Bands/Musicians 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.

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The Black Crowes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
The Black Crowes Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989. Their discography includes nine studio albums, four live albums and several charting singles. The band was signed to Def American ...more

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André 3000 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
André 3000 Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music André Lauren Benjamin, better known by his stage name André 3000, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being ...more

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Outkast is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Outkast Alternative hip hop, Dance-pop, Jazz Outkast was an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, in East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers André "André 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big ...more

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T.I. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
T.I. Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop, Gangsta rap Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage name T.I., is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. He signed his first major label record deal in 1999, with Arista Records ...more

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Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Ludacris Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop, Hardcore hip hop Christopher Brian "Chris" Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the ...more

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John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
John Mayer Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music John Clayton Mayer is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and raised in nearby Fairfield. He 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 Hip hop music, Girl group, Alternative hip hop TLC is an American girl group whose repertoire spans R&B, hip hop, pop, funk and new jack swing. TLC originally comprised singer Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, rapper Lisa "Left ...more

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Cee Lo Green is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Cee Lo Green Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, better known by his stage name CeeLo Green, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and businessman. Green came to initial prominence as a member of ...more

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Ciara is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Ciara Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and fashion model. Born in Austin, Texas, she traveled around the world ...more

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Monica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Monica Hip hop music, Pop music, Folk music Monica Denise Brown, simply known as Monica, is an American singer, producer, and actress. Born and raised in College Park, Georgia, she began performing as a child and became part of a ...more

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Gladys Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Gladys Knight Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Gospel music Gladys Maria Knight, known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American recording artist, songwriter, businesswoman, humanitarian and author. A four-time Grammy Award-winner, she is best ...more

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

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Big Boi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Big Boi Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Southern hip hop Antwan André Patton, better known by his stage name Big Boi, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor, best known for being a member of American hip hop duo OutKast ...more

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Goodie Mob is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Goodie Mob Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop 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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Young Jeezy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Young Jeezy Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Pop rap Jay Wayne Jenkins, better known by his stage name Young Jeezy or simply Jeezy, is an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He is the de facto leader of Southern hip hop group ...more

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Lil Jon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Lil Jon Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap Jonathan Smith, better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and DJ. He was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, which he ...more

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Mastodon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Mastodon Post-metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor. ...more

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Brenda Lee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Brenda Lee Pop music, Rockabilly, Country Brenda Mae Tarpley, known as Brenda Lee, is an American performer and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 47 US chart hits during ...more

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Keri Hilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Keri Hilson Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Keri Lynn Hilson is an American singer, songwriter, actress and record producer. She was born and raised in Decatur, Georgia, and spent most of her youth working with producer Anthony Dent, as a ...more

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

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Casting Crowns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Casting Crowns Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music 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
Soulja Boy Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Pop music DeAndre Cortez Way, better known by his stage name Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. In September 2007, his single ...more

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Gnarls Barkley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Gnarls Barkley Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul Gnarls Barkley is an American soul music duo, composed of music producer Brian Joseph Burton and singer-songwriter Thomas DeCarlo Callaway. Their debut studio album St. Elsewhere, was released ...more

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Gucci Mane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Gucci Mane Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop, Gangsta rap Radric Delantic Davis, better known by his stage name Gucci Mane, is an American rapper. He debuted in 2005 with Trap House, followed by Hard to Kill in 2006, Trap-A-Thon, and Back to the Trap ...more

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Sugarland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Sugarland Country pop, Pop music, Country Sugarland, an American country music duo, is composed of singer, songwriters and actors Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush. Sugarland was founded in 2002 by Kristen Hall with Bush and became a ...more

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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Arrested Development Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop Arrested Development is an American alternative hip hop group that formed in Atlanta in 1988. It was founded by Speech and his then best friend Headliner as a positive, Afrocentric alternative ...more

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Indigo Girls is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Indigo Girls Folk rock Indigo Girls are an American folk rock music duo consisting of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. They met in elementary school and began performing together as high school students in Decatur, Georgia, ...more

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Killer Mike is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Killer Mike Hip hop music, Southern hip hop Michael Render, better known by his stage name Killer Mike, is an American hip hop recording artist and occasional actor from Atlanta, Georgia. He is the founder of Grind Time Official Records, ...more

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112 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
112 Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B 112 is an American R&B quartet from Atlanta, Georgia. Formerly artists on Bad Boy Records, the group signed to the Def Soul roster in 2002. They had great success in the late 1990s and early ...more

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Tracy Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Tracy Lawrence Country Tracy Lawrence is an American country music artist. He started at a country music restaurant called "Live At Libby's" where owner Libby Knight would help local talent find their way ...more

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Gladys Knight & the Pips is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Gladys Knight & the Pips Rhythm and blues, Soul music Gladys Knight & The Pips were an R&B/soul family musical act from Atlanta, Georgia, active from 1953 to 1989. The group was best known for their string of hit singles on Motown's ...more

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Jessie James is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Jessie James Country pop, Pop music, Pop rock Jessica Rose "Jessie" James Decker is an American country pop singer-songwriter and reality T.V. personality. Having auditioned for and being rejected by most of the country labels in ...more

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B.o.B is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
B.o.B Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Decatur, Georgia. In 2006, B.o.B was discovered by Brian ...more

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Mother's Finest is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Mother's Finest Rock music, Funk metal, Heavy metal Mother's Finest is a pioneering American funk rock band founded in Atlanta, Georgia, by the vocal duo of Joyce "Baby Jean" Kennedy and Glenn "Doc" Murdock in 1970 when the ...more

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D4L is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
D4L Hip hop music, Pop rap, Snap music D4L was an American hip hop group, formed in 2003, composed of Atlanta-based rappers Fabo, Mook-B, Stoney,N_Holla and Shawty Lo. They are best known for their hit single "Laffy Taffy", ...more

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Confederate Railroad is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Confederate Railroad Honky-tonk, Country, Southern rock Confederate Railroad is an American country rock/southern rock band founded in 1987 in Marietta, Georgia by Danny Shirley, Michael Lamb, Mark Dufresne, Chris McDaniel, Warren "Gates" ...more

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Manchester Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Manchester Orchestra Alternative rock, Indie rock Manchester Orchestra is an American indie rock band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2004. The group is composed of rhythm guitarist-singer-songwriter Andy Hull, lead guitarist Robert McDowell, ...more

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Lil' Scrappy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Lil' Scrappy Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Contemporary R&B Darryl Kevin Richardson II better known by his stage name Lil Scrappy is an American rapper. Richardson was discovered by producer and performer Lil Jon while performing at a bar, when a fight ...more

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Mary Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Mary Lou Williams Third stream, Swing music, Hard bop Mary Lou Williams was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. She wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements, and recorded more than one hundred records. Williams wrote and ...more

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Jagged Edge is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Jagged Edge Contemporary R&B, New jack swing, Rhythm and blues Jagged Edge is an American mainstream R&B group signed through Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recordings. The group has had a number of hit singles, many of which are produced by Dupri. The ...more

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Bubba Sparxxx is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Bubba Sparxxx Hip hop music, Country rap, Southern hip hop Warren Anderson Mathis, better known by his stage name, Bubba Sparxxx, is an American hip hop recording artist from Troup County, Georgia. He is perhaps best known for his singles ...more

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Xscape is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Xscape Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Xscape was a female American R&B quartet which began as a quintet. The group had 6 top 10 hit songs on the Billboard Hot 100 during the 1990s including "Just Kicking it", ...more

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Kaki King is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Kaki King Shoegazing, Rock music, Experimental rock Kaki King is an American guitarist and composer. King is known for her percussive and jazz-tinged melodies, energetic live shows, use of multiple tunings on acoustic and lap steel guitar, and ...more

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Kris Kross is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Kris Kross Hip hop music Kris Kross was an American rap duo of the 1990s, Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith. The duo was best known for their 1992 hit "Jump", which was ...more

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Ying Yang Twins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Ying Yang Twins Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Atlanta hip hop The Ying Yang Twins are an Atlanta-based American hip hop duo consisting of Kaine and D-Roc. The group debuted in 2000 and rose to mainstream popularity in 2003 collaborating with Lil Jon in his ...more

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Ray Stevens is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Ray Stevens Pop music, Novelty song, Country Harold Ray Ragsdale, known professionally as Ray Stevens, is an American country and pop singer-songwriter and comedian.

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Doug Stone is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Doug Stone Country Douglas Jackson Brooks, known professionally as Doug Stone, is an American country music singer. He debuted in 1990 with the single "I'd Be Better Off", the first release from his 1990 ...more

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Van Hunt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Van Hunt Neo soul, Rock music, Contemporary R&B Van Hunt is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He released his debut album, Van Hunt, in 2004, and a follow-up, On the Jungle Floor, in 2006, both on ...more

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Young Dro is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Young Dro Hip hop music, Southern hip hop D'Juan Montrel Hart, better known by his stage name Young Dro, is an American hip hop recording artist from Bankhead, Atlanta, Georgia. After gaining recognition with his regional hit song “Yes ...more

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Deerhunter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Atlanta
Deerhunter Noise rock, Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia Deerhunter is an American five-piece indie rock group originating from Atlanta, Georgia. The band, consisting of Bradford Cox, Moses Archuleta, Frankie Broyles, Josh McKay and Lockett Pundt, ...more