Top Ten Best Pop Rock Artists


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41Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt that she should go to Nashville to begin more.

Taylor Swift is like the best country musician ever, but isn't this a pop-rock list?

Back when Taylor's music was great, she was country pop and could produce songs that are actually pretty good. But she isn't pop rock.

Yes because taylor swift can sing pop rock... - sanemsbball

Is she pop rock now? - lovingicecreams

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42Every AvenueV1 Comment
43Fun.Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.V1 Comment
44Duran DuranDuran Duran are an English new wave/synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the US.

They are the classic pop rock band! They have inspiring lyrics, great music, and very good combination between rock and pop! Plus john taylor and all the others are cute and beat bass guitarist of all time in this band! Screw jonas brothers

45American Authors

I can't believe that they aren't at least top 25. - tjyutzy16

465 Seconds Of Summer5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take more.

These guys aren't bad, they are possibly one of the best bands I have ever come across. Unlike a lot of musicians they actually care about their fans. I'm talking about the real fans, not ones who have sent hate or are sending hate to the people the guys care about, that is completely uncalled for. If you call yourself a fan you do not favor one person in the band, you love them all equally, support their decisions, and you are happy if they are. Not only are they the biggest supporters of their fans but they are extremely talented and deserve more encouragement than they actually receive. If you think you hate 5sos, just sit down listen to their music, pay close attention to the lyrics, research the boys in general. They are 4 big kids and like everyone else on this Earth they have made mistakes but they have managed to make up for them. So before you judge them, take time to actually get to know them.

They are not posers. If you look at their videos from when they just started YouTube, you can see that they actually have talent, unlike many other bands who just lipsync to everything. They are amazing live, and they do play their own instruments unlike a lot o father popular bands. They don't say that they're punk rock, but they are rock and alternative. They have grown musically since their first album. Sounds a Good Feels Good is such an amazing album and they deserve so much more recognition than they're getting. I love this band so much and everyone else's opinions won't change anything. They're getting so popular and I am so proud. They worked so hard to get where they are now. They went from performing in parks and on the streets to selling out arenas.

Hey person who wrote a nasty comment, they aren't posers. They became as popular as they are now because people discovered them. They know they aren't pop punk, they have never said that. They are pop rock because their music is based off guitar and has rock elements. Why else would they all play instruments? I also hate 1D so you could admit you're wrong. Anyway, they're amazing and don't listen to people saying "she looks so perfect and good girls are my favorites" because they haven't listened to anything but those.

5 sauce 5sos not lame best hard pop rock band ever

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48TotoToto is an American rock band formed in 1977 in Van Nuys in Los Angeles. The band's current lineup consists of Joseph Williams, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Steve Lukather, plus touring members Leland Sklar and Shannon Forrest.

A super awesome band with a great many hits which were popular in the charts- 'Africa', 'Rosanna', 'Hold The Line'. Not only have they sold 35 million records but are inspirations to budding young musicians and veteran performers everywhere. These guys were not just pop stars, they were the musician's musician; the cream of the crop from the session playing world, having played between them on over something like 6000 albums in sessions. If you can think of a popular artist from before 1990, these guys will have played and recorded with them.E.G. these guys were practically MJ's band for the entire 'Thriller' album.
... Of course, not that I'm biased being a musician by trade haha

49I See Stars

! I see stars has got to be one of the best bands ever!

They bluddy metalhardcore! How is music like this pop rock? They Evan have screaming! They also considered EDM but pop rock? Hell no this is madness!

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51Bruno MarsPeter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.

Ya bruuuno maars u are the next Michael Jackson in the whole world I'm one of your biggest fan go Bruno go bruno

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54Neon TreesNeon Trees is an American rock band from Provo, Utah. Known for their energetic live performances, the band received nationwide exposure in late 2008 when they opened several North American tour dates for the band The Killers.

Neon Trees is one of those dance rock bands that are not really popular but you might know them for their singles animal and everybody talks

Neon Trees should be at least in top 40. Animal and everyvody talks were big hits! Do you remember the song that that goes like " It started with a whisper..."? That's their hit single everybody talks in 2012. So please, people vote for Neon Trees please!

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56Motion City Soundtrack

This is one of the bands that are underappreciated in the music industry. This deserves to be one of the greatest music people of all time.

This should be no. 2 (only behind the beatles)

57A Rocket to the Moon

A Rocket to the moon has everything a band should have... Not only their songs are good, they also have a keen sense of style (I copied Nick's hairstyle)...
My top 5 list of ARTTM are :-
1. Like we used to (love that song! )
2. Mr. Right
3. Where did you go
4. When I'm Gone
5. Baby blue eyes

This band should've scored under 10... Much Much Muc... H better than Jonas Brothers...

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58Shawn MendesShawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer-songwriter and model. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine.V1 Comment
59Linkin ParkLinkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture more.

Linkin Park is a great band. They have made Nu metal, a genre that can sound bad (like in Limp Bizkit), great sounding to the ears. In The End will always be remembered forever for how awesome it is.

They have to be put here by mistake or something like that, but they don't sound close to pop rock

Linkin Park invented a genre. Not many people can do that, they deserve to be in top ten!

They're a great band but they are not pop rock

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60Sum 41Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Originally called Kaspir, the band was formed in 1996 and, as of 2015, consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Dave Baksh, co-lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tom Thacker, bassist/backing vocalist more.

Sum 41 is one of those bands that you can just relate to

Oh no! This is just evil! They a punk band! Punk! Not pop rock! Punk! Look them up!

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