Bands/Musicians EMI Records Complete Artist Roster

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

This list is made up of many different artists, including David Bowie and Prince.

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

If any musical artists are missing from this EMI Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (242 items)

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2 in a Room is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list EMI 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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30 Seconds to Mars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, Space rock Thirty Seconds to Mars is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević. The band's debut album, 30 Seconds ...more

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Ace of Base is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Dancehall, Pop music Ace of Base is a Swedish pop group, originally consisting of Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg and three siblings, Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Malin "Linn" Berggren and Jenny ...more

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Adam Ant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Pop music, Power pop Adam Ant is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983, including ...more

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Alex Band is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Pop rock, Post-grunge Alexander Max "Alex" Band is an American musician and singer-songwriter, best known for his work in his former band The Calling and their signature song "Wherever You Will ...more

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Alice in Chains is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley. The initial lineup was rounded ...more

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Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Alternative metal Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist. She is co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. She cites ...more

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Andrew Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, New Romanticism Andrew Arthur "Andy" Taylor is an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known as a former member of both Duran Duran and The Power Station. He has also ...more

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Anika Moa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Anika Rose Moa is a New Zealand recording artist. After signing to Atlantic Records in the United States she released her debut album Thinking Room in 2001, aged 21. The album reached the top of ...more

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Atomic Rooster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Heavy metal, Progressive rock Atomic Rooster were an English rock band, originally formed by former members of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown. Throughout their history, keyboardist Vincent Crane was the only constant ...more

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Australian Crawl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pub rock, Pop music, Rock music Australian Crawl were an Australian rock band founded by James Reyne, Brad Robinson, Paul Williams, Simon Binks and David Reyne in 1978. David Reyne soon left and was replaced by Bill McDonough. ...more

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Awaz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Pop rock Awaz was a Pakistani pop band that formed in Karachi, Sindh, in 1992. The group was formed by Haroon Rashid, lead vocalist, who was soon joined by keyboardist Faakhir Mehmood and lead guitarist ...more

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Babylon Zoo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Space rock, Electronic music Babylon Zoo were a British rock band formed in 1992 in Wolverhampton, England. They are best known for the song "Spaceman", which gained considerable exposure through its use in a ...more

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Baha Men is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music The Baha Men are a Bahamian world music band playing a modernized style of Bahamian music called junkanoo.

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Bap is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music BAP is a German rock group. With eleven albums reaching the number one in the German record charts, BAP is one of the most successful rock acts in their home country. Nearly all of BAP's lyrics ...more

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Barrio Boyzz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Barrio Boyzz Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Latin pop The Barrio Boyzz were a Latin pop group. The group was made up of Puerto Rican Americans and Colombian Americans who grew-up in New York City. They gained popularity during the 1990s, especially ...more

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Bernard
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Bernard Lee "Pretty" Purdie is an American session drummer, and is considered an influential and innovative exponent of funk. He is known for his precise musical time keeping and his ...more

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Berni Flint is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Berni Flint Pop music Berni Flint is a singer and songwriter who holds the record for the longest continuous run of wins on the ITV talent show, Opportunity Knocks.

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Bill Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Experimental rock, Art rock Bill Nelson is an English guitarist, songwriter, producer, painter, video artist, writer and experimental musician. He currently lives in York.

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Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English rock musician, songwriter and actor. Born in Stanmore, Middlesex, Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as ...more

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Blondie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. The band was a pioneer in the early American new wave and punk scenes of the mid-1970s. Its first two ...more

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Blue is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music Blue are an English R&B group consisting of members Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe. The band originally formed in 2000, releasing three studio albums, All Rise, One ...more

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Blue Foundation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Shoegazing, Folk music, Electronic music Blue Foundation's cinematic dream pop, shoegaze and electronics inspired sound are known for being featured in films like Twilight, Miami Vice and on TV shows like CSI: Miami. Danish singer, ...more

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Blue Mink is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music Blue Mink was a British five-piece pop group that existed from 1969 to 1974. Over that period they had six Top 20 hit singles in the UK Singles Chart, and released five studio based albums. ...more

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Brotherhood of Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Soul music Brotherhood of Man are a British pop group who achieved success in the 1970s. They won the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest with "Save Your Kisses for Me". Created in 1969 by songwriter ...more

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Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Alternative rock Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ...more

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Bruce Ruffin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Reggae, Rocksteady Bruce Ruffin is a rocksteady and reggae artist.

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Bryan Ferry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Bryan Ferry, CBE is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Ferry came to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist and principal songwriter with the art rock band Roxy Music, which ...more

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Butt Trumpet is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock Butt Trumpet was an American, Los Angeles based punk band, that was known more for its crass lyrics and deliberately offensive style, rather than its music. The group featured two bassists among ...more

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Captain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock Captain are an alternative rock band from London, England, who formed in early 2005. Influenced by groups such as The Smashing Pumpkins, The Beach Boys, My Bloody Valentine and The Cure, their ...more

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Chas 'n' Dave is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Chas 'n' Dave Pop rock, Folk Chas & Dave are an English pop rock duo, most notable as creators and performers of a musical style labelled "rockney", which mixes "pub singalong, music-hall humour, ...more

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Choirboys is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pub rock, Hard rock Choirboys is an Australian hard rock and Australian pub rock band from Sydney formed in 1979 with mainstays Mark Gable on lead vocals and Ian Hulme on bass guitar who were joined by drummer ...more

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Chris Slade is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal Chris Slade is a Welsh rock drummer. He is best known for being the drummer for AC/DC from 1989 to 1994, performing on their 1990 album The Razors Edge, and returning to the band as a touring ...more

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Cilla Black is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Merseybeat Cilla Black OBE is an English singer, actress, entertainer and media personality. Championed by The Beatles, she began her career as a singer in 1963, and her singles "Anyone Who Had a ...more

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Claytown Troupe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Gothic rock, Alternative rock, Hard rock Claytown Troupe are an alternative rock band from Bristol, England who came to success in 1989.

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Climie Fisher is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Sophisti-pop Climie Fisher were a UK pop duo formed by vocalist Simon Climie and former Naked Eyes keyboardist Rob Fisher. In 1987-8, they had two international hit singles: "Rise to the Occasion" ...more

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Codes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic dance music, Indie rock, Electronica Codes are an Irish indie electronic quartet from Dublin, consisting of Daragh Anderson, Eoin Stephens, Niall Woods and Raymond Hogge. Their debut album Trees Dream in Algebra was nominated for ...more

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Coldplay is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Piano rock, Post-Britpop Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead vocalist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London. After they formed under the name Pectoralz, Guy ...more

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Coverdale/Page is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Coverdale/Page Blues-rock, Heavy metal, Hard rock Coverdale•Page was a musical collaboration featuring Whitesnake and former Deep Purple lead vocalist David Coverdale, and former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. The project between the two ...more

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Cutting Crew is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Cutting Crew are an English rock band formed in 1985. They are best remembered for their hit singles, " Died in Your Arms", "I've Been in Love Before", "It Shouldn't ...more

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Cypress Hill is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California. Cypress Hill was the first Latino-American hip hop group to have platinum and multi-platinum albums, selling over 18 ...more

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D'Angelo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul Michael Eugene Archer, better known by his stage name D'Angelo, is an American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.

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Darren Hayes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Electronic dance music, Contemporary R&B Darren Stanley Hayes is an Australian singer-songwriter. Hayes was the frontman and singer of the pop duo Savage Garden, whose 1997 album Savage Garden peaked at No. 1 in Australia, No. 2 in ...more

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Das Pop is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Pop rock Das Pop is a Belgian band founded in Ghent by schoolfriends Reinhard Vanbergen, Niek Meul, Lieven Moors and Bent Van Looy.

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the ...more

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David Coverdale is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal David Coverdale is an English rock singer most famous for his work with Whitesnake, the commercially successful hard rock band he founded in 1978. Before Whitesnake, Coverdale was the lead ...more

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David Crowder Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Contemporary worship music, Folk rock David Crowder Band was a six-piece Christian rock and modern worship band from Waco, Texas. Their final album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian and No. 2 on the Billboard 200 charts. ...more

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David Gogo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
David Gogo Rock music, Blues David Gogo, is a Canadian blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and bandleader who is currently signed to the Independent Cordova Bay Records label. He was formerly signed to EMI Records. Between ...more

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David McWilliams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music David Samuel McWilliams was a Northern Irish singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for his 1967 song "Days of Pearly Spencer".

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Dear Enemy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop Dear Enemy were an Australian indie pop band formed in Melbourne in 1980 which had a Top 5 single, "Computer One", on the Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart from December 1983. ...more