Bands/Musicians 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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52nd Street is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
52nd Street Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music 52nd Street were a British jazz-funk and R&B band formed in Manchester in late 1980. Throughout the 1980s the group enjoyed success not only in the UK but also on the Billboard chart in the ...more

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A House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
A House New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock A House was an Irish band from the 1980s to the 1990s, recognized for the clever, "often bitter or irony laden lyrics of [frontman] Dave Couse ... bolstered by the [band's] seemingly ...more

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A-Teens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
A-Teens Pop music, Eurodance, Europop A-Teens was a Swedish pop music group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed by Niklas Berg in 1998 as an ABBA tribute band called ABBA Teens and later renamed to A-Teens. They were composed of Marie ...more

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A3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
A3 Acid house, Electronic music, Alternative rock Alabama 3 is an English band mixing rock, electronic, blues, country, gospel, and spoken word styles, founded in Brixton, London in 1995. In the United States, the band is known as A3, allegedly ...more

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Aaron Hall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Aaron Hall Aaron Hall is an American soul singer and songwriter. He is a current member of the group Guy, which he founded in the late 1980s, along with new jack swing producer Teddy Riley and songwriter ...more

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Ace in the Hole Band is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Ace in the Hole Band Honky-tonk, Country, Western swing The Ace in the Hole Band is the backup band for country music performer George Strait, who was the band's lead singer before beginning his solo career in the early 1980s. The band formed at San ...more

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Adam Ant is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Adam Ant 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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Adamski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Adamski Acid house Adamski is an English dance music producer, prominent at the time of acid house for his tracks "N-R-G" and "Killer".

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Adrenalin M.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Adrenalin M.O.D. Acid house, Pop music Adrenalin M.O.D. was a British male vocal/instrumental acid house pop group. The members were Richie Ferme, Morris Bird and Darren Mohammed. Their only chart success was called ...more

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Alain Johannes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Alain Johannes Blues-rock, Indie, Rock music Alain Johannes Moschulski is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, whose primary instruments are guitar and drums. He is a founding member of several bands, including the alternative rock group ...more

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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Alanis Morissette Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for ...more

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Alex Blake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Alex Blake Post-bop, Jazz Alex Blake is a post-bop jazz double-bassist and electric bass guitarist.

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Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Alice Cooper Rock music, Garage rock, Shock rock This is about the Alice Cooper Group that existed until 1975.

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Alisha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Alisha Pop music, Italo disco, Dance music Alisha Ann Itkin, is an American freestyle and dance-pop singer who had several club hits in the 1980s and 1990s.

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All City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
All City Hip hop music All City was an American rap duo composed of Brooklyn-based rappers J. Mega and Greg Valentine. They are best known for their hit single "The Actual". All City was formed in 1993 after ...more

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Allen Collins Band is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Allen Collins Band Blues-rock, Rock music, Southern rock The Allen Collins Band was a spinoff of southern-rock bands Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Rossington-Collins Band. It existed from 1983 to 1984 and was formed shortly after the dissolution of the ...more

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Allure is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Allure Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Allure is a New York-based R&B girl group that formed in the early 1990s as a quartet, now a trio. Original members were Alia Davis, Linnie Belcher, Lalisha Sanders and Akissa Mendez.

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Andrew Latimer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Andrew Latimer Progressive rock, Canterbury scene, Symphonic rock Andrew Latimer is an English musician and composer who is founder and one of the original members of the progressive rock band Camel. He is mainly a guitarist and singer, but also a flautist and ...more

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Andrew Taylor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Andrew Taylor 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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Andy Howard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Andy Howard Pop music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Andy Powell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Andy Powell Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock Andy Powell is an English guitarist and songwriter, and best known as a founding member of Wishbone Ash. Alongside Wishbone Ash's other twin lead guitarist, Ted Turner, the pair were ...more

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Angelfish is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Angelfish Dream pop, Alternative rock Angelfish was a short-lived early-1990s Scottish alternative rock group originating from Edinburgh, Scotland, formed as a side-project to Scottish group Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie, after keyboardist ...more

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Anthony Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Anthony Hamilton Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Soul music Anthony Cornelius Hamilton is an American R&B singer-songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin' from Where I'm From, which featured ...more

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Antônio Carlos Jobim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Antônio Carlos Jobim Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Samba Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim — known as Tom Jobim — was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. He was a primary force behind the creation ...more

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April Wine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
April Wine Rock music, Hard rock April Wine is a Canadian rock band formed in 1969. Originally based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the band enjoyed international success in the 1970s and 80s, releasing more than 20 albums since

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Aqua is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list MCA Records Complete Artist Roster
Aqua 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
Ashton Shepherd 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
Atlanta 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
Atlanta Rhythm Section 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
Atlantic Starr 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
Avant 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
B.B. King 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
Bachman–Turner Overdrive 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
Bang Tango 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
Barbara Mandrell 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
Barrington Levy 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
Barry Gibb 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
Barry White 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
Becky Hobbs 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
Becky Priest 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
Belinda Carlisle 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
Bell Biv DeVoe 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
Bert Kaempfert 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
Big Audio 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
Big Daddy Kane 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
Big Lurch 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