The best bands and musicians from Sheffield according to our readers, including Arctic Monkeys and Def Leppard

Sheffield has produced some amazing bands and musicians over the years, from The Human League and Def Leppard to the Arctic Monkeys.

But with so many classic albums and hit singles between them, how do you choose which is the best musical act to have come out of the Steel City? That’s the question we asked our readers, and there was an amazing response.

More than 800 people had their say, with the responses showing the breadth of musical tastes within the city, and perhaps reflecting the generation gap as well. We’ve put together this list of the best Sheffield bands and musicians based on your responses.

We couldn’t include every selection unfortunately but these are the artists which cropped up most often, including a couple of surprising picks.