Bands/Musicians Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster

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

List artists include Peter Gabriel, Genesis and many more.

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

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2 in a Room is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Electronic music, House music 2 in a Room was an American hip hop, freestyle and hip house duo. The group, active between 1989 and 1995, consisted of rapper Rafael "Dose" Vargas and producer/remixer Roger "Rog

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Alphabeat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Pop music, Dance-pop Alphabeat are a Danish pop band from Silkeborg, fronted by singers Stine Bramsen and Anders SG and signed to Polydor Records. Their single "Fascination" was a major hit in Denmark ...more

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Bert Jansch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Folk rock Herbert "Bert" Jansch was a Scottish folk musician and founding member of the band Pentangle. He was born in Glasgow and came to prominence in London in the 1960s, as an acoustic ...more

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Billy Bragg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Americana, Anti-folk, Folk rock Stephen William "Billy" Bragg is an English singer-songwriter and left-wing activist. His music blends elements of folk music, punk rock and protest songs, and his lyrics mostly deal ...more

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Bo Hansson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rock and roll, Jazz Bo Hansson was a Swedish musician best known for his four instrumental albums released in the 1970s.

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Brand X is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz fusion, Jazz Brand X was a jazz fusion band active between 1975–1980 and 1992–1999. Noted members included John Goodsall, Percy Jones, Robin Lumley, and Phil Collins. Goodsall and Jones were the sole ...more

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Catherine Feeny is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Catherine Feeny is an American singer/songwriter based in Portland, Oregon. She grew up in Norristown, Pennsylvania, studied in Washington, D.C., and finally relocated to Los Angeles, where she ...more

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Curve is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Dubstep, Shoegazing, Industrial metal Curve were an English alternative rock and electronica duo from London, formed in 1990 and split in 2005. The band consisted of Toni Halliday and Dean Garcia. Halliday wrote also the lyrics of ...more

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Darling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Darling Pop music, Rock music Darling were a British band from the late 1970s, whose music was a mixture of new wave and pop music. The band's singer, Alice Spring, had been the vocalist of the band Slack Alice on their ...more

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Delta 5 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk Delta 5 were a post-punk band from Leeds, England.

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Die Toten Hosen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Heavy metal, Alternative rock Die Toten Hosen is a German punk band from Düsseldorf. The band's name literally means "The Dead Pants/Trousers". "Tote Hose" is a German expression meaning ...more

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Enigma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Downtempo, New Age music, Worldbeat Enigma is one of the most successful musical projects of the past 20 years with 50 million records sold worldwide, 60 #1 chart positions, approximately 100 platinum awards, and features on over ...more

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Genesis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock Genesis are an English rock band formed in Godalming, Surrey in 1967, with Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Anthony Phillips as founding members. The band has had numerous line-ups ...more

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Graham Oliver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Graham Oliver is an English guitarist who was born in Mexborough, South Yorkshire. Oliver is notable for having been a guitarist in the heavy metal band Saxon.

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Hawkwind is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Space rock, Protopunk Hawkwind are an English rock band, one of the earliest space rock groups. Their lyrics favour urban and science fiction themes. Formed in November 1969, Hawkwind have gone through many ...more

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Jellyfish is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Power pop, Indie rock Jellyfish were a power pop band from San Francisco. It formed after Beatnik Beatch broke up in 1989. The core members were drummer/singer/songwriter Andy Sturmer and ...more

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Julian Lennon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music John Charles Julian Lennon is a British musician. He is the only child of John Lennon and his first wife Cynthia. The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, was his godfather. He has a younger ...more

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Keith Emerson & The Nice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock The Nice were an English progressive rock band from the 1960s, known for their blend of rock, jazz and classical music. Their debut album, The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack was released in 1967. ...more

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Le Orme is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Italian progressive rock, Pop rock, Progressive rock Le Orme is an Italian progressive rock band formed in 1966 in Marghera, a frazione of Venice. The band was one of the major groups of the Italian progressive rock scene in the 1970s. They are ...more

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Lindisfarne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk rock Lindisfarne are a British folk rock and progressive rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne established in 1968. The original line-up comprised Alan Hull, Ray Jackson, Simon Cowe, Rod Clements and ...more

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Loudon Wainwright III is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk music, Blues Loudon Snowden Wainwright III is a Grammy Award-winning American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor. He is the father of musicians Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright and Lucy ...more

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Malcolm McLaren is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, New Wave, Rock music Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren was a British musician, impresario, visual artist, performer, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and ...more

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Maria Vidal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Dance-pop Maria Vidal is an American singer-songwriter, who had one hit single with the song, "Body Rock" in 1984; it also reached #8 on the US dance charts, #5 in South Africa and #11 in the

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Maxi Priest is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Reggae, Lovers rock, Reggae fusion Max Alfred "Maxi" Elliott, known as Maxi Priest, is a British reggae vocalist of Jamaican descent. He is best known for singing reggae music with an R&B influence, otherwise known ...more

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Mike Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop rock, Progressive rock, Art rock Michael John Cleote Crawford "Mike" Rutherford is an English musician. He is a founding member of Genesis and one of the band's only two constant members. He used his full name Michael ...more

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Nik Turner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Space rock, Jazz fusion, Jazz Nicholas "Nik" Turner is an English musician, best known as a former member of space rock pioneers Hawkwind. Turner plays saxophones, flute, sings and is a composer. While with ...more

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Patrick Moraz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock Patrick Philippe Moraz is a progressive rock keyboard player from Switzerland. He is best known as the keyboardist for the progressive rock bands Yes, from 1974 to 1976, and The Moody Blues from ...more

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Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the lead vocalist and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving ...more

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Peter Hammill is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock Peter Joseph Andrew Hammill is an English singer-songwriter, and a founding member of the progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. Most noted for his vocal abilities, his main instruments ...more

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Reverend is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Reverend is an American heavy metal band that was originally based in Seattle, Washington, and is based in San Antonio, Texas. Reverend was formed in 1989 by ex-Metal Church vocalist David ...more

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Rick Wakeman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Christian music, Pop music, Rock music Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman is an English keyboard player and songwriter best known for being the former keyboardist in the progressive rock band Yes. He is also known for his ...more

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Right Said Fred is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Dance-pop, Alternative rock Right Said Fred are an English band based in London and formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989. Guitarist Rob Manzoli joined the duo in 1990. The group are named after the song ...more

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Rik Emmett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Blues, Hard rock Richard Gordon "Rik" Emmett is a vocalist, guitarist, and founding member of the Canadian rock band Triumph. Emmett left Triumph in 1988 to pursue a solo career. His first solo album, ...more

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Saxon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Saxon are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976, in South Yorkshire. As one of the leaders of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, they had eight UK Top 40 albums in the 1980s including ...more

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Scars is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk Scars were a post-punk band that hailed from Edinburgh, Scotland, and were a part of that city's bustling music scene of the late 1970s–early 1980s.

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Something Happens is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Pop rock Something Happens were an Irish pop-rock band whose heyday was the late 1980s – early 1990s. An earlier incarnation of the band was called 'The Dazzmen' and was fronted by singer Martin Lynch ...more

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Steve Hackett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Classical music, Pop rock, Progressive rock Stephen Richard "Steve" Hackett is an English musician, songwriter and singer. He gained prominence as lead guitarist of the British progressive rock group Genesis, which he joined in ...more

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String Driven Thing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
String Driven Thing Folk rock String Driven Thing are a folk rock band from Scotland, originally formed in the 1960s and led by husband and wife Chris Adams and Pauline Adams and featuring the electric violin of Graham

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The Alan Parsons Project is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop rock, Soft rock, Progressive rock The Alan Parsons Project were a British progressive rock band, active between 1975 and 1990, consisting of Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons surrounded by a varying number of session musicians and ...more

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The Ferrets is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music The Ferrets were an Australian pop / rock band from Melbourne and Sydney, which formed in 1975 and disbanded in 1979. Their second single, "Don't Fall in Love", was released in 1977 ...more

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The Golden Palominos is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Industrial music, Experimental music The Golden Palominos is an American musical group headed by drummer and composer Anton Fier, first formed in 1981. Aside from Fier, the Palominos membership has been wildly elastic, with only ...more

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The Knack is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Power pop The Knack was an American rock quartet based in Los Angeles that rose to fame with their first single, "My Sharona", an international number-one hit in 1979.

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The Magic Lanterns is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music The Magic Lanterns were an English pop rock group formed in Warrington, Lancashire. They formed in 1962 as The Sabres, playing locally in Manchester and changing their name a few years later. ...more

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The Opposition is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
The Opposition New Wave, Pop music, Post-punk The Opposition is a long-running post-punk band from London, England, that featured Ralph Hall, Marcus Bell, Mark Long, Sterling Campbell, Lol Ford, Terence Devine King and Jean Daniel Glorioso. ...more

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The Residents is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Rock music, Experimental rock The Residents are an American art collective best known for avant-garde music and multimedia works. Since their first official release, Meet The Residents, the group has released over sixty ...more

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Tom Baxter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Tom Baxter Folk music Tom Baxter is an English singer-songwriter based in London. He was born in Ipswich, Suffolk, and grew up in Cornwall with his sister Vashti Anna, two brothers, Jo Spencer and Charlie Winston, ...more

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Toni Halliday is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Shoegazing, Pop music, Electronic music Antoinette "Toni" Halliday is an English musician best known as the lead vocalist, lyricist, and occasional guitarist of the alternative rock band Curve, along with Dean Garcia. She ...more

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Tony Banks is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Classical music, Pop rock Anthony George "Tony" Banks is an English musician and multi-instrumentalist, primarily known for being the keyboardist and a founding member of the progressive rock group Genesis. He ...more

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Van der Graaf Generator is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive rock Van der Graaf Generator are an English progressive rock band, formed in 1967 in Manchester by singer-songwriters Peter Hammill and Chris Judge Smith and the first act signed by Charisma Records. ...more

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Vivian Stanshall is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Charisma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Satire, Rock and roll Vivian Stanshall was an English singer-songwriter, musician, author, poet and wit, best known for his work with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, for his exploration of the British upper classes in ...more