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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.

These artists, like Paul McCartney and U2 include images when available.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best CBS Records bands?" and "Which artists are 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 Dynamite 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.