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MGM Records Complete Artist Roster

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

Everything from The Beatles to Frank Zappa is included on this list.

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

If any musical artists are missing from this MGM Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (100 items)
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Alan Dale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Rock and roll
Alan Dale (born Aldo Sigismondi, July 9, 1925 – April 20, 2002) was an American singer of traditional popular and rock and roll music.
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Bermuda Triangle Band is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic folk, Country pop, Pop music
Bermuda Triangle Band's wild psychedelic and delicately nuanced electric autoharp and transcendental vocals grew out of the late 1960s folk rock scene. With an independent attitude, eccentric ...more
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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Torch song, Ballad, Swing music
Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her ...more

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Billy Walker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
William Marvin Walker (January 14, 1929 – May 21, 2006) was an American country music singer and guitarist best known for his 1962 hit, "Charlie's Shoes". Nicknamed The Tall Texan, ...more
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Bob Gallion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Bob Gallion
Country
Bob Gallion was an American country music singer. Between 1958 and 1973, he recorded for various country labels, charting nine times on the Hot Country Songs charts. His biggest hit was ...more
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Bob Wills is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Western swing
James Robert Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975) was an American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader. Considered by music authorities as the co-founder of Western swing, he was ...more

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Bobby Bloom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Calypso music
Robert Bloom (January 15, 1946 – February 28, 1974) was an American singer-songwriter. He is known best for being a one-hit wonder with the 1970 song, "Montego Bay", which was ...more
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C.W. McCall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
William Dale Fries Jr. (born November 15, 1928) is an American singer, activist and politician best known by his stage name C. W. McCall and for his truck-themed outlaw country songs. While most ...more
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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Chanson, Pop music, Jazz
Charles Aznavour (, French: [ʃaʁl aznavuʁ]; born Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian, Armenian: Շահնուր Վաղինակ Ազնավուրյան; 22 May 1924 – 1 October 2018) was a French-Armenian singer, lyricist, and ...more

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#195 of 300 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters #232 of 313 Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100 #39 of 62 The Greatest Crooners of All Time

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Connie Francis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Country pop, Rock music, Traditional pop music
Connie Francis (born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, December 12, 1938) is an American pop singer, former actress, and top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Although ...more

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#264 of 1,057 The Best Singers of All Time #497 of 2,187 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Timelisted on Famous Accordionists

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Coven is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Shock rock, Pop rock
Coven is an American metal band formed in the late 1960s, composed of vocalist Jinx Dawson, bassist Oz Osborne, Chris Neilsen on guitar, Rick Durrett and later John Hobbs on keyboards, and ...more

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#112 of 221 Bands/Artists With Only One Great Album #129 of 302 The Best Ever Garage Rock Bands

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Cy Walter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Popular music, Jazz
Cy Walter (September 16, 1915 – August 18, 1968) was an American café society pianist based in New York City for four decades. Dubbed the "Art Tatum of Park Avenue," he was ...more
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Danny Hutton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music
Daniel Anthony Hutton (born September 10, 1942) is an Irish-American singer, best known as one of the three lead vocalists in the band Three Dog Night. Hutton was a songwriter and singer for ...more
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David A. Martin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Rockabilly, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll
David or Dave Martin may refer to:
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Eartha Kitt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Torch song, Cabaret, Vocal jazz
Eartha Kitt (born Eartha Mae Keith, January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008) was an American singer, actress, dancer, comedian, activist, author, and songwriter known for her highly distinctive ...more

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#142 of 974 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #53 of 224 The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

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Eddy Arnold is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Gospel music, Country
Richard Edward "Eddy" Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008) was an American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a Nashville sound (country/popular music) innovator ...more

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#55 of 334 The Top Country Artists of All Time #41 of 221 The Best Male Country Singers of All Time

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Edmund Sylvers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Dance music, Rhythm and blues
Edmund Theodore Sylvers (January 25, 1957 — March 11, 2004) was an American singer–songwriter, actor and musician. Sylvers was best known as the lead singer of the American family disco/soul ...more
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Eric Burdon & the An... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues
The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s. The band moved to London upon finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for their ...more

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#903 of 2,187 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #106 of 2,218 The Best Rock Bands of All Timefeaturing The Best Animals Albums of All Time

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EUPHORIA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Sunshine pop, Folk rock
Euphoria was a short-lived band from 1968 to 1969, consisting of Roger Penney,on electric autoharp, Wendy Penney,on Bass guitar, Tom Pacheco,on Acoustic Guitar, and Sharon Alexander. Roger and ...more
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Foster Sylvers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Dance music, Rhythm and blues
Foster Emerson Sylvers is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for being a member of the family act The Sylvers and his hit single ...more
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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Experimental rock, Heavy metal
Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form ...more

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#63 of 2,187 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #151 of 350 The Greatest Classic Rock Bandslisted on Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time

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Freda Payne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music
Freda Charcilia Payne (born September 19, 1942) is an American singer and actress. Payne is best known for her career in music during the mid–1960s through the mid–1980s. Her most notable record ...more
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Geordie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Glam rock
Geordie were a British rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne, England, most notably active in the 1970s.
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George Shearing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Cool jazz, Swing music, Jazz
Sir George Albert Shearing, (13 August 1919 – 14 February 2011) was a British jazz pianist who for many years led a popular jazz group that recorded for Discovery Records, MGM Records and ...more

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#5 of 76 The Best Jazz Pianists in the World #25 of 215 The Best Easy Listening Bands/Artists

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Gypsy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list MGM Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock
Gypsy was a American progressive rock band from Minnesota, formed as The Underbeats. Gypsy was the house band at the Whisky a Go Go, West Hollywood, California for about eight months from ...more