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List of Famous Bands from Atlanta

Updated February 4, 2019 131.8k views212 items

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. {#nodes}
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    The Black Crowes

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock
    The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989. Their discography includes eight...  more

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  • 2

    André 3000

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
    André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly...  more

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  • 3


    Alternative hip hop, Dance-pop
    Outkast (stylized as OutKast) is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992 in East Point,...  more

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    Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop
    Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (born September 25, 1980), known professionally as T.I. and Tip...  more

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  • 5


    Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop
    Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), known professionally as Ludacris (), is...  more

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  • 6

    John Mayer

    Blues, Pop
    John Clayton Mayer (; born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and...  more

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  • 7


    Hip hop music, Girl group
    TLC is an American girl group whose original line-up consisted of Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, Lisa...  more

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  • 8

    Cee Lo Green

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
    Thomas DeCarlo Callaway (born May 30, 1974), known professionally as CeeLo Green (or Cee Lo...  more

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  • 9


    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Ciara Princess Harris ( see-ERR-ə; born October 25, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter,...  more

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  • 10


    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Monica Denise Brown (née Arnold; born October 24, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter,...  more

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  • 11

    Gladys Knight

    Rhythm and blues, Soul music
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  • 12

    Lady A

    Country, Pop
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  • 13

    Big Boi

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
    Antwan André Patton (born February 1, 1975), better known by his stage name Big Boi, is an...  more

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  • 14

    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...  more

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  • 15


    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
    Jay Wayne Jenkins (born September 28, 1977), known professionally as Jeezy (formerly Young...  more

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  • 16

    Lil Jon

    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop
    Jonathan Smith (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Lil Jon, is an American...  more

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  • 17


    Post-metal, Progressive metal
    Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2000. The group is...  more

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  • 18

    Brenda Lee

    Pop music, Rockabilly
    Brenda Lee (born Brenda Mae Tarpley; December 11, 1944) is an American performer and the...  more

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  • 19

    Keri Hilson

    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Keri Lynn Hilson (born December 5, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, vocal arranger and...  more

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  • 20


    Nu metal, Industrial metal
    Sevendust is an American rock band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 1994 by bassist Vince...  more

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  • 21

    Casting Crowns

    Pop music, Rock music
    Casting Crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth...  more

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  • 22

    Soulja Boy

    Hip hop music, Dirty rap
    DeAndre Cortez Way (born July 28, 1990), better known as Soulja Boy Tell 'Em or simply Soulja...  more

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  • 23

    Gnarls Barkley

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
    Gnarls Barkley is an American soul duo, composed of singer-songwriter CeeLo Green and producer...  more

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  • 24

    Gucci Mane

    Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop
    Radric Delantic Davis (born February 12, 1980), known professionally as Gucci Mane, is an...  more

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  • 25


    Country pop, Pop music
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