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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 a United States-based alternative rock band, which formed in 1981 and continues to be active with various line-ups.
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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 is an American musician, who is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and founding member of the rock group Staind, with whom he has released seven studio albums. He has since ...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 is an American composer-lyricist of musical theater and opera. He is best known for the musical The Light in the Piazza, for which he won two Tony Awards, for Best Score and Best ...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 Hellcat Record’s band The Interrupters.
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Alana Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music
Alana Summer Davis is an American singer-songwriter. Her father, Walter Davis Jr., was an African-American pianist who played alongside such jazz greats as Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. A ...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 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 Hernandez appeared in the 2011 documentary film Truckfighters.
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Andy Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music
Andrew "Andy" Roberts is an English musician. He gained a violin scholarship to Felsted School. He then attended Liverpool University. He has played with The Liverpool Scene, ...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 Winbush is an American R&B/soul singer-songwriter who rose to fame first in the 1980s R&B duo René & Angela, also scoring hits as a solo artist. To date, Winbush has ...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 is an American radio personality, former rapper, and actress. Known as “The Voice of New York”, her afternoon radio show has consistently been ranked #1 with ...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 is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late-1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker eventually released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. ...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
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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 is an American country music singer. Between 1966 and 1968, she was one-third of The Harden Trio, which comprised her brother, Bobby and sister, Robbie. Arlene ...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 was an American country songwriter and soul singer. Jason Ankeny, music critic for Allmusic, said Alexander was a "country-soul pioneer" and that, though largely ...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 was an American band. Among their biggest hits were "Always" and "Secret Lovers."
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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 megastar Eminem in his early days and collaborating on much of his ...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 "Ben" Orr was an American rock musician best known as the bassist, vocalist and co-founder of the rock band The Cars. He sang several of their best known songs, including ...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 trio based in New Orleans, Louisiana, and signed to The End Records.
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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 "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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Billy Cobham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Kozmigroov, Jazz-funk, Rock music
William Emanuel "Billy" Cobham is a Panamanian American jazz drummer, composer and bandleader, who permanently relocated to Switzerland during the late 1970s. Coming to prominence in ...more