Top 10 Most Popular Bands


July 31, 2015 - Which band is known by just about all adults, teens, kids and all age groups? Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

The Beatles
This list is stupid. I don't think any band could ever surpass the image of the Beatles. It just can't be done. They are just too prevalent and influential to ever really NOT be the most popular band. Regardless of musical quality, the Beatles win hands down.
The Beatles is undeniable the most popular band ever, but yet not the best. I agree that Beatles is very, VERY influential band, and music won't be the same without them. But for the best band, I can't say because there are countless bands spread over this world even after the Beatles, and each person has different opinion about their best.
It's kinda nauseating; the Beatles being so dominant in the popular music scene but they do deserve it. Easy winners here.

One, the unforgiven, enter sandman, lord of summers, master of puppets, nothing else matters, fade to black, sad but true AND MANY MORE IF you FOUND BETTER SONGS TELL ME because you WONT
Metallica should be on the top, honestly.
Only Metallica name is enough...
I'm akshat Sharma of India and here people don't know what is real music... I want to suggest all people of India to listen Metallica they are really guitar heroes...
[Newest]I agree. 90 year olds even know Metallica

3Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin brought the revolution in hard rock and heavy metal praise the lords!
Should be number 1 without a shadow.

I think Queen is most popular band. They music is perfect. And after Freddie Mercury died AIDS stayed very important theme.

5Linkin Park
Right now Linkin Park is the most popular band m/ despite that I'm a LP fan I admit that the other bands here are much more better but my musical taste is linkin park and I love em m/
Linkin park is the greatest band I've ever seen. Its really amazing.
Black eyed peas above linkin park this list seriously need to be altered
I think most people who voted don't even know much songs of linkin park
[Newest]Linkin Park is best with most inspirational songs and the cherishing voice of Chester

Even if you have set metallica on the first place, but you all know that AC/DC is the most popular band ever. Over 50 millions Back in Black albums sold. Is not that enough?
Pure power and energy...rocking for 40 years already, who else could take their place? I mean... If AC/DC isn't the one would be.
Should be top spot no problem!
[Newest]Number 1 in my book

Band of the generation X. All time greats!

8One Direction
One direction is definitely the most popular band right now. Nice voices, very cute, good kids, and girls love them! Several awards for their style, looks, and music. 1directioner!
They've got that british thing going for them ;P and they're good looking which helps
1 d is soon great. I love it. I feel like singing along whenever I hear 1 of their songs
[Newest]I love them because of their accents.

9Guns N Roses
Awesome, awesome band should be number one.
Guns N' Roses is awesome! They're the best
Compose more rock songs
[Newest]Guns N' Roses the best

10Pink Floyd
Everyone who speaks English has heard of the Floyd

The Contenders

11Green Day
Always feeling the youth inside.
The leaders of modern rock... Still kicking today with the youth after many others have died
Billie Joe Armstrong is the greatest frontman in history

12Iron Maiden
They're the kings of metal, baby! The only ones left of their kind!

This band is sick, I listen to this almost all the time
The Lords of Metal and owner of the best music around. Up the irons!

13The Rolling Stones
They are an epic band of rock and should be number 3
They are one of the best



16Maroon 5
The "BEST BAND IN THE WORLD" they should be at FIRST
What are they doing down here

17Avenged Sevenfold
RIP Jimmy " The Rev " Sullivan._.

18Black Sabbath

19Destiny's Child
love them, I mean they made the best songs ever like survivor, bootylicious, independent woman, emotion and girl.

My favorite band... I love most of their music, and there are LOTS of people who know them. Especially after Viva La Vida.
I think Coldplay is a Band WHO inspired people and the Songs are good to think about your Life
I love this band! I honestly think they should AT LEAST be in the top 10
[Newest]One of my favourite bands. I love all their albums.

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