band, based in Paris. The name of the band is Old Irish for "people of the arts". The band mix black metal features like growling vocals or ...more

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Manu Chao is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Ska, Rock music, Latin American music Manu Chao is a French-born musical artist of Spanish origin. He sings in French, Spanish, English, Italian, Arabic, Galician, and Portuguese and occasionally in other languages. Chao began his ...more

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MeeK is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Indie pop, Adult contemporary music, Indie MeeK is a Franco-British Indie Pop songwriter born in Montmorency France on February the 16th, 1971. The choice of his stage name (always written with a capital "M" and a capital ...more

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Uffie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop Anna-Catherine Hartley, better known by her stage name Uffie, is an American electronic musician, songwriter, rapper, and fashion designer formerly signed to French electronic music record label ...more

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France Gall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Pop music, Yé-yé France Gall is a popular French yé-yé singer. Gall was married to, and had a successful singing career in partnership with, the late French singer-songwriter Michel Hamburger, ...more

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Les Nubians is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Hip hop music, Spoken Word Soul, Neo soul Les Nubians is an Grammy-nominated duo composed of sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart from Paris, France. In 1985 the sisters moved with their parents to Chad. Seven years ...more

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Julie Zenatti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
French pop music Julie Zenatti, is a French singer celebrity. She first played the role of Fleur-de-Lys and later Esmeralda on stage for the musical Notre-Dame de Paris. Zenatti was involved with Notre-Dame de ...more

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CocoRosie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Hip hop music, Psychedelic folk, Experimental music CocoRosie is an American musical group formed in 2003 by sisters Bianca "Coco" and Sierra "Rosie" Casady. The sisters were born and raised in the United States, but formed ...more

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Larusso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Pop music Larusso is a French singer. She popularized songs such as "Tu m'oublieras" and "Je survivrai", the latter sung by Régine in the 1980s, which is a French adaptation of ...more

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Serge Gainsbourg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Adult contemporary music, Chanson, New Wave Serge Gainsbourg was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor and director. Regarded as one of the most important figures in French popular ...more

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Arkhon Infaustus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Black metal, Blackened death metal, Death metal Arkhon Infaustus is a blackened death metal band from Paris, France. They formed in 1997, are signed to Osmose Productions, and have released four albums to date.

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Barbara is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Chanson, French pop music Monique Andrée Serf, whose stage name was Barbara, was a French singer. She took her stage name from her Russian grandmother, Varvara Brodsky. Her song "L'Aigle noir" sold ...more

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Black Strobe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Electronic body music, Electro, Electronic music Black Strobe is an electroclash group formed in Paris in 1997 by producer Arnaud Rebotini and DJ Ivan Smagghe. They were instrumental in the rise of the electroclash movement in the UK with ...more

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Spektr is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Dark ambient, Black ambient, Black metal Spektr is an experimental black metal duo formed in 2000, in Paris, France. They are currently signed to Candlelight Records and have released two full-length albums to date. The band's sound is ...more

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Jean-Jacques Goldman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Jean-Jacques Goldman is a Grammy Award-winning French singer-songwriter. He is hugely popular in the French-speaking world, and since 2003 has been the second-highest-grossing French living ...more

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Sylvie Vartan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music Sylvie Vartan is a French singer and actress. She is known as one of the most productive and tough-sounding yé-yé artists. Her performances often featured elaborate show-dance ...more

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Stéphane Grappelli is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Swing music, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion Stéphane Grappelli was a French jazz violinist who founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France with guitarist Django Reinhardt in 1934. It was one of the first all-string jazz bands. He ...more

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Renaud Séchan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Chanson, Pop music, Rock music Renaud Pierre Manuel Séchan, known as Renaud, is a popular French singer, songwriter and actor. His characteristically 'broken' voice makes for a very distinctive vocal style. Several of ...more

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Alain Souchon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Chanson, Synthpop, New Wave Alain Souchon is a French singer, songwriter and actor. He has released 15 albums and has played roles in seven films.

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Thomas Bangalter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Disco, House music, Film score Thomas Bangalter is a French electronic musician best known for being one half of the French house music duo Daft Punk, alongside Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. He has also recorded and released ...more

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Georges Garvarentz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Chanson, Pop music, Film score Georges Diran Garvarentz was an Armenian-French composer, noted for his music for films and Charles Aznavour's songs.

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Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Disco, House music, Nu-disco Guillaume Emmanuel "Guy-Manuel" de Homem-Christo is a French electronic musician best known for being one half of the French house music duo Daft Punk, along with Thomas Bangalter. He ...more

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Indochine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
New Wave, Rock music Indochine is a French Pop/rock and new wave band, formed in Paris in 1981. The band was very successful in the Francophonie, in continental Europe and Latin America in the 1980s, with songs like ...more

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Claudine Longet is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Pop music, French pop music, Soft rock Claudine Georgette Longet is a French singer, actress, dancer and recording artist who was popular during the 1960s and 1970s. Born in Paris, France, Longet was married to pop singer Andy ...more

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Yael Naim is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
New Wave, Pop music, Jazz Yael Naïm, is an Israeli-French singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in 2008 in the US after her hit single "New Soul" was used by Apple in an advertising campaign for its MacBook ...more

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Rockin' Squat is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Hip hop music, Rap music Mathias Crochon, better known as Rockin' Squat, is a French MC. He is the son of the actor Jean-Pierre Cassel and the brother of Vincent Cassel and Cécile Cassel. In the mid-80s, he ...more

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Tal is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Pop music, Pop/RnB/Soul, Contemporary R&B Tal, de son nom complet Tal Benyerzi1, chanteuse franco-israelienne née le 27 novembre 1989 en Israël de parents musiciens. Elle est actuellement sous contrat avec Warner Music

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Electrosexual is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Synthpop, Electronic music, Electro house Electrosexual is a French electronic musician, composer, performer, record producer and Music video director living in Berlin. His passion for early electronic engines and primitive sounds from ...more

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Renaud Garcia-Fons is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
World music, Jazz Renaud Garcia-Fons is a French upright-bass player and composer, notable for his customised 5-stringed bass.

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Sunny Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Country Sunny Michaela Sweeney is an American country music artist. She is signed to the Thirty Tigers label. She was formerly with the Republic Nashville label and Big Machine Records. Her debut album, ...more

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Brigitte Fontaine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Brigitte Fontaine, born in 1939 in Morlaix in the Brittany region of France, is a singer of avant-garde music. During the course of her career she has employed numerous unusual musical styles ...more

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Claude François is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Pop music Claude Antoine Marie François, also known by the nickname Cloclo, was an Egyptian-born French pop singer, songwriter and dancer. François wrote and composed "Comme ...more

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Colleen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Experimental music, Ambient music Cecile Schott is a film score composer.

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Javier Krahe is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Javier Krahe is a singer-songwriter.

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Shy'm is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music Tamara Marthe, better known as Shy'm, is a French singer. She released her first album, Mes fantaisies, in 2006 and has since released three more albums. She is one of the most successful French ...more

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Les Wampas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Paris
Pop punk, Psychobilly, Yé-yé Les Wampas are a French punk rock/psychobilly band, who refer more exactly to their music as "Yé-yé-punk". The band was formed in Paris in 1983.