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List of famous record producers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top record producers in the world? This includes the most prominent record producers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable record producers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic record producers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned record producers.

Items here include everything from Jimi Hendrix to Britney Spears.

From reputable, prominent, and well known record producers to the lesser known record producers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the record producer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous record producers ever?" and "What are the names of famous record producers?" then you're in the right place. (1439 items)
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first and second studio albums, ...Baby One More ...more

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Age: 35

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter Television producer, + more

Credits: Bridesmaids, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Spring Breakers, Knocked Up

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#91 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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#68 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Christina MarĂ­a Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television series Star Search and The Mickey Mouse Club in her early years. After recording "Reflection", the theme for ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Actor, + more

Credits: Get Smart, Moulin Rouge, Burlesque, Tony Bennett: An American Classic

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#21 on The Best Singers of All Time

#6 on The Best Current Female Singers

#7 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#12 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more ...more

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Age: 32

Birthplace: Belleville, Canada

Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Guitarist, Musician Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Alice in Wonderland, Bruce Almighty, American Wedding, Eragon

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#24 on The Best Current Female Singers

#94 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#64 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

#50 on The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today

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Ashley Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 TV advertisements and had roles in theatre and television shows. In 2004, she was cast as Maddie Fitzpatrick in Disney Channel's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, and rose to ...more

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Age: 31

Birthplace: West Deal, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Actor Voice acting

Credits: Phineas and Ferb, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, High School Musical, Donnie Darko

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records. Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter Actor

Credits: Men in Black, The Great Gatsby, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ali

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#53 on The Best Singers of All Time

#13 on The Best Current Female Singers

#19 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#22 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Christopher Maurice Brown "Chris" Brown is an American recording artist, dancer, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows. Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released ...more

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Age: 27

Birthplace: Tappahannock, Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Entrepreneur Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Ted, The Bling Ring, Step Up, Rio 2

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#2 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepdad

#11 on The Greatest Dancing Singers

#1 on Celebrities Who Would Probably Be Bad at Cuddling

#28 on Rappers with the Coolest Post-Rap Careers

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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Courtney Michelle Love is an American alternative rock singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s as the frontwoman of Hole, Love became a fixture in alternative music, drawing public attention for her uninhibited stage presence and ...more

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Age: 52

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter Musician, + more

Credits: Kurt & Courtney, The People vs. Larry Flynt, Juno, Hit So Hard

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#59 on The Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a Band

#9 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

#40 on Musicians with the Best Onstage Banter

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date. In his five-decade career Elton John has sold ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: Pinner, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Television producer, Musician Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: The Lion King, American Hustle, Almost Famous, Australia

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#19 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#9 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#13 on The Best Singers of All Time

#95 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

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