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Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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10,000 Maniacs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Jangle pop, Rock music, Folk rock
10,000 Maniacs is an American alternative rock band that was founded in 1981. They have released nine studio albums, six EPs and five live albums. They achieved their most significant success ...more

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Aaron Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Acoustic music, Post-grunge
Aaron Lewis (born April 13, 1972) is an American singer, songwriter and musician who is best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and founding member of the alternative metal band ...more

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AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music
AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. Commonly referred to ...more

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Adam Guettel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Musical theatre
Adam Guettel (; born December 16, 1964) is an American composer-lyricist of musical theater and opera. The grandson of musical theatre composer Richard Rodgers, he is best known for the musical ...more
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Aimee Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Pop rock
Aimee Allen is an American singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. She is currently the lead vocalist for the ska-punk band The Interrupters under the moniker Aimee Interrupter. As a ...more

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Alana Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music
Alana Schofield Davis (born May 6, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter. Her father, Walter Davis Jr., was an African-American pianist who played alongside such jazz greats as Charlie Parker ...more
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Alex Blake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-bop, Jazz
Alex Blake (born Alejandro Blake Fearon, Jr.) is a post-bop jazz double-bassist and electric bass guitarist.
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Alfredo Hernández... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Desert rock, Heavy metal, Stoner rock
Alfredo Hernández is an American drummer best known as a former member of desert rock bands Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Brant Bjork and the Bros and Yawning Man, and as a current ...more
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Andy Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music
Andy Roberts (born Andrew Jonathan Roberts, 12 June 1946, in Hatch End near Harrow, Middlesex) is an English musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter, best known for his over 35-year ...more
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Angela Winbush is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Soul music
Angela Lisa Winbush (born January 18, 1955) is an American R&B/soul singer-songwriter and musician who rose to fame first in the 1980s R&B duo René & Angela, also scoring hits ...more

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Angie Martinez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
Angela "Angie" Martinez (born January 9, 1971) is an American radio personality, rapper, and actress of Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominican heritage. Nicknamed “The Voice of New York”, ...more

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Anita Baker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Quiet storm, Smooth jazz
Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The ...more

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Anthrax is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Groove metal
Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene ...more

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Arion Salazar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Funk
Third Eye Blind is an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1993. The songwriting duo of Stephan Jenkins and Kevin Cadogan signed the band's first major-label recording contract with ...more
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Arlene Harden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Arlene Harden Country
Ava "Arlene" Harden (born March 1, 1945 in England, Arkansas) is an American country music singer. Between 1966 and 1968, she was one-third of The Harden Trio, which comprised her ...more
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Ars Nova is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock, Crossover
Ars Nova was an American progressive rock band that performed and recorded from 1967 to 1969. The original core of the group comprised two former students from Mannes College in New York City - ...more
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Arthur Alexander is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Soul music, Country
Arthur Alexander (May 10, 1940 – June 9, 1993) was an American country songwriter and soul singer. Jason Ankeny, music critic for Allmusic, said Alexander was a "country-soul pioneer" ...more
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Atlantic Starr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Dance-pop
Atlantic Starr is a White Plains, New York-based band and among their biggest hits were "Always", "Secret Lovers", “Send for Me”, “Circles”, “Silver Shadow” and
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Badfinger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Classic rock, Pop music
Badfinger were a British rock band that originally consisted of Pete Ham, Mike Gibbins, Tom Evans and Ron Griffiths. The band evolved from an earlier group called The Iveys that was formed in ...more

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Bass Brothers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Alternative rock
Bass Brothers is the professional name for the team of Mark and Jeff Bass, the Detroit producers responsible for grooming Eminem in his early days and collaborating on much of his subsequent ...more
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Beats International is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music
Beats International were a British electronic music band, formed in the late 1980s by Norman Cook, after his departure from The Housemartins.
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Benjamin Orr is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music
Benjamin Orzechowski (September 8, 1947 – October 4, 2000), known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as a singer, bassist and co founder of the rock band the ...more

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Better Than Ezra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock
Better Than Ezra is an American alternative rock band based in New Orleans, Louisiana, and signed to The End Records. The band formed in 1988 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The current band consists ...more

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Billy Bragg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Americana, Anti-folk, Folk rock
Stephen William Bragg (born 20 December 1957) is an English singer-songwriter and left-wing activist. His music blends elements of folk music, punk rock and protest songs, with lyrics that ...more
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Billy Cobham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Kozmigroov, Jazz-funk, Rock music
William Emanuel Cobham Jr. (born May 16, 1944) is a Panamanian-American jazz drummer who came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with trumpeter Miles Davis and then with the ...more

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