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MCA Records Complete Artist Roster

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

This is a list that includes artists like Jimi Hendrix and Elton John.

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Aqua is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music
Aqua is a Danish-Norwegian eurodance group, best known for their 1997 breakthrough single "Barbie Girl". The group formed in 1989 and achieved huge success around the globe in the late ...more
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Ashton Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Ashton Delilah Shepherd is an American country music singer-songwriter. She was first signed to Universal Music Group Nashville's MCA Nashville division in April 2007. Her 2008 debut album ...more
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Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Atlanta was an American country music group formed in 1982 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. It was composed of Brad Griffis, Bill Davidson, Tony Ingram, Alan David, Allen Collay, Bill Packard, Jeff ...more
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Atlanta Rhythm Section is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk rock, Southern rock
Atlanta Rhythm Section, sometimes abbreviated ARS, is an American southern rock band, formed in 1971. The band's current lineup consists of founding members keyboardist Dean Daughtry and ...more
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Atlantic Starr is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list MCA 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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Avant is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues
Myron Avant (born April 26, 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio), better known as Avant is an American R singer-songwriter. He is best known for hits such as "Separated" (the remix to which ...more
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B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Soul blues, Rock music
B.B. King is an American blues musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No. 6 on its 2011 list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, and he was ...more
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Bachman–Turner Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Boogie rock, Rock music, Hard rock
Bachman–Turner Overdrive is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that had a series of hit albums and singles in the 1970s, selling over 7 million albums in that decade alone. Their ...more
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Bang Tango is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Rock music, Funk metal
Bang Tango is an American funk-infused hard rock and Alternative metal band. The band was formed in 1987 in Los Angeles, California and was signed to MCA Records the same year.
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Barbara Mandrell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Country pop, Country
Barbara Ann Mandrell is an American country music singer and actress. She is known for a series of Top 10 hits and TV shows in the 1970s and 1980s that helped her become one of country's most ...more
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Barrington Levy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Dancehall, Reggae, Ragga jungle
Barrington Ainsworth Levy is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist.
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Barry Boom is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Barry Boom
Barry Boom is a reggae singer and record producer from London. Paul Robinson was a member of the reggae group One Blood in the 1980s along with his brothers Errol, Jerry, Ewan & Trevor until ...more
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Barry Gibb is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco
Barry Alan Crompton Gibb, CBE is a British musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to worldwide fame as the co-founder of the pop group Bee Gees, one of the most commercially ...more
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Barry White is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Rhythm and blues, Soul music
Barry White, was an American composer and singer-songwriter. A 3-time Grammy Award-winner known for his distinctive bass-baritone voice and romantic image, White's greatest success came in the ...more
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Becky Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Becky Hobbs is an American country music singer, songwriter and pianist. She first attracted critical attention from rock journalist Stann Findelle, who also wrote the liner notes on her debut ...more
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Becky Priest is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Becky Priest is an American country music singer-songwriter and instrumentalist hailing from Hubbard, Texas now based in Nashville, Tennessee. Since moving to Nashville, Tennessee in 1992, ...more
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Beijing Spring is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Beijing Spring Pop music
Beijing Spring was an English pop duo formed in 1991, and subsequently signed by Joe Cokell, general manager of marketing at MCA Records in June 1991. As reported by The Times, the deal was ...more
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Belinda Carlisle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music
Belinda Jo Carlisle is an American singer who gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of The Go-Go's, one of the most successful all-female bands of all time. The group sold more than seven ...more
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Bell Biv DeVoe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B
Bell Biv DeVoe is an American music group that branched off from New Edition. It consists of three members of New Edition, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ronnie DeVoe.
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Bert Kaempfert is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Big band, Easy listening, Jazz
Bert Kaempfert was a German orchestra leader and songwriter. He made easy listening and jazz-oriented records and wrote the music for a number of well-known songs, including "Strangers in ...more
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Big Audio is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Alternative dance
Big Audio Dynamite is a British musical group formed in 1984 by the ex-guitarist and singer of the Clash, Mick Jones. The group is noted for its effective mixture of varied musical styles, ...more
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Big Bam Boo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Big Bam Boo Pop music
Big Bam Boo were a British male pop duo, comprising Simon Tedd and Shark. They had one single in the UK Singles Chart, "Shooting From My Heart", which entered the chart on 28 January ...more
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Big Daddy Kane is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
Antonio Hardy, better known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper who started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap group the Juice Crew. He is widely ...more
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Big Lurch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap
Antron Singleton, better known by his stage name Big Lurch, is an American rapper. He is serving a life sentence for murdering 21-year-old female roommate Tynisha Ysais and eating parts of her ...more
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Bill Summers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Bill Summers
Bill Summers is a New Orleans based Afro-Cuban jazz/Latin jazz percussionist, a multi-instrumentalist who plays primarily on conga drums. Summers is probably most well known due to his work with ...more