Bands/Musicians Arista Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Arista Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Arista Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Arista Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Arista Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Arista Records.

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112 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
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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2nd II None is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop 2nd II None is a rap group from Compton, California. It consist of cousins KK and Gangsta D.

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A Flock of Seagulls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music A Flock of Seagulls are an English new wave band originally formed in Liverpool by brothers Michael "Mike" Score and Alister "Ali" James Score, along with Francis Lee ...more

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A2V is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Soul music, Contemporary R&B, Hip hop soul

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Abra Moore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock Abra Moore is a folk-styled rock singer-songwriter. Her 1997 album Strangest Places included the hit "Four Leaf Clover", which received airplay in Midwest U.S. radio markets and VH1 ...more

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Ace of Base is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Dancehall, Pop music Ace of Base is a Swedish pop group, originally consisting of Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg and three siblings, Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Malin "Linn" Berggren and Jenny ...more

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Adema is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Rock music, Post-grunge Adema is a rock band from Bakersfield, California that formed in 2000 consisting of vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls. After their ...more

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Air Supply is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Pop rock Air Supply is an Australian soft rock duo, consisting of British-born singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock. They had a succession of hits worldwide, ...more

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Airto Moreira is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz fusion, Jazz Airto Moreira is a Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist. He is married to jazz singer Flora Purim, and their daughter Diana Moreira is also a singer. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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Al Jourgensen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Synthpop, New Wave Alejandro Ramírez "Al" Jourgensen, is a Cuban-American musician best known as the founder and frontman of the industrial metal band Ministry. He is sometimes credited as Alain ...more

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Alan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Country, Neotraditional country Alan Eugene Jackson is an American singer, songwriter and musician, known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. He has recorded 15 ...more

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Alan Parsons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock Alan Parsons is an English audio engineer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He was involved with the production of several significant albums, including The Beatles' Abbey Road and Let ...more

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Alannah Currie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Alannah Currie is a musician and artist, best known as a former member of the UK pop group, Thompson Twins.

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Alex Blake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-bop, Jazz Alex Blake is a post-bop jazz double-bassist and electric bass guitarist.

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul 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 ...more

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Alison Limerick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Dance-pop, House music Alison T. Limerick is a British singer who scored success in the 1990s with the huge club anthem "Where Love Lives", which was her solo-debut and a #3 hit on the U.S. Hot Dance Club

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Amici Forever is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Operatic pop Amici Forever is a band of four classically trained singers who mix opera with pop music. The band's first album, The Opera Band, reached number one on the Australian classical charts, number ...more

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Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive rock, Art rock Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe were a progressive rock band active from 1988 to 1990 that comprised four past members of the English progressive rock band Yes. Singer Jon Anderson left Yes as he ...more

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Andrea Martin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Andrea Louise Martin is an American actress and comedian. She has appeared in films such as Black Christmas, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, on stage in productions such as ...more

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Andrew Edge is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Pop music, Dance music Andrew Edge is a musician from Leeds, England. He moved to London in the late 1970s, and joined the Thompson Twins. After one year Edge left the group and joined Uropa Lula, who released three ...more

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Angela Bofill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Contemporary R&B, Dance music, Rhythm and blues Angela Tomasa Bofill is an American R&B and jazz singer and songwriter.

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Angie Stone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative hip hop, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B Angie Stone is an American soul/neo soul singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. She has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. Stone has been most successful on the R&B charts, ...more

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Ann Curless is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Dance-pop, House music Ann Curless-Weiss is a popular music singer, most notable for being a member of Exposé.

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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music Annie Lennox, OBE, born Ann Lennox, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The ...more

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Another Level is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Another Level was an English soul and R&B influenced boy band that formed in 1997 and broke up in 2000, consisting of Mark Baron, Dane Bowers, Bobak Kianoush and Wayne Williams. They had ...more

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Anthony Braxton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Avant-garde jazz, Opera, Jazz Anthony Braxton is an American composer and instrumentalist. Braxton has released well over 100 albums since the 1960s. Among the instruments he plays are the sopranino, soprano, C-melody, F ...more

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Anthony Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Soul music Anthony Cornelius Hamilton is an American R&B singer-songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin' from Where I'm From, which featured ...more

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Anthony Phillips is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock Anthony Edwin "Ant" Phillips is an English multi instrumentalist, first known as a founding member of the band Genesis. He played guitar and sang backing vocals until leaving in 1970, ...more

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Archie Shepp is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Archie Shepp is a prominent African-American jazz saxophonist. Shepp is best known for his passionately Afrocentric music of the late 1960s, which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by ...more

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Aretha Franklin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer and songwriter. She began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, where her father, C. L. Franklin, was ...more

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Artful Dodger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Power pop Artful Dodger are an American power pop rock band, noted for their tight rock compositions, deft lyricism, vocal harmonies, and live shows. The group was heavily influenced by The Beatles, ...more

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Atlantic Starr is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Dance-pop Atlantic Starr was an American band. Among their biggest hits were "Always" and "Secret Lovers."

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Automatic Black is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Automatic Black Indie, Rock music, Punk rock Automatic Black is a rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The band formed in 2001 when vocalist Jeff Darr returned from Europe and met Tom Chambers and Steve Kitabjian through mutual ...more

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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music 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 ...more

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Baby Bash is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Electro hop Ronnie Ray Bryant, better known by his stage name Baby Bash, is a Mexican-American rapper. From 1995 to 1998, he performed under the stage name Baby Beesh, as part of Dope House Records, after ...more

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Babylon A.D. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Hard rock Babylon A.D. is a hard rock band formed in 1986. Babylon A.D. hail from the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Original members, Derek Davis vocalist/songwriter, guitarists and music writers ...more

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Bachelor Girl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie, Pop music, Pop rock Bachelor Girl was an Australian pop duo, formed in 1992 by Tania Doko as vocalist and James Roche as musician, producer and arranger. Their 1998 debut single, "Buses and Trains", was a ...more

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Bandit is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Bandit Rock music Bandit was a British rock band, existing between 1976 and 1978. Bandit released two albums with different line-ups. Bandit's debut Bandit was released in late 1976 on Arista Records. This album ...more

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Bay City Rollers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music Bay City Rollers were a Scottish pop band whose popularity was highest in the mid 1970s. The British Hit Singles & Albums noted that they were "tartan teen sensations from ...more

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Ben Sidran is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Jazz Ben Hirsh Sidran is an American jazz and rock pianist, organist, vocalist and writer born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, noted for his work with the early Steve Miller Band.

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Bernard Wright is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Bernard Wright Crossover jazz, Contemporary R&B, Post-bop Bernard Wright is an American funk and jazz keyboardist and singer who began his career as a session musician and later released several solo albums in the 1980s. Wright was born in Jamaica, ...more

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Billy Jones is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Southern rock, Hard rock William Harry Jones was an American guitarist and singer best known as a founding member of Outlaws. Jones was a major contributor to the discography of The Outlaws. He parted ways with the band ...more

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Blackhawk Band is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Country Blackhawk is an American country music group founded in 1992 by Henry Paul, Van Stephenson, and Dave Robbins. Several backing musicians also performed with the trio; however, these backing ...more

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Blake Lewis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop Blake Colin Lewis is an American singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was the runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol. His major label debut album A.D.D. was released on December 4, 2007 ...more

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Blu Cantrell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B Blu Cantrell is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter. Cantrell rose to fame in 2001, with the release of her debut single, "Hit 'Em Up Style", which peaked at number two on ...more

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Blue is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue Pop music

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Blue Zone is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue Zone Blue Zone was a 1980s British band. The group consisted of Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney and Andy Morris.

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Bob Weir is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Psychedelic rock Bob Wier is an actor.

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Bobby & The Midnites is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Bobby & The Midnites Bobby and the Midnites was a rock group led by Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead. The band was Weir's main side project during the first half of the 1980s. They released two albums, but were better ...more

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Bobby Broom is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Arista Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz-funk, Hard bop, Jazz fusion Bobby Broom, birthname Robert Broom, Jr., is an American jazz guitarist, composer and music educator born and raised in New York City who relocated to Chicago, which has been his home town since ...more