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List Rules Vote up and add all of your favorite pop artists whose biggest fans and target audience are teens.

In the entirety of the music world, teen pop is one of the most popular genres that resonates with its listeners the most. The primary fans of the genre - teenagers - tend to be rabid followers of trends and consumers of culture who actively share their interests with other on social media, so it should come as no surprise that many pop musicians' popularity has shot up with the help of teenagers. While teen pop is generally marketed to teens, the music has the typical elements of pop music - catchy hooks, upbeat lyrics, and simple melodies - that make it appealing to a wide audience. Lyrically, teen pop focuses on issues that resonate with teenage life - love, relationships, friendship, and the triumphs and trials of growing up are common themes addressed by teen singer. These are issues that many teens relate to, and thus teen pop stars remain popular well after their teen idol days because of how important they are in shaping the lives of their fans during their formative years.

So, who are the best teen pop bands and teen pop singers of all time? This list includes current teen pop singers like Katy Perry, One Direction, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, and the Jonas Brothers. During the late 1990s, teen pop bands ruled the radio charts with the likes of Britney Spears, N'Sync, and Backstreet Boys leading the charge - these 90s pop bands are included on this list too. No matter what teen pop band you're a fan of, you can be sure that they'll be represented on this list.

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best teen pop bands of all time. If you notice that a teen pop singer isn't on this list and should be, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best teen pop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest teen 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 teen pop bands that you might've heard of.
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2,548 1,974
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

2
1,615 791
Ed Sheeran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
tinafeury added Ed Sheeran Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music

3
2,196 1,757
Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

4
2,223 1,571
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Demi Lovato Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

5
940 556
Adele is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Adele Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

6
1,988 1,201
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
TheresaFeng added Ariana Grande Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

7
1,316 860
Maroon 5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
kiylah1777641 added Maroon 5 Jazz rap, Ballad, Neo soul

8
2,325 1,770
One Direction is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
KrVinod added One Direction Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music

9
2,106 1,369
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Selena Gomez Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

10
200 288
Bangtan Boys (BTS) is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
RyanLion added BTS Hip hop music, Dance music, Contemporary R&B

11
818 774
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

12
654 448
Twenty One Pilots is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
water-wing added Twenty One Pilots Synthpop, Pop music, Indietronica

13
1,272 1,327
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

14
1,375 1,904
Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Justin Bieber Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B

The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders

15
576 367
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

16
1,101 1,063
Fifth Harmony is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
cesarmatsalazar added Fifth Harmony Pop music, Dance music

17
653 384
Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Bruno Mars Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music

18
1,262 1,156
Sam Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
TheresaFeng added Sam Smith Pop music, Dance-pop, House music

19
1,094 1,165
Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

20
1,179 1,494
Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Miley Cyrus Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

21
338 310
Zayn Malik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Zayn Malik

The Best DJs in the World Right Now

22
238 506
Pittbull is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Pitbull

23
464 603
Green Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
harmony-farnsworth added Green Day Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

24
548 688
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

25
820 1,314
Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Backstreet Boys Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

26
468 498
Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
sk8erhorse added Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

27
1,096 1,639
Girls' Generation is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Girls' Generation Pop punk, Bubblegum pop, Ballad

28
369 382
The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added The Beatles Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

The Best Pop Songs About Death

29
543 333
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

30
800 1,074
Iggy Azalea is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
MadisonMarieStorck added Iggy Azalea Hip hop

31
831 603
Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
tinafeury added Shawn Mendes Contemporary R&B

32
309 275
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

33
953 776
5 Seconds of Summer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
SafiaNayeem added 5 Seconds of Summer Pop punk, Pop music

34
781 828
Little Mix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
CéliaHocini added Little Mix Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music

35
236 314
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Nicki Minaj Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

36
200 308
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

37
427 737
Charli XCX is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
MadisonMarieStorck added Charli XCX Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

38
753 1,333
Jonas Brothers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Jonas Brothers Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

39
432 885
'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
'N Sync Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

40
95 173
Sabrina Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ash.fantab added Sabrina Carpenter

41
1,096 1,360
Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Nick Jonas Teen pop, Pop rock

42
336 374
Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
NerdGirl added Fall Out Boy Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

14 Celebrities Who Are Heirs

43
87 104
Lorde is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ash.fantab added Lorde Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

44
205 380
Becky G is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
rebbeca-marie-gomez added Becky G Pop, Latin pop, Dance pop

45
109 175
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

46
64 248
2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Dynasti Noble added 2NE1 Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

47
101 149
Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

48
528 566
Meghan Trainor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ColinSmith added Meghan Trainor R&B, Pop, Doo wop

49
483 816
Vanessa Hudgens is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Vanessa Hudgens Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

50
236 230
Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Kelly Clarkson Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul