Top 10 Bands and Singers from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, or Canada
The Contenders: Page 2
21 Iron Maiden (UK)
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. They were known for some big hits such as The Trooper, and The Number of the Beast, and have released 16 studio albums . The New Wave of British Heavy Metal Pioneers would ...read more.
22 Black Sabbath (UK)
Black Sabbath are a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward . The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback . In 1978, ...read more.
23 Judas Priest (UK)
Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. They received a lot of popularity due to their big hits Breaking The Law, You've Got Another Thing Comin', and Living after Midnight which were played on the radio a ...read more.
24 Led Zeppelin (UK)
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
25 Strapping Young Lad (Canada)
Strapping Young Lad was a Canadian extreme metal band formed by Devin Townsend in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1994. The band started as a one-man studio project; Townsend played most of the instruments on the 1995 debut album, Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing.
26 Sia (Australia)
27 Neil Finn
This list is really weird (sorry) but it may as well be a list of U.K. Artists at the top because they're the only ones that get recognition, I would have done this list without the U.K. But even then the ranking makes no sense Lorde above the Beatles, really? Even I'm not THAT Biased
28 5 Seconds of Summer
5 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 ...read more.
29 FKA Twigs (UK)
FKA twigs isn't well known, but has had some success worldwide. Her music is well-recieved and she never goes with the "mainstream flow". Her music is experimental and definitely a breath of fresh air in the Alternative R&B scene. Check out some of her music and you'll see what I mean.
30 John Farnham (Australia)
John Peter Farnham, Jr., formerly billed as Johnny Farnham from his professional debut in 1967 until 1980, is an English-born Australian pop singer.
31 Jimmy Barnes (Australia)
James Dixon Swan, better known as Jimmy Barnes, is a Scottish-born Australian rock singer-songwriter.
32 Little River Band (Australia)
33 Cold Chisel (Australia)
34 Justin Bieber (Canada)
Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claiming he was Part-Indian) and he is Christian . He is the son of an author, Pattie Mallet . ...read more.
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