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The Best Pop Punk Bands  

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This pop punk bands list ranks the best pop punk bands by votes. This list of good pop punk artists and groups let’s you see who pop punk fans think are the best pop punk artists. Pop punk bands, though associated with both punk rock and power pop, are entirely different beast than the two genres they combine. The best pop punk bands emerged in the mid-to-late 1990s, emerging from those early DIY years to become global superstars whose songs are some of the most well known punk songs. Pop punk bands have become some of the most heard bands on the radio and the top pop punk bands continue to sell out arenas, headline festivals, and have rabid fan bases. The continued popularity of the genre demonstrates that punk pop is more than just a flash in the pan.

So, what are the best pop punk bands? Any list of pop punk bands has to include the likes of Blink-182, Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Rise Against, The Offspring, and Good Charlotte. These are widely known as pop punk bands who advanced the genre far beyond what people would have ever imagined when pop punk first emerged. This list should also include good pop punk bands that are known to many as well as newer acts that one day could be considered some of the greatest of all time.

That said, it's up to you determine what are the best pop punk bands. If you notice that a band is missing and should be included, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best pop punk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest pop punk musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote on the names based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular and alternative pop punk bands that you might've heard of. 
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Green Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock
2
Blink-182 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Skate punk
3
Sum 41 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rapcore, Melodic hardcore
4
Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
5
The Offspring is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music
6
My Chemical Romance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
7
Panic! at the Disco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
8
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
9
The All-American Rejects is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
10
All Time Low is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
blackrose2537 added Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
11
New Found Glory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
12
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
13
Simple Plan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
sangredeargento added Pop punk, Pop music, Emo
14
Yellowcard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
brendonboydbutt added Pop punk, Emo, Melodic hardcore
15
Good Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Dance-punk
16
A Day To Remember is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
17
Mayday Parade is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Indie, Rock music
18
Taking Back Sunday is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
19
Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
20
Neck Deep is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
punkformashton added Pop punk
21
Dead Milkmen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock
22
The Queers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Punk rock, Surf music
23
Starship is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Glam metal, Pop rock, Arena rock
24
MxPx is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Christian punk, Skate punk
25
Relient K is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pop Punk Bands
Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music