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The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists  

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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. Do you think it should be a current pop performer or a classic? 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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Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Country pop, Pop music, Rock music
2
Ed Sheeran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
tinafeury added Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music
3
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
TheresaFeng added Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock
4
Bangtan Boys (BTS) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
RyanLion added K-pop, Hip hop, EDM
5
Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music
6
Adele is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music
7
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop
8
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music
9
Maroon 5 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
kiylah1777641 added Jazz rap, Ballad, Neo soul
10
One Direction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
KrVinod added Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music
11
Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B
12
Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Pop, Country pop, Hip hop
13
Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music
14
Fifth Harmony is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
cesarmatsalazar added Pop music, Dance music
15
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop
16
Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music
17
Sam Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
TheresaFeng added Pop music, Dance-pop, House music
18
Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
tinafeury added Contemporary R&B
19
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop
20
Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music
21
Zayn Malik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added
22
Little Mix is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
CĂ©liaHocini added Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music
23
Girls' Generation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
K-pop, Bubblegum pop, Electropop
24
Sabrina Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ash.fantab added Pop
25
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk