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EMI Records Complete Artist Roster

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Updated March 18, 2020 16.3k views 242 items

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

Albums: Wiggle It, El Trago (The Drink), World Party, The Album, Volume 1, + more

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

Albums: A Beautiful Lie, 30 Seconds to Mars, Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams, + more

Thirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of brothers Jared Leto (lead vocals, ...more

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Ace of Base is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Happy Nation, The Bridge, Singles of the 90s, Cruel Summer, Flowers, + more

Ace of Base was a Swedish pop group, originally consisting of Ulf Ekberg and three siblings, Jonas Berggren, Linn Berggren and Jenny Berggren. The group released four studio albums between 1992 ...more

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Adam Ant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: New Wave, Pop music & Power pop; Nationality: England

Albums: Manners & Physique, Goody Two Shoes, Vive le Rock, Strip, Wonderful, + more

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard; 3 November 1954) is an English singer and musician. He gained popularity as the lead singer of new wave group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, ...more

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Alex Band is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rock music, Pop rock & Post-grunge; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: We've All Been There, After the Storm, Why Don't You & I, Tonight

Alexander Max Band (born June 8, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor, best known for his work under the band name The Calling and their hit song ...more
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Alice in Chains is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Dirt, Alice in Chains, Facelift, Jar of Flies, Black Gives Way to Blue, + more

Alice in Chains (often abbreviated as AIC) is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who later recruited ...more

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Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Alternative rock and Alternative metal; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Aftermath

Amy Lynn Hartzler (née Lee; born December 13, 1981), known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock ...more

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Andrew Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: New Wave, Rock music & New Romanticism; Nationality: England

Albums: Thunder, Dangerous, The Spanish Sessions EP, Stone Cold Sober

Andrew Taylor (born 16 February 1961) is an English musician, 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
Genre: Pop music; Nationality: New Zealand

Albums: Thinking Room, Stolen Hill, In Swings the Tide, Love in Motion

Anika Rose Moa (born 21 May 1980) is a New Zealand recording artist and television presenter. After signing to Atlantic Records in the United States she released her debut album Thinking Room in ...more
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Atomic Rooster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Made in England, Nice 'n' Greasy, Atomic Roooster, In Hearing of Atomic Rooster, Atomic Rooster, + more

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

Albums: Between a Rock and a Hard Place, The Boys Light Up, Sirocco, Semantics, Sons of Beaches, + more

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

Albums: Jadoo Ka Charagh, Shola, Awaz

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

Albums: The Boy With the X-Ray Eyes, King Kong Groover, Spaceman, Animal Army, All the Money's Gone, + more

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

Albums: Who Let the Dogs Out, Junkanoo, Move It Like This, Holla!, 2 Zero 0-0, + more

The Baha Men are a Bahamian band playing a modernized style of Bahamian music called junkanoo. They are best known for their Grammy Award winning hit song "Who Let the Dogs Out?".

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Bap is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Radio Pandora, Dreimal zehn Jahre, Wahnsinn: Die Hits von 79-95, ...affrocke!!, Bess demnähx, + more

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

Albums: 12 Super Exitos, Destiny, Donde Quiera Que Estes, Crazy Coolin', Ven a Mi

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 "Pretty&quo... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rock music, Rhythm and blues & Soul music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Lialeh, Soul Is ... Pretty Purdie, Master Drummers, Volume 1, Soul Drums, + more

Bernard Lee "Pretty" Purdie (born June 11, 1939) is an American drummer, considered an influential R&B, soul, funk musician. He is known for his precise musical time keeping and ...more

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Berni Flint is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Berni Flint Genre: Pop music; Nationality: United Kingdom

Albums: Just Like a Movie, I Don't Want to Put a Hold on You

Bernard "Berni" Flint (born 26 May 1952, Southport, Lancashire, England) is a singer and songwriter who holds the record for the longest continuous run of wins on the ITV talent show, ...more
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Bill Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: New Wave, Experimental rock & Art rock; Nationality: United Kingdom

Albums: Noise Candy, Sound on Sound, The Practice of Everyday Life, Confessions of a Hyperdreamer: My Secret Studio, Volume II, + more

William Nelson (born 18 December 1948 in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England) is an English singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer, painter, video artist, writer and experimental ...more
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Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: New Wave, Rock music & Dance-rock; Nationality: United Kingdom

Albums: Rebel Yell, Happy Holidays, Idol Songs: 11 of the Best, Billy Idol, Whiplash Smile, + more

William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from ...more

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Blondie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Parallel Lines, Heart of Glass, Blondie, Eat to the Beat, The Platinum Collection, + more

Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. The band were pioneers in the early American new wave and punk scenes of the mid-late 1970s. Its first ...more

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Blue is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue

Albums: Guilty, The Platinum Collection, One Love, 4ever Blue, Best of Blue, + more

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Blue Foundation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list EMI Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Life of a Ghost, Blue Foundation, In My Mind I Am Free, Sweep of Days, Dead People's Choice, + more

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

Albums: Good Morning Freedom - The Anthology, Blue Mink Archive, The Singles Collection, The Best of & The Rest Of, Melting Pot, + more

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

Albums: B for Brotherhood, United We Stand, Love and Kisses From Brotherhood of Man, Images, Oh Boy! / Images, + more

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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