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Columbia Records Complete Artist Roster

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

List artists include Trey Anastasio, Xscape and more.

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  • 'Little' Jimmy Dickens1

    AlbumsCountry Boy, Out Behind the Barn (disc 1), Comes Callin', Handle With Care, Take Me as I Am / Black Eyed Joes

    James Cecil Dickens (December 19, 1920 – January 2, 2015), better known by his stage name,...  more
  • Carl Smith2

    Carl Smith

    Rockabilly, Country

    AlbumsGolden Sounds of Country Music, Satisfaction Guaranteed [Box Set], Be Good to Her, The Essential Carl Smith (1950-1956), Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way / Me and My Broken Heart

    Carl Milton Smith (March 15, 1927 – January 16, 2010) was an American country music singer....  more
  • 3rd Bass3

    3rd Bass

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsDerelicts of Dialect, The Cactus Album, Dust To Dust, The Cactus Revisited, Brooklyn‐Queens

    3rd Bass was an American hip-hop group that rose to fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s,...  more

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  • Big Miller4

    Big Miller

    Jump blues, Blues

    AlbumsJazz Canada Montreux 1978

    Clarence Horatius "Big" Miller (December 18, 1922 – June 9, 1992) was an American jazz and...  more
  • 50 Cent5

    50 Cent

    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

    AlbumsGet Rich or Die Tryin', Get Rich or Die Tryin' / The Massacre, Street King Immortal, Power of the Dollar, Before I Self Destruct

    Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American...  more

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  • Daze6


    Eurodance, Europop

    AlbumsSuper Heroes, They Came to Rule, 15 Minutes of Fame, Superhero, Tamagotchi

    Daze is a Danish Eurodance/bubblegum dance band whose 1997 debut album Super Heroes became a...  more
  • Don Shirley7

    Don Shirley

    Pop music, Classical music

    AlbumsPianist Extraordinary, Piano Perspectives, Plays Love Songs / Don Shirley Trio, Piano Arrangements of Famous Spirituals

    Donald Walbridge Shirley was an American-Jamaican jazz pianist and composer. Shirley's...  more
  • 70 Volt Parade8

    70 Volt Parade

    Rock music, Jam band
    70 Volt Parade was Trey Anastasio's backing band in 2005, formed after the breakup of Phish in...  more
  • A Static Lullaby9

    A Static Lullaby

    Emo, Metalcore

    Albums...And Don't Forget to Breathe, Faso Latido, Rattlesnake!, A Static Lullaby, Withered

    A Static Lullaby was an American post-hardcore band formed in Chino Hills, California, in 2001....  more

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  • Joe Wilder10

    Joe Wilder

    Swing music, Jazz

    AlbumsHangin' Out, Wilder 'n' Wilder

    Joseph Benjamin Wilder was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Wilder was...  more
  • Joy Lynn White11

    Joy Lynn White


    AlbumsBetween Midnight & Hindsight, The Lucky Few, Wild Love

    Joy Lynn White is an American country music singer-songwriter. White was born in Arkansas but...  more


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  • Aaron Copland12

    Aaron Copland

    Opera, Ballet

    AlbumsConcerto for Violin and Orchestra, El salón México / Appalachian Spring / Rodeo / Dance Symphony / Fanfare for the Common Man (Detroit Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Antal Doráti), Fanfare For The Common Man, Copland: Quiet City, Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson / Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915

    Aaron Copland (; November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition...  more

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    #79 of 368 The Best Classical Composers#326 of 329 The Best Americana Bands & Artists of All Time

  • 13


    Electronic music, Baroque music

    AlbumsCelle qui tue, Princesse de rien, Six pieds sous terre, Ange Et Démon, Unutma (N'oublie pas)

    Robert, or RoBERT, is a French singer, composer and lyricist. An independent artist and...  more
  • AC/DC14


    Blues-rock, Boogie rock

    AlbumsBack in Black, Highway to Hell, Let There Be Rock, The Razors Edge, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

    AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus...  more

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    The Best AC/DC Songs of All Time#20 of 383 The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

  • Acceptance15


    Rock music, Alternative rock

    AlbumsBlack Lines to Battlefields, Phantoms, Lost for Words, Unreleased

    Acceptance is an American alternative rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1998. They...  more
  • Trey Anastasio Band16
    Since 1998, Trey Anastasio, best known from Phish, has toured and recorded with several backup...  more
  • 17

    Acda en De Munnik

    Pop music

    AlbumsAdem: Het beste van Acda en De Munnik, Op voorraad live, Trilogie, Deel I: Zwerf'on, Trilogie

    Acda en De Munnik (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑɡdaː ʔɛn də ˈmʏnɪk]) was a Dutch cabaret and...  more
  • Turma do Balão Mágico18

    Turma do Balão Mágico

    Pop music
    Balão Mágico was a very famous children's television program in Brazil. The children that were...  more
  • Adele19


    Pop, R&B

    Albums21, 19, Make You Feel My Love, Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall, Cold Shoulder

    Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer-songwriter. After graduating...  more

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  • Zezé Di Camargo & Luciano20

    Zezé Di Camargo & Luciano

    Country, Música sertaneja

    AlbumsAs vinte mais, Pão de Mel, Zeze di Camargo & Luciano (1992), Double Face, Bailao do Zeze

    Zezé Di Camargo & Luciano are a famous Brazilian sertanejo/country duo. The two brothers were...  more
  • Aerosmith21


    Glam metal, Blues-rock

    AlbumsToys in the Attic, Pump, Permanent Vacation, Aerosmith, Get a Grip

    Aerosmith is an American rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1970. The group...  more

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  • Al Jolson22

    Al Jolson

    Pop music, Traditional pop music

    AlbumsMammy, The Very Best of Al Jolson, Cocktail Hour, Al Jolson: Duets, Let Me Sing and I'm Happy: Al Jolson at Warner Bros. 1926 - 1936

    Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson; May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer,...  more

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  • A323


    Acid house, Electronic music

    AlbumsExile on Coldharbour Lane, M.O.R., La Peste, Outlaw, Power in the Blood

    Alabama 3 is an English band mixing rock, electronic, blues, country, gospel, and spoken word...  more
  • Alana Grace24

    Alana Grace

    Rock music, Pop rock

    AlbumsWith One Word, Break the Silence

    Alana Grace is an American actress and singer-songwriter who is best known for her song "Black...  more
  • Alberta Hunter25

    Alberta Hunter

    Jazz, Blues

    AlbumsDownhearted Blues: Live At The Cookery, Amtrak Blues, The Legendary Alberta Hunter, Classic Alberta Hunter: The Thirties, Young Alberta Hunter: The Twenties

    Alberta Hunter (April 1, 1895 – October 17, 1984) was an American jazz singer and songwriter...  more