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List of Famous Bands from Atlanta

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List of Atlanta bands, listed by their level of fame. This Atlanta musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Atlanta bands are included, as well as many Atlanta musicians of underground status. This list of Atlanta musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Atlanta bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List bands range from The Black Crowes to André 3000.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Atlanta?" or "What is a list of Atlanta bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (212 items)
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The Black Crowes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989. Their discography includes eight studio albums, four live albums and several charting singles. The band was signed to Def American ...more

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The Best Black Crowes Albums of All Time #146 of 285 Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame #199 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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André 3000 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop & Rock music; Nationality: United States of America
André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly Dre), is an American musician and actor best known for being part of hip hop duo ...more

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Outkast is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Outkast (stylized as OutKast) is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992 in East Point, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers André "André 3000" Benjamin (formerly ...more

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#34 of 138 The Dopest Rappers of the '90s #4 of 125 The Best Hip Hop Groups of All Time

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T.I. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop & Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America
Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (born September 25, 1980), known professionally as T.I. and Tip (often stylized as TIP or T.I.P.), is an American rapper and actor. Harris signed his first major-label ...more

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The Best T.I. Songs #43 of 498 The Greatest Rappers Of All Timelisted on The Complete List of Rappers Who've Been in Prison

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Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop & Hardcore hip hop; Nationality: United States of America
Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), known professionally as Ludacris (), is an American rapper and actor. Ludacris is the founder of Disturbing tha Peace. Ludacris has won ...more

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John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Blues, Pop & Rock; Nationality: United States of America
John Clayton Mayer (; born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mayer attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, ...more

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TLC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
TLC is an American girl group whose original line-up consisted of Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas. Formed in Atlanta, ...more

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#172 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #76 of 125 The Best Hip Hop Groups of All Time

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Cee Lo Green is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop & Pop music; Nationality: United States of America
Thomas DeCarlo Callaway (born May 30, 1974), known professionally as CeeLo Green (or Cee Lo Green), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor. Green came to initial ...more

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Ciara is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Contemporary R&B; Nationality: United States of America
Ciara Princess Harris ( see-ERR-ə; born October 25, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and model. Born in Austin, Texas, she traveled around the world during her childhood, ...more

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Monica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Folk music; Nationality: United States of America
Monica Denise Brown (née Arnold; born October 24, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. Born and raised in College Park, Georgia, she began performing as a ...more

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Gladys Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Rhythm and blues, Soul music & Gospel music; Nationality: United States of America
Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Knight ...more

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#184 of 695 The Best Rock Vocalists #72 of 1,042 The Best Singers of All Timelisted on Mormon Celebrities

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Lady Antebellum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Lady Antebellum is an American country music group formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2006. The group is composed of Hillary Scott (lead and background vocals), Charles Kelley (lead and ...more

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The Best Lady Antebellum Songs of All Time #112 of 332 The Top Country Artists of All Time #742 of 2,179 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

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Big Boi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop & Southern hip hop; Nationality: United States of America
Antwan André Patton (born February 1, 1975), better known by his stage name Big Boi, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer, best known for being a member of ...more

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The Best Songs Feat. Big Boi #55 of 138 The Dopest Rappers of the '90s #87 of 206 The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time

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Goodie Mob is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Goodie Mob is a hip-hop group based in Atlanta, Georgia that formed in 1991 and currently consists of members Cee-Lo, Khujo, T-Mo, and Big Gipp.

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#88 of 138 The Dopest Rappers of the '90s #37 of 188 The Best Rappers From Atlanta

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Jeezy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Gangsta rap & Pop rap; Nationality: United States of America
Jay Wayne Jenkins (born September 28, 1977), known professionally as Jeezy (formerly Young Jeezy), is an American rapper and actor. Signed to Def Jam Recordings since 2004, his major label debut ...more

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Lil Jon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop & Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America
Jonathan Smith (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Lil Jon, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ based in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the lead frontman of the ...more

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Mastodon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2000. The group is composed of Troy Sanders (bass/vocals), Brent Hinds (guitar/vocals), Bill Kelliher (guitar), and ...more

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#44 of 424 The Greatest Heavy Metal Bands Of All Time #1,039 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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Brenda Lee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Pop music, Rockabilly & Country; Nationality: United States of America
Brenda Lee (born Brenda Mae Tarpley; December 11, 1944) is an American performer and the top-charting solo female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 47 US ...more

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#153 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #29 of 157 The Top Female Country Singers

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Keri Hilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Contemporary R&B; Nationality: United States of America
Keri Lynn Hilson (born December 5, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, vocal arranger and actress. She was born and raised in Decatur, Georgia and spent most of her youth working with ...more

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#78 of 218 The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years #2,115 of 2,179 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #73 of 94 The Most Influential Women of 2019

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Sevendust is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Sevendust is an American rock band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 1994 by bassist Vince Hornsby, drummer Morgan Rose and guitarist John Connolly. After their first demo, lead vocalist Lajon ...more

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#114 of 424 The Greatest Heavy Metal Bands Of All Time #404 of 620 The Greatest Live Bands of All Time #25 of 176 The Best Black Rock Bands

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Casting Crowns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Casting Crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall, who serves as the band's lead vocalist, as part of a youth group at First Baptist ...more
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Soulja Boy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Dirty rap & Pop music; Nationality: United States of America
DeAndre Cortez Way (born July 28, 1990), better known as Soulja Boy Tell 'Em or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur. In September 2007, his debut ...more

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Gnarls Barkley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Gnarls Barkley is an American soul duo, composed of singer-songwriter CeeLo Green and producer Danger Mouse. They released their debut studio album, St. Elsewhere, in 2006. It contained their ...more
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Gucci Mane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Genre: Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop & Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America
Radric Delantic Davis (born February 12, 1980), known professionally as Gucci Mane, is an American rapper. He helped pioneer the hip-hop subgenre of trap music alongside fellow Atlanta-based ...more

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Sugarland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Sugarland is an American country music duo consisting of singer-songwriters Jennifer Nettles (lead vocals) and Kristian Bush (vocals, guitar, mandolin). Sugarland was founded in 2002 by Kristen ...more

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