Bands/Musicians 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
Ars Nova 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

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Björk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic dance music, Jazz, Tribal house Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and occasional actress. She initially became known as ...more

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Blaque is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Blaque is an American girl group that charted in 1999–2000. Their debut album Blaque sold more than 1.5 million copies and was certified Platinum. The group's debut included the Gold-selling ...more

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Blindside is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Christian hardcore, Rock music Blindside is a rock band from Tumba, Sweden. They formed in the Christian metal scene in Stockholm in 1994 as Underfree and released the EP Empty Box with Day-Glo Records before changing their ...more

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Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music Samuel Robert "Bob" Gibson was a folk singer who was a key figure in the folk music revival in the late 1950s and early 1960s. He was known for playing both the banjo and the 12-string ...more

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Bobby McFerrin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, World music, Classical music Robert Keith "Bobby" McFerrin, Jr. is an American vocalist and conductor. He is best known for his 1988 hit song "Don't Worry, Be Happy". He is a ten-time Grammy Award ...more

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Brad Hargreaves is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock Bradley William Hargreaves is an American drummer. He is the drummer for Third Eye Blind, since 1995.

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Brad Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music Bradley Mark "Brad" Shepherd is an Australian rock musician. Shepherd is a guitarist, singer-songwriter and harmonica player; he has performed with several bands, especially the Hoodoo

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Brand New Immortals is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music Brand New Immortals was a now defunct rock trio formed by David Ryan Harris, drummer Kenny Cresswell [Butch Walker], and former bassist for The Black Crowes, Johnny Colt. The group released a ...more

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Brand Nubian is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Brand Nubian is an American hip hop group from New Rochelle, New York, consisting of three MC's: Grand Puba, Sadat X and Lord Jamar, and two DJs: DJ Alamo and DJ Sincere. Its debut album, One ...more

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Brandi Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues Brandi Danielle Williams is an American actress, singer and songwriter. She is most notable for singing in the R&B trio Blaque.

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Bread is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock Bread was an American soft rock band from Los Angeles, California. They placed 13 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart between 1970 and 1977 and were an example of what later was labeled as soft ...more

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Brent Muscat is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Brent Muscat is a musician who has played in various hard rock bands, most notably Faster Pussycat.

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Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Outsider music Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys.

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Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, voice actor, and choreographer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii ...more

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Bryan White is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Country Bryan White is an American country music artist. Signed to Asylum Records in 1994 at age 20, White released his self-titled debut album that year. Both it and its follow-up, 1996's Between Now ...more

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C.L. Smooth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop CL Smooth is an American rapper. He is best known as the vocal half of the hip-hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth. After the pair split in 1995 Pete Rock, whose work with CL had garnered him a ...more

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Cameron Muncey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Garage rock, Soft rock, Post-punk revival Cameron Thane Muncey is an Australian guitarist and vocalist. He is the mainstay lead guitarist and one of the songwriters of Melbourne-based rock band Jet which formed in 2001. Muncey co-wrote ...more

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Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music Carly Elisabeth Simon is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include ...more

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Cecil Womack is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Soul music Cecil Dale Womack was an American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer. He was one of the musical Womack brothers, and had success both as a songwriter and recording artist, notably ...more

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Cee Lo Green is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, better known by his stage name CeeLo Green, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and businessman. Green came to initial prominence as a member of ...more

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Chalee Tennison is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Country Chalee Tennison is an American country music artist from the state of Texas. She has released three major-label studio albums in addition to charting six singles on the Billboard Hot Country ...more

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Charles River Valley Boys is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Bluegrass, Country The Charles River Valley Boys were an American bluegrass group who toured and recorded in the 1960s and were best known for their 1966 album, Beatle Country, presenting bluegrass versions of ...more

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Charlie Rich is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Pop music Charles Rich was an American country music singer and musician. His eclectic style of music was often hard to classify in a single genre, encompassing the rockabilly, jazz, blues, country, and ...more

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Chonita Coleman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Chonita Coleman

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Chris Ivanovich is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster
Grunge, Heavy metal, Hard rock Chris Ivanovich is an American musician whose sole act to date has been playing bass guitar with the Seattle-based grunge/metal band My Sister's Machine, which he co-founded in 1989 along with ...more