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Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster

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

Artists here include everything from John Lennon to Jimi Hendrix.

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

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+44 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Indie rock, Pop punk
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+44 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock
+44 was an American alternative rock supergroup formed in Los Angeles, California in 2005. The group consisted of vocalist and bassist Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker of Blink-182, lead ...more
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10cc is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music
10cc are an English rock band founded in Stockport, England, who achieved their greatest commercial success in the 1970s. The band initially consisted of four musicians – Graham Gouldman, Eric ...more
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12 Rounds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Trip hop, Rock music, Industrial rock
12 Rounds is a British rock band formed by Atticus Ross and singer Claudia Sarne, who are married. After the release of their first album, Jitter Juice, they toured with the Sneaker Pimps. 12 ...more
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4 Runner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
4 Runner Country
4 Runner was an American country music vocal group founded in 1993 by lead singer Craig Morris, baritone Billy Crittenden, tenor Lee Hilliard, and bass Jim Chapman. Signed to Polydor Records ...more
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801 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Experimental rock, Jazz, Progressive rock
801 were an English experimental rock band that were originally formed in 1976 for three live concerts by Phil Manzanera Brian Eno Bill MacCormick Francis Monkman Simon Phillips Lloyd Watson.
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999 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Punk rock
999 are an English punk rock band, formed in London in December, 1976. From the period of 1976 to 1985, the lineup of 999 consisted of Nick Cash, Guy Days, Jon Watson and Pablo LaBrittain. Jon ...more
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A-ha is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult album alternative, Synthpop, New Wave
A-ha is a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982. The band was founded by Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar-Savoy. The group initially rose to fame during the mid-1980s after ...more
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A-II-Z is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal
A II Z was a heavy metal band founded in 1979 in Manchester, England by guitarist Gary Owens. The original lineup consisted of David Owens, Gary Owens, Cam Campbell, Karl Reti. For a short time ...more
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ABBA is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Disco, Pop music
ABBA (Swedish pronunciation: [²abːa]) are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The group's ...more
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Ace of Base is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Dancehall, Pop music
Ace of Base was a Swedish pop group, originally consisting of Ulf Ekberg and three siblings, Jonas Berggren, Linn Berggren and Jenny Berggren. The group released four studio albums between 1992 ...more
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Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Ghazal, Folk music, Classical music
Ahmed Hussain and Mohammed Hussain are ghazal singers from Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan state in India. Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain are two brothers who sing classical ghazals. Born in Rajasthan ...more
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Akrylykz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Ska
The Akrylykz was a British ska band, formed by members of Hull School of Art in Kingston upon Hull, that featured Roland Gift originally as a tenor saxophonist, but his role later expanded to ...more
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Al Staehely is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music
Al Staehely was a singer/songwriter from the 1970s. He was featured in Spirit, The Staehely Brothers, The Nick Gravenites / John Cipollina Band and recorded with labels such as Epic and Polydor. ...more
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Alan Kendall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Pop rock
Alan Kendall (born 9 September 1944, in Darwen, Lancashire) is an English musician and was the lead guitarist for the popular band the Bee Gees, in an unofficial capacity from 1971 until 1980, ...more
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Alan Merrill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Glam rock
Alan Merrill (born Allan Preston Sachs; February 19, 1951) is an American vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, actor and model. In the early 1970s Merrill was the first westerner to achieve pop star ...more
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Alan Murphy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Fusion, Rock music
Alan Murphy (18 November 1953 – 19 October 1989) was a British rock session guitarist, best remembered for his collaborations with Kate Bush and Go West. In 1988 he joined the group Level 42 as ...more
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Alan Price is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music
Alan Price (born 19 April 1942) is an English musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the British band the Animals and for his subsequent solo work.Price was born in Fatfield, ...more
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Albert Lee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rockabilly, Rhythm and blues
Albert William Lee (born 21 December 1943) is an English guitarist known for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique. Lee has worked, both in the studio and on tour, with many famous ...more
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Alcatrazz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
Alcatrazz is an American heavy metal band formed in 1983 by Graham Bonnet, Jimmy Waldo and Gary Shea. They are best known for their song "God Blessed Video".
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Alesha Dixon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, UK Garage
Alesha Anjanette Dixon (born 7 October 1978) is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, model, and television personality. Dixon rose to fame in 2001 as a member of the all-female ...more
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Alex Gardner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Pop music, Dance music
Alex Gardner, now known professionally as A-L-X (born 23 July 1991, Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish pop singer. He released two singles in 2010 as Alex Gardner, "I'm Not Mad" and ...more
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Alex Parks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Folk rock, Pop folk
Alexandra Rebecca Parks (born 26 July 1984) is an English singer-songwriter. Parks was entered into the BBC Television programme, Fame Academy by her father. It was a show that she went on to ...more
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Alexis Korner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Blues
Alexis Andrew Nicholas Koerner (19 April 1928 – 1 January 1984), known professionally as Alexis Korner, was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as ...more
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ALI PROJECT is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Polydor Records Complete Artist Roster
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Pop music, J-pop
Ali Project is a Japanese band with a strong Japanese Aristocrat-style image, consisting of Arika Takarano and Mikiya Katakura. In the band's earlier days, their musical style tended towards ...more