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EMI Complete Artist Roster

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

Everything from Tina Turner to Jessica Simpson is included on this list.

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

If any musical artists are missing from this EMI artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (1342 items)
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2 in a Room is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list EMI 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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22-20s is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music
22-20s were an English blues rock band formed in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. The band originally disbanded in December 2005 but reformed in 2008 and released Shake/Shiver/Moan in 2010 and Got It If ...more
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23 Skidoo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
23 Skidoo Industrial music, Experimental music, Funk
23 Skidoo are a British band playing a fusion of industrial, post-punk, alternative dance, rock, and world music. The group was named after an early 20th-century American slang phrase that later ...more
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30 Seconds to Mars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, Space rock
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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911 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Boy band
911 are an Scottish pop group consisting of Lee Brennan, Jimmy Constable and Simon "Spike" Dawbarn. They were formed in 1992 and released their debut single "Night to ...more

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Alison Sudol is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Adult album alternative, Pop music, Rock music
Alison Sudol (born December 23, 1984) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and music video director. She is known as the singer A Fine Frenzy, and also for her role as Queenie Goldstein ...more

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A Perfect Circle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Experimental rock, Neo-psychedelia
A Perfect Circle is an American rock supergroup formed in 1999 by guitarist Billy Howerdel and Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan. The original incarnation of the band also included Paz ...more

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A Taste of Honey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Disco, Pop music
A Taste of Honey was an American recording act, formed in 1971 by associates Janice–Marie Johnson and Perry Kibble. In 1978, they had one of the best known chart-toppers of the disco era, ...more
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A-Mei is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Kulilay Amit (simplified Chinese: 张惠妹; traditional Chinese: 張惠妹; pinyin: Zhāng Huìmèi, born 9 August 1972), better known by her stage name A-Mei, is a Taiwanese Puyuma singer and ...more
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A.S.A.P. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
A.S.A.P. Progressive rock, Hard rock
ASAP was a band created by guitarist and vocalist Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden fame. ASAP released an album in 1989 entitled Silver and Gold. A.S.A.P. stands for "Adrian Smith and ...more
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ABC is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Disco
ABC are an English pop band that formed in Sheffield in 1980. Their classic line-up consisted of lead singer Martin Fry, guitarist and keyboardist Mark White, saxophonist Stephen Singleton and ...more
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Abel Talamantez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Latin pop, Cumbia
Abel Talamántez Mendoza (born October 16, 1975, in Pecos, Texas), is an American Singer, songwriter and record producer. He is currently a vocalist for the bands Cruz Martínez Y ...more
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Abraham Mateo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Abraham Mateo Pop music, Latin pop
Abraham Mateo Chamorro (born 25 August 1998), is a Spanish singer, songwriter and actor. He is known for his soulful and dance-oriented music.Mateo was only seven when he began winning prizes on ...more
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A.B. Quintanilla is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop
Abraham Isaac Quintanilla III (born December 13, 1963), better known as A.B. Quintanilla III or A.B. Quintanilla, is an American record producer, songwriter and musician. He is the older brother ...more
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Absolom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Eurodance
Absolom was a Belgian dance project produced by Christophe Chantzis and DJ Jimmy Goldschmitz. The group was popular in Europe by the end of the 1990s. For remixer and main-producer Chantzis the ...more
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AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list EMI 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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Academy of St. Martin in... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Classical music
The Academy of St Martin in the Fields (ASMF) is an English chamber orchestra, based in London. John Churchill, then Master of Music at the London church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, and Neville ...more
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Ace of Base is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Dancehall, Pop music
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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Acker Bilk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Acker Bilk Pop music, Trad jazz, Easy listening
Bernard Stanley "Acker" Bilk, (28 January 1929 – 2 November 2014) was an English clarinettist and vocalist known for his breathy, vibrato-rich, lower-register style, and distinctive ...more
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Adam Taubitz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Classical music, Jazz
Adam Georg Taubitz (born 7 October 1967) is a German jazz and classical musician. He is perhaps best known for his work with the Berlin Philharmonic Jazz Group, which he established in 1999, and ...more

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Adeva is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
House music, Contemporary R&B, Garage house
Adeva (born Patricia Daniels) is an American singer. She had a string of successful house and R&B hits in the late 1980s to early 1990s, including "Warning" (UK #17), "I Thank ...more
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Adge Cutler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Scrumpy and Western, Country
Alan John 'Adge' Cutler (19 November 1930 – 5 May 1974) was an English singer best known as the frontman of the comic folk band the Wurzels. Cutler was known for his songs, but also his dry, ...more
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Adiemus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Adiemus New Age music
Adiemus is a series of vocalise-style albums by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins. It is also the title of the opening track called "Adiemus" on the first album in the series, Songs of
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Adrian Gurvitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Pop rock, Soft rock
Adrian Curtis Gurvitz (; born 26 June 1949, in Stoke Newington, North London) is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. His prolific songwriting ability has gained him hits ...more
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Adrian Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list EMI Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock
Adrian Frederick "H" Smith (born 27 February 1957) is an English guitarist and member of Iron Maiden, for whom he writes songs and performs live backing vocals on some tracks. Smith ...more

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