Bands/Musicians PolyGram Complete Artist Roster

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

These artists, like Queen Latifah and Roy Orbison include images when available.

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

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3rd Party is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Dance-pop, Eurodance 3rd Party was a three-member dance-pop group that released one album in 1997. They are best known for their dance hit "Can U Feel It", and for the song "Waiting for Tonight", ...more

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ABBA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Disco, Pop music ABBA was a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972, comprising Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. ABBA is an acronym of the first letters ...more

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ABC is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Disco ABC are an English new wave group that first came to prominence in the early 1980s. Their 1982 debut album, The Lexicon of Love, was a UK number one and they achieved ten UK and five US Top 40 ...more

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Accept is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Thrash metal, Power metal Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled by former vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes. Their beginnings can ...more

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Alex Harvey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rock and roll, Glam rock Alex Harvey is a songwriter.

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Allegiance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Heavy metal Allegiance was an Australian thrash metal group. They formed in 1990 in Perth, Australia and disbanded in 1997. They released two studio albums, D.e.s.t.i.t.u.t.i.o.n in 1994 and Skinman in ...more

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Alleycats is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Disco, Pop music The Alleycats is a Malaysian band which was formed in 1969, and gained popularity in the late 1970s. They consist of musicians from Penang who were popular in their home state earlier on in ...more

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Ambersunshower is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues Ambersunshower is an R&B singer and former member of the hip hop duo Groove Garden. Gee Street Records released Ambersunshower's debut solo album, Walter T. Smith, in 1996. A single from the ...more

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Andrea Bocelli is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Opera Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM is an Italian classical tenor, recording artist and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became blind at the age of 12 following an association football ...more

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Andrew Wood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Rock music, Grunge Andrew Patrick Wood was an American musician best known as the lead singer for alternative rock bands Malfunkshun and Mother Love Bone. Wood was also known for his androgynous aesthetical ...more

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Angélique Kidjo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Worldbeat, Latin American music, World fusion music Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo, is a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and activist from Benin, noted for her diverse ...more

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Animotion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Animotion is an American band from Los Angeles, California best known for their songs "Obsession", "Let Him Go", "I Engineer", and "Room to Move". Formed ...more

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Anna Maria Jopek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, World music, Jazz Anna Maria Jopek is a Polish musician and singer. She represented her country in the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest, with the song "Ale jestem" and finished 11th out of 25 participating ...more

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Anthony Ian Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Horrorcore Anthony Ian Berkeley better known as Poetic, was an American rapper and producer. He was also a founding member of the hip-hop group Gravediggaz, for which he used the alias Grym Reaper.

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Apache Indian is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Reggae Steven Kapur, better known by the stage name Apache Indian, is a UK vocalist and reggae DJ. He is noted for a distinctive vocal style that is a fusion of Asian, West Indian and English cultural ...more

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Armoured Angel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal Armoured Angel was a Thrash/Death Metal band from Canberra, Australia. They were one of the earliest bands to play what later came to be known as death metal. The group was also responsible for ...more

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Art Porter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz Arthur Lee "Art" Porter, Jr. was an American jazz saxophonist. He was the son of jazz musician Art Porter, Sr., as well as the namesake of "The Art Porter Bill".

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Arthur Baker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Old-school hip hop, Electro, Electronic music Arthur Baker is an American record producer and DJ best known for his work with hip hop artists like Afrika Bambaataa, Planet Patrol, and the British group New Order. Arthur Baker's songs are ...more

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Astrud Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz, Bossa nova Astrud Gilberto is a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer. She is best known for her performance of the Grammy Award-winning song "The Girl from Ipanema".

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Atlanta Artists is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Atlanta Artists Rhythm and blues, Funk Atlanta Artists was a sub-label of Mercury Records founded by Larry Blackmon of the group Cameo.

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AYA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
AYA Rock music, Alternative rock AYA is a Slovak rock band formed in the fall of 1992 in Žilina, Slovakia best known for the hits Malý princ, Baby kakavové, So mnou, Teším sa na teba, Lietaj, dýchaj, ...more

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Bagatelle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music of Ireland Bagatelle are an Irish rock band who first formed in August 1978. They are well known for their popular pop hits such as 'Second Violin', "Leeson Street Lady" and "Summer in ...more

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Barry White is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list PolyGram 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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Beenie Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Ragga, Dancehall, Reggae Anthony Moses Davis, better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a Grammy award-winning Jamaican reggae artist. He is referred to as the world's "King of Dancehall".

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Billie Ray Martin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Vocal trance, Electro, House music Billie Ray Martin is a West German singer-songwriter.

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Black Sheep is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Black Sheep is a hip hop duo from Queens, New York, composed of Andres "Dres" Titus and William "Mista Lawnge" McLean. The duo is from New York but met as teenagers in ...more

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Blue Cheer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Blues-rock, Rock music Blue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009. Based in San Francisco, Blue Cheer played in ...more

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Bootsauce is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Heavy metal, Funk rock Bootsauce was a Canadian rock band formed in Montreal in 1989. The band received a Juno Award for their 1991 single "Everyone's a Winner", a Hot Chocolate cover. The band was composed ...more

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Boy Krazy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Girl group, Pop music, Dance-pop Boy Krazy was a New York City-based girl group that saw brief fame in 1991, and again in 1993 with their hit single "That's What Love Can Do".

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Bulgarian State Radio & Televi... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Bulgarian music, Folk music, Music of the Republic of Macedonia The Bulgarian State Television Female Vocal Choir is an internationally renowned World Music ensemble that performs modern arrangements of traditional Bulgarian folk melodies. It is most ...more

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C+C Music Factory is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Dance-pop C+C Music Factory is an American dance-pop and hip hop group formed in 1989 by David Cole and Robert Clivillés. The band stopped recording in 1996, following Cole's death. In 2010, C+C ...more

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Carleen Anderson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Acid jazz, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Carleen Anderson is an American soul singer, who has had success in the United Kingdom. She is the daughter of the singer Vicki Anderson and stepdaughter of Bobby Byrd, and is most well known as ...more

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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Pop music Carlos Santana audio is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American ...more

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Carmen Consoli is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Rock music, Folk music Carmen Consoli is an Italian singer-songwriter. She has released 11 studio albums, one greatest hits, one soundtrack album, two live albums, four video album and 33 singles, selling 2 million ...more

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Cartel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rap music, World music Cartel is a 1995 Turkish hip hop group that received attention and popularity in both Turkey and Germany. They were famous for pioneering the use of traditional Turkish music instruments in hip ...more

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Cassandra Wilson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Jazz, Country Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. Described by critic Gary Giddins as "a singer blessed with an unmistakable ...more

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Chaozz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Chaozz First members of Chaozz started in group UNIT, which was established in 1993. This group had 4 members. In the same time MC Deph made a solo record. In 1994 group UNIT disbanded and Deph ...more

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Chely Wright is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Country Richell Rene "Chely" Wright is an American country music singer and gay rights activist. On the strength of her debut album in 1994, the Academy of Country Music named her Top New ...more

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Cheryl James is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Dance music Cheryl R. James better known by her stage name "Salt" is an American rapper and actress. She is a member of the rap trio Salt-n-Pepa, which also includes Pepa and Spinderella. Salt ...more

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Chitãozinho & Xororó is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Chitãozinho & Xororó Música sertaneja Chitãozinho & Xororó are a Brazilian sertanejo duo. Chitãozinho is the stage name of José Lima Sobrinho and Xororó that of Durval de Lima. Their music, ...more

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Clan of Xymox is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Indie, New Wave Clan of Xymox, also known as simply Xymox, are a Dutch rock band formed in 1981. Clan of Xymox featured a trio of songwriters — Pieter Nooten, Ronny Moorings and Anka Wolbert — and gained ...more

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Claudio Abbado is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Opera, Classical music Claudio Abbado, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian conductor. One of the most celebrated and respected conductors of the 20th century, he served as music director of the La Scala opera ...more

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Conny Bloom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Heavy metal Conny Bloom is the stage name for Ulf Conny Blomqvist, who is a Swedish guitarist and songwriter. He is best known as the frontman for the funk metal band, Electric Boys. Bloom also served a ...more

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Corbin-Hanner Band is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Country Corbin/Hanner is an American country music group founded by Bob Corbin and David Hanner. They began as a five-piece band called the Corbin/Hanner Band in 1979. Corbin and Hanner served as lead ...more

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Crash Vegas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Folk rock Crash Vegas was a Canadian folk rock band which formed in 1988, and achieved moderate success in the early 1990s.

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Crystal Waters is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, House music Crystal Waters is an American house music singer and songwriter, best known for her 1990s dance hits "Gypsy Woman" and "100% Pure Love".

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Glenn Bolton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Glenn Bolton Glenn Bolton was a member of the musical group, Stetsasonic.

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Dan Reed Network is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Funk metal, Pop rock Dan Reed Network is a funk rock band formed by Dan Reed in Portland, Oregon, United States, in 1984. They released several albums during the mid- to late-1980s and scored a top 40 hit on the ...more

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David Cole is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Dance-pop, House music, Dance music David Bryon Cole was an American songwriter and record producer. Cole was one half of the dance-music duo C+C Music Factory, which he founded with musical partner Robert Clivillés. Robert ...more

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Davis Daniel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list PolyGram Complete Artist Roster
Country Robert Andrykowski is an American country music artist who records under the name Davis Daniel. Between 1991 and 1996, he recorded three studio albums on various divisions of Mercury Records: ...more