The 150 Most Popular Festival Artists From 2017

They are the engine that drives everything we love about music festivals. If fans are the beating heart of music festivals, than the artists are the soul, traveling the globe like minstrels of olden times delivering musical hope in dark times. Also, some of them just put on the most kick-ass shows we’ve every seen. Like our previous navel-gazing year end list of the 150 most popular music festivals in the world, we dug through the data of 2,000,000 festival fans on our website to uncover the 150 most popular artists playing festivals this past year. Enjoy!

Most Popular Festival Artists from 2017

Rank / Artist
  1. Red Hot Chili Peppers
  2. Radiohead
  3. The 1975
  4. Garbage
  5. The Weeknd
  6. Kendrick Lamar
  7. Bastille
  8. Kings of Leon
  9. Twenty One Pilots
  10. Alt-J

    #10: Alt-J

  11. The xx
  12. The Chainsmokers
  13. Foo Fighters
  14. Blink-182
  15. Imagine Dragons
  16. Bassnectar
  17. The Killers
  18. Cage the Elephant
  19. Odesza
  20. Skrillex

    #17: The Killers

  21. Wiz Khalifa
  22. Flume
  23. Kygo
  24. Tame Impala
  25. The Lumineers
  26. Arctic Monkeys
  27. Die Antwoord
  28. A$AP Rocky
  29. Metallica
  30. Bon Iver

    #23: Kygo

  31. The Avett Brothers
  32. Gorillaz
  33. Lana Del Rey
  34. MGMT
  35. Mumford & Sons
  36. Drake
  37. Arcade Fire
  38. Green Day
  39. J. Cole
  40. Bonobo
  41. Bruno Mars
  42. Major Lazer
  43. Solange
  44. Glass Animals
  45. Alabama Shakes
  46. Chance The Rapper
  47. Linkin Park
  48. Coldplay
  49. Depeche Mode
  50. G-Eazy

    #44: Glass Animals

  51. Florence and the Machine
  52. Frank Ocean
  53. Calvin Harris
  54. Future
  55. Marshmello
  56. Jack Johnson
  57. Bring Me The Horizon
  58. Mac DeMarco
  59. Mac Miller
  60. Ed Sheeran

    #51: Florence + The Machine

  61. Griz
  62. Weezer
  63. Panic! At The Disco
  64. Run The Jewels
  65. System of a Down
  66. Flying Lotus
  67. Tove Lo
  68. Justice
  69. Porter Robinson
  70. Rae Sremmurd

    #67: Tove Lo

  71. Soundgarden
  72. Avicii
  73. Catfish and the Bottlemen
  74. Zedd
  75. Muse
  76. The Prodigy
  77. The Shins
  78. DJ Snake
  79. Lorde
  80. Eminem

    #76: The Prodigy

  81. Paramore
  82. Above & Beyond
  83. Martin Garrix
  84. Phoenix
  85. Zeds Dead
  86. deadmau5
  87. Ty Segall
  88. Rihanna
  89. Rammstein
  90. The Offspring

    #87: Ty Segall and the Muggers

  91. Kid Cudi
  92. David Guetta
  93. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  94. Excision
  95. Sia
  96. Portugal. the Man
  97. The Roots
  98. Fall Out Boy
  99. Snoop Dogg
  100. The Head and the Heart

    #96: Portugal. The Man

  101. Vance Joy
  102. Skepta
  103. Justin Bieber
  104. Aerosmith
  105. Maroon 5
  106. Disclosure
  107. Pearl Jam
  108. Two Door Cinema Club
  109. 30 Seconds to Mars
  110. Pixies

    #102: Skepta

  111. Modest Mouse
  112. Ryan Adams
  113. Of Monsters and Men
  114. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  115. Band of Horses
  116. Papa Roach
  117. Primus
  118. Avenged Sevenfold
  119. The String Cheese Incident
  120. Beyonce

    #115: Band of Horses

  121. Breaking Benjamin
  122. CHVRCHES
  123. Ellie Goulding
  124. Kanye West
  125. Nathaniel Rateliff
  126. Tool
  127. Widespread Panic
  128. Father John Misty
  129. In This Moment
  130. Korn

    #125 Nathaniel Rateliff

  131. Childish Gambino
  132. Grouplove
  133. Hozier
  134. The Cure
  135. Armin Van Buuren
  136. Grimes
  137. Iggy Pop
  138. Disturbed
  139. Five Finger Death Punch
  140. Foxygen

    #140: Foxygen

  141. LCD Soundsystem
  142. Sting
  143. The Pretty Reckless
  144. Foster the People
  145. Greensky Bluegrass
  146. M83
  147. Nine Inch Nails
  148. Nas
  149. Pet Shop Boys
  150. Alesso