Bands/Musicians Island Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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Ace Hood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rap music, Contemporary R&B Antoine McColister, better known by his stage name Ace Hood, is an American rapper. He was born in Port St. Lucie, Florida and raised in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He is signed to DJ Khaled's ...more

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Adam Clayton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-punk Adam Charles Clayton is an English-born Irish musician best known as the bassist of the rock band U2. He has resided in County Dublin since the time his family moved to Malahide when he was five ...more

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Adrian Belew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Industrial rock, Progressive rock Adrian Belew is an American musician, songwriter and record producer. A multi-instrumentalist primarily known as a guitarist, Belew is perhaps best known for his work as a member of the ...more

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Aleka's Attic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Garage rock, Folk rock Aleka's Attic were an alternative folk/rock band from Gainesville, Florida, formed by River Phoenix and his sister Rain.

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Alex Clare is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Dubstep, Future soul, Blue-eyed soul Alexander George "Alex" Clare is a British singer and songwriter. Clare adopted his current stage name, Alex Clare, in 2010, replacing Alexander G. Muertos, a pseudonym he first used ...more

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Alex Winston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Alex Winston Pop music Alexandra Leigh Winston is an American indie pop rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Allstars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Allstars Popular music, Pop music allSTARS* were a British pop group, who were active between 2001 and 2002, enjoying some chart success in the UK. Consisting of Sandi Lee Hughes, Thaila Zucchi, Ashley Taylor Dawson, Rebecca ...more

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Alun Davies is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Skiffle, Pop music, Folk music Alun Davies is a Welsh guitarist, studio musician, recording artist, and composer who rose to fame primarily with his supporting guitar work and backing vocals as accompanist for English ...more

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AlunaGeorge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Electronic music, Contemporary R&B AlunaGeorge are an English electronic music duo from London, consisting of Aluna Francis and George Reid. It was announced on 6 December 2012 that AlunaGeorge had been shortlisted for the 2013 ...more

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Amazing Blondel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic folk, Medieval folk rock, Progressive folk music Amazing Blondel are an English acoustic progressive folk band, containing Eddie Baird, John Gladwin, and Terry Wincott. They released a number of LPs for Island Records in the early 1970s. They ...more

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Amazulu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Pop music, Ska Amazulu were a British ska/pop band from the 1980s. Composed of five women and one man, they achieved success in the UK charts with four top twenty hits - the biggest of these being "Too ...more

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Ambersunshower is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues Ambersunshower is an R&B singer and former member of the hip hop duo Groove Garden. Gee Street Records released Ambersunshower's debut solo album, Walter T. Smith, in 1996. A single from the ...more

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Ambulance LTD is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Ambulance LTD Indie rock Ambulance LTD is an indie rock group formed in Spanish Harlem, New York in 2000. The band was founded by Michael Di Liberto and David Longstreth from Cleveland OH. Marcus Congleton joined about ...more

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Amelle Berrabah is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B Amelle Berrabah is a British singer, songwriter and former member of the Sugababes who replaced founding member Mutya Buena in the group in December 2005. She achieved a solo number one single ...more

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American Hi-Fi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Pop music, Pop rock American Hi-Fi is an American pop punk band that formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1998. The band consists of vocalist Stacy Jones, guitarist Jamie Arentzen, bassist Drew Parsons, and drummer ...more

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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, jazz and reggae. Winehouse's 2003 ...more

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Anberlin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Emo, Alternative rock Anberlin was an American rock band formed in Winter Haven, Florida in 2002. Since the beginning of 2007, the band consisted of lead vocalist Stephen Christian, guitarists Joseph Milligan and ...more

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Andrew Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo-psychedelia, Heavy metal, Stoner rock Andrew James Stockdale is an Australian rock musician, he is the lead singer, lead guitarist and the only mainstay member of the rock band Wolfmother, which formed in 2000. In 2007, alongside ...more

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Andrew Volpe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Power pop Andrew Volpe is a singer and a musician.

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Andrew W.K. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Glam metal, Industrial metal Andrew Fetterly Wilkes-Krier, better known by his stagename Andrew W.K., is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, entertainer, motivational speaker, and music producer. He was ...more

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Andy Bull is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Soft rock Andy Bull is an Australian alt-pop singer-songwriter and producer, based in Sydney. He is best known for his singles "Dog", "Keep On Running" and "Baby I Am Nobody ...more

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Andy Hurley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Andrew John "Andy" Hurley is an American musician and drummer. He is best known as the drummer of the Chicago-based rock band Fall Out Boy. Prior to Fall Out Boy, Hurley played in ...more

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Andy Mackay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Glam rock Andrew "Andy" Mackay is an English multi-instrumentalist, best known as a founding member of the art rock group Roxy Music. In addition, he has taught music and provided scores for ...more

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music "Wonderful" is a song by British singer-songwriter and producer Angel. It was first released in the United Kingdom on 15 July 2012 as the second single from the his debut studio album ...more

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Angel Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Grime Sirach Charles, better known by his stage name Angel, is a British born Grenadian Bangladeshi singer-songwriter, rapper and record producer from West London, England. His debut single "Go ...more

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Angel Haze is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop, Hip Hop Raeen Roes Wilson, better known by their stage name Angel Haze, is an American rapper and singer, born in Detroit, Michigan, who grew up in the Greater Apostolic Faith. In 2012, Haze released ...more

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Angela Winbush is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Island 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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Angélique Kidjo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Worldbeat, Latin American music, World fusion music Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo, is a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and activist from Benin, noted for her diverse ...more

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Animal Nightlife is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Sophisti-pop, Instrumental Animal Nightlife was a British male vocal/instrumental group in the 1980s. It consisted of Andy Polaris on vocals, Leonardo Chignoli on bass, Flid on guitar, Billy Chapman on saxophone, Michael ...more

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Annie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Pop music, Dance music Anne Lilia Berge Strand, better known by her stage name Annie, is a Norwegian pop singer and DJ. Annie began her recording career in 1999 with the underground hit single "The Greatest ...more

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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music Annie Lennox, OBE, born Ann Lennox, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The ...more

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Anthony Ian Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Horrorcore Anthony Ian Berkeley better known as Poetic, was an American rapper and producer. He was also a founding member of the hip-hop group Gravediggaz, for which he used the alias Grym Reaper.

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Anthrax is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Island 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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Apache Indian is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Reggae Steven Kapur, better known by the stage name Apache Indian, is a UK vocalist and reggae DJ. He is noted for a distinctive vocal style that is a fusion of Asian, West Indian and English cultural ...more

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Arcana is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Avant-garde jazz, Jazz fusion, Free jazz Arcana was an American jazz fusion band that formed in 1995 and originally comprised guitarist Derek Bailey, bassist Bill Laswell and drummer Tony Williams. The original lineup released one ...more

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Archive is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music Archive is a musical group based in London, England, whose music spans electronic, trip-hop, avant-garde, post-rock and progressive rock. Over their twenty-year history, the band has released ...more

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Arion Salazar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Funk

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Soca music Alphonsus Celestine Edmund Cassell MBE was a calypso and soca musician who performed under the stage name Arrow, and is regarded as the first superstar of soca from Montserrat.

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Art of Noise is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Downtempo, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop Art of Noise was an English avant-garde synthpop group formed in early 1983 by engineer/producer Gary Langan and programmer J. J. Jeczalik, along with arranger Anne Dudley, producer Trevor Horn ...more

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Arthur Louis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Reggae, Blues Arthur Louis was a rock, blues and reggae cross-over musician. His surname is pronounced as luːɪs and he held British nationality. He released three solo albums and was responsible for ...more

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Ashes Divide is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Alternative rock, Progressive rock Ashes Divide is the name used for the solo project of American rock musician Billy Howerdel, guitarist of the alternative rock band A Perfect Circle, where he is the primary songwriter, ...more

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Aswad is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Reggae Aswad are a long-lasting British reggae group, noted for adding strong R&B and soul influences to the reggae sound. They have been performing since the mid-1970s, having released a total of ...more

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Attic Lights is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Power pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock Attic Lights are a Scottish indie rock band from Glasgow, Scotland, formed in 2005 by Kev Sherry, Colin McArdle and Jamie Houston, later joined by Tim Davidson and Noel O'Donnell. The four-part ...more

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Aura Dione is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music Maria Louise Joensen, professionally known as Aura Dione, is a multi-platinum selling Danish recording artist of Faroese, Spanish, French and Danish origin. In 2008 she released her debut album, ...more

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Automatic Man is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Space rock, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock Automatic Man was an American 1970s progressive rock quartet from San Francisco which also featured elements of funk, space music, psychedelic rock, heavy metal, Krautrock, Musique ...more

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Autopilot Off is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Emo, Skate punk Autopilot Off is a punk rock band from Orange County, New York composed of Chris Hughes, Chris Johnson, Phil Robinson and Rob Kucharek. In May 2011, a Facebook page titled "Autopilot ...more

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Avenue is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Avenue Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Avenue was an English boy band. They participated in the third series of The X Factor in 2006 and initially made it to the final 12, but were banned from participation for having been ...more

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Avicii is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Electro house, Alternative dance, House music Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, is a Swedish EDM DJ, remixer, and a country and electro house record producer. Avicii ranked 3rd on DJ Magazine '​s annual Top 100 DJs in ...more

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Azari & III is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Azari & III Deep house, Electronic music, Dance music Azari & III were a Canadian music group formed in 2008, performing house, electronic and dance music. They released their self-titled debut album in 2011 and have earned recognition on the ...more

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Baaba Maal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Island Records Complete Artist Roster
Worldbeat Baaba Maal is a Senegalese singer and guitarist born in Podor, on the Senegal River. He is well known in Africa and internationally is Senegal's most famous musician. In addition to acoustic ...more