Goo Goo Dolls has to be NY's favorite band... right?? Tweet Posted February 27th, 2014 @ 5:57am Nope! I was wrong! I found this chart that lists each state's favorite band.... and New York's favorite band/artist is James Blake, an English electronic music producer and singer-songwriter from London.... WHAT?!?! I know!!! I couldn't believe it either!!! Check out all of the state's favorite bands here!