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

You can click on the Soca band names to see more information about that particular notable Soca group. If they're near the top of the best Soca artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top Soca bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the Soca band names themselves. If you're looking for a list of old time Soca, you can find it here too along with photos of Antigua's female Calypso artists. 

A factual list, featuring famous Soca artists like Baha Men and Collie Buddz. Upvote your favorite artists and downvote the worst to see the best at the top. If you like Major Lazer or Beenie Man, then make your voice heard.

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

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

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

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Machel Montano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Machel Montano Soca music

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Bunji Garlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Bunji Garlin Dancehall, Reggae, Soca music

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Destra Garcia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Destra Garcia Soca music

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Kes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Kes Dancehall, Rock music, Soca music

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Alison Hinds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Alison Hinds Dancehall, Reggae, Soca music

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Mighty Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Mighty Sparrow Calypso music, Soca music

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Patrice Roberts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Patrice Roberts Soca music

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Rupee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Rupee Reggae, Soca music

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Mighty Shadow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Mighty Shadow Calypso music, Soca music

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Fay-Ann Lyons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Fay-Ann Lyons Soca music

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Mr. Vegas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Mr. Vegas Dancehall, Reggae, Soca music

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Shurwayne Winchester is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists

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Kevin Lyttle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Kevin Lyttle Dancehall, Contemporary R&B, Soca music

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Arrow Soca music

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David Rudder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
David Rudder Calypso music, Soca music

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Byron Lee and the Dragonaires is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Byron Lee and the Dragonaires Mento, Blue Beat, Ska

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Denise Belfon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Denise Belfon Contemporary R&B, Soca music, Gospel music

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Busy Signal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Busy Signal Dancehall, Reggae, Soca music

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Beenie Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Beenie Man Ragga, Dancehall, Reggae

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Byron Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Byron Lee Ska, Reggae, Calypso music

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KMC is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
KMC

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Square One is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Square One Soca music

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Shontelle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Shontelle Hip hop music, Pop music, Reggae

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Hypasounds is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Hypasounds Soca music

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Antigua Carnival is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Antigua Carnival Calypso music, Soca music

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Collie Buddz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Collie Buddz Dancehall, Reggae, Soca music

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Razor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Rayzor added Razor

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Rock City is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Rock City Hip hop music, Pop music, Reggae

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Rudy Grant is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Rudy Grant Reggae, Soca music

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Romantic Rhythms Music Festiva... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Romantic Rhythms Music Festival Soca music, Rhythm and blues

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Fabulous Five Inc. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Fabulous Five Inc. Reggae, Soca music, Roots reggae

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MINMI is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
MINMI Hip hop music, J-pop, Rap music

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Baha Men is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Baha Men Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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Adrian Dutchin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Adrian Dutchin Hip hop music, Reggae, Contemporary R&B

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Oberlin Steel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Oberlin Steel Soca music

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JFC is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
JFC Reggae, Calypso music, Soca music

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Rebel Krown is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Rebel Krown Hip hop music, Baltimore club, Reggae

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Dj Buddha is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Dj Buddha Hip hop music, Merengue music, Dancehall

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Jah Bami is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Jah Bami Hip Hop, Reggae, Soca music

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Steven Springer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Steven Springer Reggae, Calypso music, Soca music

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Magnet Man is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
Magnet Man Ragga, Pop music, Rock music

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Kenja is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soca Bands/Artists
ken jarvis added Kenja