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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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2,637 2,107
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
1,728 863
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
2,298 1,663
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Demi Lovato Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

4
2,276 1,852
Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

5
1,034 614
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
2,091 1,273
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
1,385 933
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
2,418 1,855
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
2,173 1,439
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Selena Gomez Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

10
272 374
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
898 812
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
714 498
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
1,439 1,978
Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Justin Bieber Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B

14
1,316 1,397
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders

15
1,141 1,122
Fifth Harmony is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
cesarmatsalazar added Fifth Harmony Pop music, Dance music

16
731 409
Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Bruno Mars Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music

17
651 390
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

18
1,300 1,208
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
1,226 1,541
Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Miley Cyrus Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

20
1,133 1,212
Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

21
263 562
Pittbull is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Pitbull

The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

22
385 366
Zayn Malik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Zayn Malik

23
597 725
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

24
493 646
Green Day is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
harmony-farnsworth added Green Day Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

25
1,111 1,693
Girls' Generation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Girls' Generation Pop punk, Bubblegum pop, Ballad

26
850 1,351
Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Backstreet Boys Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

27
506 536
Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
sk8erhorse added Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

28
607 348
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

The Best Pop Songs About Cheating

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883 628
Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
tinafeury added Shawn Mendes Contemporary R&B

30
822 1,116
Iggy Azalea is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
MadisonMarieStorck added Iggy Azalea Hip hop

31
817 861
Little Mix is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
CéliaHocini added Little Mix Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop music

32
405 418
The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added The Beatles Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

33
987 813
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
350 299
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

35
267 346
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

Incredibly Famous Bands Playing Shows You Would Never Imagine They Would

36
446 771
Charli XCX is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
MadisonMarieStorck added Charli XCX Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

37
119 206
Sabrina Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ash.fantab added Sabrina Carpenter

38
766 1,372
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
1,118 1,386
Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Nick Jonas Teen pop, Pop rock

40
230 342
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Admoreno added Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

41
365 402
Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
NerdGirl added Fall Out Boy Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

42
444 922
'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
'N Sync Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

The Most Surprisingly Bilingual Celebrities

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113 132
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
74 285
2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Dynasti Noble added 2NE1 Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

45
216 415
Becky G is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
rebbeca-marie-gomez added Becky G Pop, Latin pop, Dance pop

46
553 597
Meghan Trainor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ColinSmith added Meghan Trainor R&B, Pop, Doo wop

47
136 195
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

48
492 849
Vanessa Hudgens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Vanessa Hudgens Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

49
122 172
Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
Coolza added Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

50
77 186
Major Lazer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists
ash.fantab added Major Lazer Hip hop music, Trap, Dubstep