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Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Capitol Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Capitol Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Capitol 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 Capitol 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 Capitol Records.

Artists include everything from Katy Perry to Tina Turner.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Capitol Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Capitol Records?"

If any musical artists are missing from this Capitol Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (1039 items)
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The Paris Sisters is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: The Paris Sisters: The Complete Phil Spector Sessions, Christmas in My Home Town

The Paris Sisters were a 1960s girl group from San Francisco, best known for their work with producer Phil Spector. The group consisted of lead singer Priscilla Paris; her older sister, Albeth ...more
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"Weird Al" Yan... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Rock music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: In 3-D, Running With Scissors, Straight Outta Lynwood, Bad Hair Day, Poodle Hat, + more

Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic ( YANG-kə-vik; born October 23, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, ...more

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A Taste of Honey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: A Taste of Honey, Beauty and Boogie, Classic Masters, Divas of Disco: Live, Anthology, + more

A Taste of Honey was an American recording act, formed in 1971 by associates Janice–Marie Johnson and Perry Kibble. In 1978, they had one of the best known chart-toppers of the disco era, ...more

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A.B. Quintanilla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Latin pop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Los Remixes 2.0, Fuego, From KK To Kumbia All-Starz / Ayer Fue Kumbia Kings, Hoy Es Kumbia All Starz, Amor, + more

Abraham Isaac Quintanilla III (born December 13, 1963), better known as A.B. Quintanilla III or A.B. Quintanilla, is an American record producer, songwriter and musician. He is the older brother ...more
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Aceyalone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop & Underground hip hop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Magnificent City, All Balls Don't Bounce, Love & Hate, Grand Imperial, Lightning Strikes, + more

Edwin M. Hayes, Jr. (born September 30, 1970), better known by his stage name Aceyalone, is an American rapper from Los Angeles, California, United States. He is a member of Freestyle ...more

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Adam Horovitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop & Rap rock; Nationality: United States of America
Adam Keefe Horovitz (born October 31, 1966), better known as Ad-Rock or King Ad-Rock, is an American rapper, guitarist and actor. He is best known as a member of the hip hop group the Beastie ...more

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Adam Siegel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Crossover thrash, Dance-rock & Grunge; Nationality: United States of America
Adam Siegel (born March 9, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, bassist, producer, actor and graphic designer (he has provided artwork and design for several releases by L.A. ...more
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Adam Yauch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop & Rap rock; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Drum Machine

Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced ; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) was an American rapper and filmmaker who was a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. He used the stage name MCA. ...more

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Adelitas Way is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Home School Valedictorian, Adelitas Way, Dog On a Leash, The Collapse, Alive, + more

Adelitas Way is an American hard rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada formed in 2006. The band's debut single "Invincible", broke them into the mainstream scene after the song made ...more
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Adeva is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: House music, Contemporary R&B & Garage house; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Adeva!, Love or Lust?, Ultimate, Too Many Fish, Welcome to the Real World, + more

Adeva (born Patricia Daniels) is an American singer. She had a string of successful house and R&B hits in the late 1980s to early 1990s, including "Warning" (UK #17), "I Thank ...more
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Afrika Bambaataa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Disco & Electro; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Afrika Shox, Planet Rock: The Album, World Destruction, Electro Funk Breakdown, Dark Matter Moving at the Speed of Light, + more

Afrika Bambaataa (; born Lance Taylor; April 17, 1957) is an American disc jockey, rapper, songwriter and producer from the South Bronx, New York. He is notable for releasing a series of ...more

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After Romeo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Varsity Fanclub

After Romeo is a pop boy band. The group is from Los Angeles, California. Members include Drew Ryan Scott, Jayk Purdy, T.C. Carter, Blake English and Devin Fox. On July 21, 2008, the group ...more
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Ak'Sent is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: International

Krystle Kantrece Johnson (born May 29, 1987), better known by her stage name Ak'Sent, is an American rapper. She is from Los Angeles, California.
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Al De Lory is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Pop music, Country & Surf music; Nationality: United States of America
Alfred V. "Al" De Lory was an American record producer, arranger, conductor and session musician. He was the producer and arranger of a series of worldwide hits by Glen Campbell in the ...more
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Al Jardine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rock music, Rock and roll & Surf music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: A Postcard From California, Live in Las Vegas

Alan Charles Jardine (born September 3, 1942) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys. He is best known as the band's rhythm guitarist and for occasionally ...more

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Al Martino is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Swing music, Traditional pop music & Easy listening; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Spanish Eyes, The Very Best of Al Martino (disc 2), Evergreen Selection, 20 Great Love Songs, Great Gentlemen of Song, + more

Al Martino (born Jasper Cini; October 7, 1927 – October 13, 2009) was an American singer and actor. He had his greatest success as a singer between the early 1950s and mid-1970s, being described ...more

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Alcatrazz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: No Parole From Rock'n'Roll, Dangerous Games, Disturbing the Peace, The Best of Alcatrazz, Live Sentence

Alcatrazz is an American heavy metal band formed in 1983 by Graham Bonnet, Jimmy Waldo and Gary Shea. They are best known for their song "God Blessed Video".
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Alexz Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Indie, Classic rock & Pop music; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Songs from Instant Star Two, Songs From Instant Star, Instant Star: Greatest Hits, Voodoo, Alexz Johnson, + more

Alexzandra Spencer "Alexz" Johnson (born November 4, 1986) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, actress and philanthropist. Her debut album Voodoo was independently ...more
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Alfa Mega is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I Am Alfamega

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Alfred Apaka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Traditional pop music and Standard; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Greatest Hits of Hawaii, Alfred Apaka's Greatest Hits, The Best of Alfred Apaka with the Hawaiian Village Serenaders

Alfred Aholo Apaka, Jr. (March 19, 1919 – January 30, 1960) was a Hawaiian singer whose romantic baritone voice was closely identified with Hawaii between the late 1940s and the early 1960s. ...more
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Alias is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Alias, Never Say Never, More Than Words Can Say

Alias is a Canadian glam metal/hard rock supergroup, formed in 1988 in Toronto by vocalist Freddy Curci and guitarist Steve DeMarchi of the Canadian arena rock band Sheriff, along with Heart ...more

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Alice in Chains is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Dirt, Alice in Chains, Facelift, Jar of Flies, Black Gives Way to Blue, + more

Alice in Chains (often abbreviated as AIC) is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who later recruited ...more

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Alter Bridge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: AB III, Blackbird, Live at Minneapolis, One Day Remains, Fortress, + more

Alter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, ...more

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Alvino Rey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Swing music, Jazz & Exotica; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: By Request, Swingin' Fling

Alvin McBurney (July 1, 1908 – February 24, 2004), known by his stage name Alvino Rey, was an American jazz guitarist and bandleader.
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Amanda Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Capitol Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rock music; Nationality: Australia
Amanda Gabrielle Brown (born 17 November 1965) is an Australian composer, classically trained musician, singer and songwriter. She is known for her role as the violinist of the band The ...more