Bands/Musicians Parlophone Complete Artist Roster

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

Examples of artists on this list: Tina Turner, Paul McCartney and more.

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

If any musical artists are missing from this Parlophone artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (181 items)

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2D is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
2D Alternative hip hop, Trip hop, Trip rock Stuart "2D" Pot is a fictional musician and member of the British virtual band, Gorillaz. He provides the lead vocals and plays the keyboard for the band. 2D's voice is provided by ...more

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A House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Parlophone 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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Adam Faith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Adam Faith Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll Terence "Terry" Nelhams-Wright, known as Adam Faith, was a British teen idol, singer, actor, and financial journalist. He was one of the most charted acts of the 1960s. He became the ...more

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Alan Klein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Alan Klein Pop music Alan Klein is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He wrote the soundtrack for the stage play and film, What a Crazy World. In 1964, he released his only solo album, Well At Least It's ...more

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Alanïa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Alanïa Electronic music, Ambient music Alanïa is a former Norwegian electronic music group from Tromsø, composed of Torbjørn Brundtland and Svein Berge of Röyksopp, Rune Lindbæk and Gaute Barlindhaug.

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Alexis Korner's Blues Incorpor... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blues Blues Incorporated were a British R&B band in the early 1960s, led by Alexis Korner and featuring at various times Jack Bruce, Charlie Watts, Terry Cox, Davy Graham, Ginger Baker, Long John ...more

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All Saints is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
All Saints Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Girl group All Saints are an English-Canadian girl group. Originally founded in 1993 as All Saints 1.9.7.5., the group was re-founded in 1995 as a quartet consisting of British members Melanie Blatt and ...more

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Andy Leek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Andy Leek Andy Leek is a singer/songwriter, known for his work with Dexys Midnight Runners. He has also written the single "Twist in the Dark" for Anni-Frid Lyngstad. He currently fronts Andy ...more

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Anthony Moore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Anthony Moore Experimental music, Progressive rock, Film score Anthony Moore is a British experimental music composer, performer and producer. He was a founding member of the band Slapp Happy, worked with Henry Cow and has made a number of solo albums, ...more

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Arcadia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Arcadia Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Arcadia were a pop group formed in 1985 by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor of Duran Duran, as a side project during a break in that band's schedule. The project was active for just ...more

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Athlete is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Athlete Pop music, Pop rock, Britpop Athlete are an English indie rock band formed in Deptford, London, comprising Joel Pott, Carey Willetts, Stephen Roberts and Tim Wanstall. The band had a brief period of high-profile domestic ...more

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Axiom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Axiom Rock music Axiom were a rock band formed in Melbourne in 1969 and included musicians Glenn Shorrock and Brian Cadd.

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Babyshambles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Babyshambles Garage punk, Garage rock, Punk rock Babyshambles are an English rock band established in London. The band was formed by Pete Doherty during a hiatus from The Libertines. As of 2013 the band includes Mick Whitnall Drew McConnell ...more

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Bat for Lashes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Bat for Lashes Indie pop, Synthpop, Emo Natasha Khan, better known by her stage name Bat for Lashes, is a British Pakistani singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She has released three studio albums, Fur and Gold, Two Suns and ...more

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Baxter Dury is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Baxter Dury Shoegazing, Pop music, Rock music Baxter Dury is an English indie musician, originally signed to Rough Trade Records. He is the son of Ian Dury, and as a five-year-old he appeared on the front cover of Ian's LP New Boots and ...more

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Belouis Some is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Belouis Some Synthpop, New Wave, Sophisti-pop Belouis Some is a British new wave musician. He had hits in the 1980s with "Some People", "Round Round", plus "Imagination" which also achieved success on the ...more

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Bentley Rhythm Ace is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Bentley Rhythm Ace Electronic music, House music, Electronic dance music Bentley Rhythm Ace are a British electronic music duo formed in Birmingham in 1995, consisting of Mike Stokes and Richard March.

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Bernard Sumner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Bernard Sumner Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Bernard Edward Sumner, also known as Bernard Dickin, Bernard Dicken and Bernard Albrecht, is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He was a member of Joy Division and is currently the ...more

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Beverley Knight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Beverley Knight Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Pop rock Beverley Knight MBE D. Mus. is a British recording artist, radio presenter and musical theatre actress who released her debut album, The B-Funk in 1995. Heavily influenced by American soul music ...more

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Billy Fury is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Billy Fury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly Ronald Wycherley, known as Billy Fury, was an internationally successful English singer from the late 1950s to the mid 1960s, and remained an active songwriter until the 1980s. Rheumatic fever, ...more

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Billy J. Kramer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Billy J. Kramer British Invasion, Merseybeat, Mersey sound Billy J. Kramer is a pop singer. In the 1960s he was managed by Brian Epstein, who also managed the Beatles, and he recorded several original Lennon and McCartney compositions.

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Blink is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Blink Dream pop, Pop rock, Alternative rock Blink are a pop rock band from Ireland. They are noted for their mixture of humour and melancholy. They have released three albums to date: A Map of the Universe by Blink, The End Is High and ...more

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Bliss is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Bliss Pop music, Electronica Bliss are a pop group from Coventry, England.

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Blur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Blur Indie pop, Shoegazing, Pop music Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988. The group consists of singer/keyboardist Damon Albarn, guitarist/singer Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree. ...more

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Bobby Tench is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Bobby Tench Blues-rock, Rock music, Electric blues Robert Tench also known as Bob Tench, Bobby Tench and Bobby Gass is a British vocalist and guitarist. He is best known for working with Freddie King, Jeff Beck, and Van Morrison, also as a ...more

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Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band Psychedelic pop, Experimental rock, Trad jazz The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band was a band created by a group of British art-school students of the 1960s. Combining elements of music hall, trad jazz and psychedelic pop with surreal humour and ...more

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Brian May is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Brian May Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock Brian Harold May, CBE is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and astrophysicist who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen. He uses a home-built electric ...more

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Brother Beyond is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Brother Beyond Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Sophisti-pop Brother Beyond were a British boy band/pop group who had mainstream success in the late 1980s.

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Chiddy Bang is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Chiddy Bang Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop Chidera Anamege, now known by his stage name Chiddy Bang is an American hip hop recording artist. Prior to their break up, Chiddy Bang was an American pop-rap duo consisting of Anamege under the ...more

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Chris Lowe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Chris Lowe Synthpop, Pop music, Electronic dance music Christopher Sean "Chris" Lowe is an English musician, who, with colleague Neil Tennant, makes up the pop duo Pet Shop Boys.

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Chris Martin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Chris Martin Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an English singer-songwriter, the lead vocalist, and co-founder of the band Coldplay.

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Cilla Black is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Cilla Black Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Merseybeat Cilla Black OBE is an English singer, actress, entertainer and media personality. Championed by The Beatles, she began her career as a singer in 1963, and her singles "Anyone Who Had a ...more

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Clor is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Clor Synthpop, Electronic music, Post-punk revival Clor was a short-lived five-piece band from Brixton, England, formed by Barry Dobbin and Luke Smith in 2003 and which signed to the Parlophone record label after only six gigs. The band released ...more

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Coldplay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Coldplay Rock music, Piano rock, Post-Britpop Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead vocalist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London. After they formed under the name Pectoralz, Guy ...more

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Conor Maynard is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Conor Maynard Pop music Conor Paul Maynard is an English singer-songwriter and child actor from Brighton & Hove who is signed to EMI subsidiary, Parlophone. Maynard rose to success in 2012 when he was nominated ...more

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Crazyhead is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Crazyhead Garage punk, Garage rock, Grebo Crazyhead are an English garage punk band from Leicester, England. Though lumped in with the largely media-created grebo scene, they were more influenced by the garage rock of the late 1960s, as ...more

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Damon Albarn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Damon Albarn Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop Damon Albarn is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is the frontman of the Alternative rock band Blur as well as co-founder, vocalist and ...more

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Danny Goffey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Danny Goffey Experimental rock, Soul rock, Britpop Daniel Robert Goffey is an English musician and singer-songwriter best known as the drummer and backing vocalist for the English Britpop band, Supergrass. In June 2010, it was announced he had ...more

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Dave Adams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Dave Adams Pop music Dave Adams is a British singer, keyboard player and songwriter. He began working with Joe Meek in 1958, working with Meek until his death in 1967. In the early 1960s, he helped build up Meek's ...more

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David Austin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
David Austin David Austin is a professional songwriter from the United Kingdom, who first had a hit single in 1984 called "Turn to Gold", released on Parlophone. It entered the UK Singles Chart on ...more

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the ...more

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Dirty Vegas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Dirty Vegas Electronic music, House music Dirty Vegas is a British house music trio made up of Ben Harris and Paul Harris on instruments and production and Steve Smith on vocals. The group formed in 2001, then broke up in 2005 before ...more

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Don Charles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Don Charles Pop music Don Charles was a popular English ballad singer, and record producer, and later in his life, a writer of a self-help book. He is best known for his recordings of "Walk With Me My ...more

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Dorothy Squires is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Dorothy Squires Pop music, Traditional pop music Dorothy Squires was a Welsh vocalist. Among her recordings were versions of "A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening", "I'm in the Mood for Love", "Anytime", "If You

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Duran Duran is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Duran Duran Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Duran Duran are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the United ...more

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Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Dusty Springfield Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien OBE, known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. ...more

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Eddy Grant is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Eddy Grant 2 Tone, Rock music, Reggae Edmond Montague "Eddy" Grant is a Guyanese British musician. The AllMusic journalist Jo-Ann Greene noted: "Eddy Grant stands among an elite group of artists as one who has not ...more

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Edmund Hockridge is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Edmund Hockridge Traditional pop music, Easy listening Edmund James Arthur Hockridge was a Canadian baritone and actor who had an active performance career in musicals, operas, concerts, plays and on radio. According to his obituary in The Guardian, ...more

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Edmundo Ros is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Edmundo Ros Latin American music Edmundo Ros OBE FRAM, born Edmund William Ross, was a Trinidadian musician, vocalist, arranger and bandleader who made his career in Britain. He directed a highly popular Latin American ...more

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Edna Savage is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Parlophone Complete Artist Roster
Edna Savage Traditional pop music Edna Savage was a traditional pop singer in the United Kingdom. She was born in Warrington, Cheshire, England. She had two sisters, both older. Her father was a landscape gardener, her mother an ...more