Pop Music 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. 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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1
2,744 2,268
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

2
1,861 958
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
2,383 1,778
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

4
2,356 1,964
Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

5
2,216 1,353
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
TheresaFeng added Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

6
1,100 719
Adele is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music

7
440 483
Bangtan Boys (BTS) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
RyanLion added Hip hop music, Dance music, Contemporary R&B

8
1,461 1,019
Maroon 5 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
kiylah1777641 added Jazz rap, Ballad, Neo soul

9
2,520 1,970
One Direction is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
KrVinod added Pop music, Teen pop, Electronic music

10
2,263 1,520
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

11
1,495 2,098
Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B

12
1,358 1,482
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

13
1,184 1,201
Fifth Harmony is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
cesarmatsalazar added Pop music, Dance music

14
808 467
Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music

15
1,284 1,603
Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

16
1,344 1,269
Sam Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
TheresaFeng added Pop music, Dance-pop, House music

17
1,165 1,282
Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

18
431 436
Zayn Malik is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added

19
1,133 1,766
Girls' Generation is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Pop punk, Bubblegum pop, Ballad

20
883 1,413
Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

21
536 591
Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
sk8erhorse added Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

22
659 373
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

23
947 664
Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
tinafeury added Contemporary R&B

24
849 1,175
Iggy Azalea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
MadisonMarieStorck added Hip hop

25
855 912
Little Mix is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
CéliaHocini added Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music

26
1,031 858
5 Seconds of Summer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
SafiaNayeem added Pop punk, Pop music

27
393 349
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

28
393 433
Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
NerdGirl added Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

29
302 404
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop

30
148 243
Sabrina Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ash.fantab added

31
455 817
Charli XCX is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
MadisonMarieStorck added Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

32
785 1,411
Jonas Brothers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

33
1,144 1,417
Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Teen pop, Pop rock

34
462 958
'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

35
132 170
Lorde is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ash.fantab added Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

36
88 319
2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Dynasti Noble added Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

37
231 446
Becky G is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
rebbeca-marie-gomez added Pop, Latin pop, Dance pop

38
568 639
Meghan Trainor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ColinSmith added R&B, Pop, Doo wop

39
506 898
Vanessa Hudgens is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

40
150 483
Andy Grammer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
maryclaire-lane added Synthpop, Pop music, Reggae

41
732 1,386
Selena Gomez & the Scene is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music

42
84 253
Major Lazer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ash.fantab added Hip hop music, Trap, Dubstep

43
708 723
Jackie Evancho is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Crossover

44
593 799
Onur Özsu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
lifeismusic added Pop, R&B, Funk - Pop Singer, Popular Music, Funk, Onur Ozsu

45
83 56
Panic! at the Disco is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
TashaMS added Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

46
280 319
Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

47
271 311
Ellie Goulding is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Indie pop, Dubstep, Synthpop

48
185 258
Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Dynasti Noble added Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

49
231 270
The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

50
148 193
My Chemical Romance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Dynasti Noble added Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music