Bands/Musicians CBS Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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4 Out of 5 Doctors is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Power pop 4 Out of 5 Doctors was a Washington D.C. based power pop band. They released an eponymous LP in 1980 produced by Alan Winstanley, and a second LP in 1982. The Doctors toured the United States ...more

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A Band Called O is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Soft rock, Progressive rock A Band Called O were a band from Jersey, Channel Islands. Originally known as "The Parlour Band", playing progressive rock, they renamed to "A Band Called O" for two albums ...more

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Adam and The Ants is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Gothic rock, Glam punk Adam and the Ants were an English new wave band active during the late 1970s and early 1980s. The group, which lasted from 1977 to 1982, existed in two incarnations, both fronted by Adam Ant. ...more

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Adam Ant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Pop music, Power pop Adam Ant is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983, including ...more

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After the Fire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Progressive rock After the Fire are a British rock band that transitioned from playing progressive rock to new wave over their initial twelve-year career, while having only one hit in the United States and one ...more

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Agnetha Fältskog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Rock music Agnetha Fältskog is a Swedish recording artist. She achieved success in Sweden after the release of her debut album Agnetha Fältskog in 1968, and reached international stardom as a ...more

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Al McKay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music Al McKay is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer, and former member of the American funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, and a recipient of five Grammy Awards. Al used to lead his own group, ...more

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Alan Silva is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Avant-garde jazz, Jazz, Free jazz Alan Silva is an American free jazz double bassist and keyboard player.

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Alice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Traditional music, Rock music Alice, also known as Alice Visconti is an Italian singer-songwriter and pianist, active since 1971. Alice had her breakthrough after winning the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Per ...more

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Alta Moda is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Funk Alta Moda were a Canadian funk-rock band formed in 1979 in Toronto. It originally consisted of singer Molly Johnson and guitarist Norman Orenstein. Drummer Steven Gelineau and bassist Etric ...more

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Alun Davies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Skiffle, Pop music, Folk music Alun Davies is a Welsh guitarist, studio musician, recording artist, and composer who rose to fame primarily with his supporting guitar work and backing vocals as accompanist for English ...more

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André Watts is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Classical music André Watts is a classical pianist and professor at the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University.

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Arc Angel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Arc Angel Rock music, Hard rock Arc Angel is an AOR rock band that was formed by musicians Jeff Cannata and Michael Soldan.

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Ariel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Ariel Progressive rock Ariel was an Australian progressive rock band based around the duo Mike Rudd and Bill Putt, who formed the band in 1973 after the breakup of their previous group Spectrum. The original Ariel ...more

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Ariel Zilber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk music, World music Ariel Zilber is an Israeli singer-songwriter, and composer. After his activity in the innovative rock band "Tamuz" he ran a solo career in which he created hebrew songs in rock, pop, ...more

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Azúcar Moreno is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Ballad, Pop music, Latin American music Azúcar Moreno is a Spanish music duo consisted of sisters Antonia "Toñi" and Encarnación "Encarna" Salazar. The duo has sold more than 3 million albums ...more

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Barbara is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Chanson, French pop music Monique Andrée Serf, whose stage name was Barbara, was a French singer. She took her stage name from her Russian grandmother, Varvara Brodsky. Her song "L'Aigle noir" sold ...more

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Barrabas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Rock music, Soul music Barrabás are a Spanish musical group, most successful in the 1970s and 1980s, when they were led by drummer Fernando Arbex. The group's musical style was initially Latin rock with jazz ...more

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Belle & The Devotions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Belle & The Devotions Pop music Belle and the Devotions was a British pop group, ostensibly a group name for the singer Kit Rolfe. Under this name she released the singles "Where Did Love Go Wrong?" and "Got to ...more

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Berlin Airlift is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rock and roll Berlin Airlift was a popular Boston band in the early 1980s whose name refers both to frontman Rick Berlin's surname and the Allied mission to fly food and supplies to blockaded West Berlin in ...more

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Bifrost is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk rock Bifrost is a Danish rock band that was considered one of the last of the Danish flower power revolution bands. The band is best known for the songs Hej Maria and Det er morgen, both written and ...more

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Big Audio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Alternative dance Big Audio Dynamite is a British musical group formed in 1984 by the ex-guitarist and singer of the Clash, Mick Jones. The group is noted for its effective mixture of varied musical styles, ...more

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Bill Nelson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Experimental rock, Art rock Bill Nelson is an English guitarist, songwriter, producer, painter, video artist, writer and experimental musician. He currently lives in York.

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Billy Bass Nelson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic soul, Soul music, Psychedelic rock William "Billy Bass" Nelson is a U.S. musician, who was the original bassist for Funkadelic. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with fifteen other ...more

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Billy Griffin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues William L. "Billy" Griffin is an American singer and songwriter. He is best known for replacing Smokey Robinson as lead singer of The Miracles in 1972.

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Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock, Hard rock Black Widow were a rock band that formed in Leicester, England in September 1969. The band were mostly known for its early use of satanic and occult imagery in their music and stage act. The ...more

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Buddy Miles is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Funk George Allen Miles, Jr., known professionally as Buddy Miles, was an American rock and funk drummer, vocalist, composer, and producer. He was a founding member of The Electric Flag, a member of ...more

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Cats Can Fly is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Pop music Cats Can Fly was a Canadian synthpop band in the 1980s. They released one album in 1986. Cats Can Fly began as a school rock band called Ethos at Elia Junior High School in North York, Ontario ...more

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Chip Taylor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Country James Wesley Voight, better known by the stage name Chip Taylor, is an American songwriter, noted for writing "Angel of the Morning" and "Wild Thing."

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Christie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music Christie is an English rock band that formed at the end of the 1960s. They are best remembered for their UK chart-topping hit single "Yellow River", released in 1970.

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Clem Cattini is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Clemente Anselmo Arturo "Clem" Cattini is an English rock and roll drummer, who was a member of The Tornados before becoming well known for his work as a session musician. He is one of ...more

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Colin Blunstone is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Soft rock Colin Edward Michael Blunstone is an English singer-songwriter, best known as a member of the rock band The Zombies, and for his participation on various albums with The Alan Parsons Project.

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David McWilliams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music David Samuel McWilliams was a Northern Irish singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for his 1967 song "Days of Pearly Spencer".

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David O'List is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Glam rock David 'Davy' O'List is an English rock guitarist, vocalist and trumpeter. Most notably, he played with the Attack, the Nice with Keith Emerson on organ and piano, Roxy Music, and Jet.

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Dee C. Lee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Dee C. Lee Pop music Dee C. Lee is an English soul, R&B and pop singer.

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Desireless is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Pop music, Euro disco Claudie Fritsch-Mentrop, known by her stage name Desireless, is a French singer. Between 1986 and 1988, her hit single "Voyage, voyage" made it to number one in many European and Asian ...more

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Djavan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Samba, Música Popular Brasileira Djavan is a Brazilian singer/songwriter, Djavan combines traditional Brazilian rhythms with popular music drawn from the Americas, Europe and Africa. He can arguably be categorized in any of the ...more

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Doug Ashdown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Rock and roll, Country Douglas "Doug" Wesley Ashdown is an Australian folk, country singer-songwriter who had a minor hit with "Winter in America" aka "Leave Love Enough Alone", which ...more

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Dragon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Progressive rock Dragon are a rock band which were formed in Auckland, New Zealand in January 1972 and relocated to Sydney, Australia in May 1975. They were originally fronted by singer Marc Hunter and are ...more

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Eddie Hazel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic soul, Soul music, Psychedelic rock Edward Earl "Eddie" Hazel was an American guitarist in early funk music in the United States who played lead guitar with Parliament-Funkadelic. Hazel was a posthumous inductee of the ...more

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Eighth Wonder is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Eighth Wonder was a British pop band formed in 1983. Members included singer/actress Patsy Kensit and her brother Jamie. The band enjoyed number-one singles in Japan and Italy between 1985 and ...more

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Ernie Watts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Jazz Ernest James "Ernie" Watts is an American jazz and rhythm and blues musician. He plays saxophone and flute. He might be best known for his work with Charlie Haden's Quartet West and ...more

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Eurogliders is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, New Wave Eurogliders were an indie pop band formed in 1980 in Perth, Western Australia, which included Grace Knight on vocals, Bernie Lynch on guitar and vocals, and Amanda Vincent on keyboards. In 1984, ...more

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Fastway is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal Fastway is a British rock band formed by guitarist, "Fast" Eddie Clarke, formerly of Motörhead, and bassist, Pete Way, formerly of UFO.

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Fiction Factory is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave Fiction Factory were a Scottish new wave band from Perth, formed in 1983. Their debut single " Heaven" was a Top 10 hit.

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Finders Keepers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Finders Keepers Pop music Finders Keepers were an English band, featuring then future Trapeze members Glenn Hughes, Mel Galley, and Dave Holland. Hughes later sang for Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. Galley later played ...more

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Fizzy Qwick is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Disco, Pop music Fizzy Qwick is an American singer and songwriter who has recorded in various musical styles ranging from R&B to New Wave. Her recordings from the early 1980s have become popular among fans ...more

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Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time. ...more

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Freur is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Electronic music Freur was a new wave-synthpop band featuring Karl Hyde and Rick Smith, who went on to form the successful electronic act Underworld. It was their second band, following their art school ...more

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Gail Davies is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list CBS Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Country Gail Davies is an American singer/songwriter and the first female record producer in the history of country music. She is the daughter of country singer Tex Dickerson and the sister of ...more