Have you been searching for a list of Pop Group Names? Or maybe you just want a list of the top 120 famous pop group names both past and present?
If your answer is yes, then you’ve just arrived at the right place. We will be providing you with not just the names, but also with a brief history of each pop group. You can check out our Kpop Girl Group Names Ideas.
Pop Group Names
ABBA a pop group from Sweden, created in 1972 (Stockholm) by Agnetha Fältskog, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The band name was gotten from the acronym of each member’s name.
#2. Sly and the Family Stone
Formed in 1966 and was among those who helped define the 1960s and early 1970s Pop music with a fusion of funk, soul, and psychedelia.
#3. Art of Noise
They were named after A Manifesto (The Art of Noisesâ€ 1913) presented by an Italian Futurist, Luigi Russolo â€œ.
#4. Alien Ant Farm
The Alien Ant Farm was formed in Riverside, California, United States, in 1996. They have been able to release five studio albums with over a million units sold worldwide.
This group was named after their residential address where they all lived together during their university days. No. 48 May Street, Hamilton, New Zealand.
#6. Bad Company
Named after a movie starring Jeff Bridges in 1972. The movie was also starring Barry Brown and was directed by Robert Benton.
#7. 10,000 Maniacs
This band was named after a horror movie released in 1964 (Two Thousand Maniacs!â€). 10,000 Maniacs is an American alternative rock band and they were founded in 1981.
Another famous band group in the past that was named after a German Art movement in “Staatliches Bauhaus school”. The group was created by Walter Gropius and operated from 1919 to 1933.
Famous reggae group well known for adding soul and R& B influences to the reggae sound. They released a total of 21 albums and have been performing since the mid-1970s.
#10. Black Flag
The Black Flag which was formerly known as Panic is an American band founded in 1976 in California (Hermosa Beach). It was created by Greg Ginn, the primary songwriter, guitarist, and sole continuous member.
#11. Buffalo Springfield
The Buffalo Springfield is the group with the shortest existence. The North American rock band was only active from 1966 to 1968. Some of their prominent members include Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, and Neil Young.
#12. Blood, Sweat & Tears
Another American band group noted for their combination of a rock band and brass instrumentation.
#13. Pink Floyd
The former bandleader was Syd Barrett: vocals, guitar born on the 6th of January, 1946and died in 2006 at age 60 from pancreatic cancer.
# 14. Led Zeppelin
Popular British band well known for co-creating the music genre of heavy metal as well as their iconic “Stairway to Heaven” track.
Notable Japanese band group named after the Gaelic word which means ‘family’.
#16. The Clash
Formed in 1976 in London and played a major role in the original wave of British punk rock. They also contributed during the post-punk era and involved in movements that emerged in the wake of punk and added elements of various genres which include dub, reggae, etc.
One of the biggest music act the world has produced. They started during the late 1980s, using their songs as a medium to tackle human rights issues which they expressed through their public statements, lyrics, and actions.
#18. The Band
A band group of five people; one American and four Canadians. They are namely Rick Danko, Garth Hudson, Robbie Robertson, Richard Manuel, and Levon Helm.
#19. The Velvet Underground
An American rock band created in 1964 in New York City by Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison, Angus MacLise, and John Cale.
#20. The Communards
The Communards were a British pop duo who were active from 1985 to 1988. The due became very prominent as a result of their own cover of “Never Can Say Goodbye” and “Don’t Leave Me This Way”.
#21. Death Cab for Cutie
Death Cab for Cutie was formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997 and serves as an American alternative rock band. It’s made up of Nick Harmer, Ben Gibbard, Zac Rae, Jason McGerr, and Dave Depper.
#22. Crosby Stills Nash & Young
Formerly known as CSN (Crosby, Stills, & Nash) before Young joined the group and the name was then changed to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSNY).
#23. Deep Purple
The English band was created in 1968 in Hertford, Hertfordshire. Deep Purple was also one of the pioneers of modern hard rock and heavy metal. Nevertheless, their musical approach has changed over time.
AC/DC is an Australian music band created by Scottish-born brothers Angus Young and Malcolm in 1973. The group describes their music as “rock and roll” even though people perceive it as heavy metal, hard rock, and blues-rock.
#25. Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode is an English electronic music band created in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. They are currently a trio made up of Martin Gore, Andy Fletcher, and Dave Gahan.
#26. Down By Law
Down By Law is a trio of pop singers who named the group after the famous movie with the same name, directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Erasure was formed in 1985 in London. It comprises of English synth-pop duo; Andy Bell and Vince Clarke. Their debut single includes “Who Needs Love Like That”.
Everclear is another pop group that got their name from Everclear, a rectified spirit produced by Luxco, an American company.
Mike Rutherford, Anthony Phillips, and Tony Banks, the founding members of Genesis pop group all met in a public school in Godalming, Surreyat; Charterhouse School where they all came together to form the group.
Fischerspooner is an electroclash duo, though the group later formed a troupe in 1998 in New York City. The name of the group was gotten from the two founder’s last names; Warren Fischer and Casey Spooner.
Other Real Pop Group Names
Below is a list of other real-life Pop Group names that you can either adopt or draw inspiration from when creating your own group name.
|808 State||The Doors||Duran Duran||Everything but the Girl||Foo Fighters|
|Green Day||Heaven 17||Iron Maiden||Kraftwerk||The Human League|
|Jethro Tull||The Lemonheads||Marillion||Jupiter One||Level 42|
|The Mock Turtles||Nirvana||Nerfherder||Me First and the Gimme Gimmes||Operation Ivy|
|The Killers||Ned's Atomic Dustbin||Pink Floyd||NOFX||Ramones|
|Sigue Sigue Sputnik||Squirrel Nut Zippers||The Searchers||Styx||Sisters of Mercy|
|REO Speedwagon||They Might Be Giants||Steppenwolf||Toad the Wet Sprocket||The Rolling Stones|
|T'Pau||Modest Mouse||Moloko||UB40||The Thompson Twins|
|Weezer||Led Zeppelin||Veruca Salt||The Who||Simon & Garfunkel|
|Eagles||Funkadelic||The Jam||Lynyrd Skynyrd||The Temptations|
|The Bee Gees||Chicago||The Platters||The Supremes||Buffalo Springfield|
|The Drifters||The Stooges||Roxy Music||The Mamas and the Papas||The Flying Burrito Brothers|
Fantasy Pop Group Names
In this section, we will be providing you with extra Pop group names, though not real names. The names were created out of our imagination. You can also decide to use them as your group name for your Pop team.
|Singing Bees||Supreme Voices||Soloful Minds||Talented Voices|
|Cereal Singers||The Over comers||Loud Notes||Singing 5|
|Magic Cure||The Headies||Van Halen||The Yardbirds|
|Hotplay||Starfish||Peter Pan Crew||Stella Plus|
|Beastie Girls||Red Chili Peppers||Wonder Brothers||Liquid Fire Voices|
We hope you enjoyed the list of names that we’ve provided. If you have any nice girl or boy Kpop groups names, that you think will be fantastic for a pop group, then don’t hesitate to share it with us via the comment section.