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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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  • 1

    3rd Party

    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", which was covered by...  more
  • 2


    Synthpop, Disco

    AlbumsFernando, Arrival, Thank You for the Music, Voulez-Vous, Gold: Greatest Hits

    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 name is an acronym...  more

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  • 3


    Synthpop, New Wave

    AlbumsThe Lexicon of Love, How to Be a Zillionaire, Alphabet City, Traffic, Up

    ABC are an English pop band that formed in Sheffield in 1980. Their classic line-up consisted of lead singer Martin Fry, guitarist and keyboardist Mark White, saxophonist Stephen Singleton and...  more

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  • 4


    Glam metal, Thrash metal

    AlbumsBalls to the Wall, Restless and Wild, Metal Heart, Objection Overruled, Breaker

    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 be...  more
  • 5

    Alex Harvey

    Rock music, Rock and roll

    AlbumsThe Mafia Stole My Guitar, Roman Wall Blues, Soldier on the Wall, The Blues, Alex Harvey and His Soul Band

    Alexander James Harvey (5 February 1935 – 4 February 1982) was a Scottish rock and blues musician. Although his career spanned almost three decades, he is best remembered as the frontman of The...  more
  • 6


    Thrash metal, Heavy metal

    AlbumsD.e.s.t.i.t.u.t.i.o.n, Torn Between Two Worlds, Make The Pledge, Studio Live, Time to React – Live!

    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 1996....  more
  • 7


    Adult contemporary music, Disco

    AlbumsAlleycats No.1s, Swing 'n' Jive Christmas

    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 their...  more
  • 8


    Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsWalter T. Smith, Running Song, Hip Hop Love Soul Sampler 2

    Ambersunshower (born Ambersunshower Nadine Miligros Villenuevo Smith) is an R&B singer and former member of the hip hop duo Groove Garden. Gee Street Records released Ambersunshower's debut solo...  more
  • 9

    Andrea Bocelli

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music

    AlbumsCarmen - Duets & Arias, Georges Bizet, Sentimento, Romanza, Amore

    Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdreːa boˈtʃɛlli]; born 22 September 1958) is an Italian opera singer, songwriter, and record producer. Celine Dion has said that "if God would...  more

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  • 10

    Andrew Wood

    Glam metal, Rock music
    Andrew Patrick Wood (January 8, 1966 – March 19, 1990) was an American musician best known as the lead singer for alternative rock bands Malfunkshun and Mother Love Bone. Wood formed Malfunkshun in...  more

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  • 11

    Angélique Kidjo

    Worldbeat, Latin American music

    AlbumsDjin Djin, Black Ivory Soul, Fifa, Spirit Rising, Oyaya!

    Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo (born July 14, 1960), is a Beninese-American singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for her...  more

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  • 12


    Synthpop, New Wave

    AlbumsAnimotion, Strange Behavior, The Language of Attraction, Obsession, Obsession

    Animotion is an American synthpop band from Los Angeles, California, best known for the songs "Obsession", "Let Him Go", "I Engineer", and "Room to Move".Formed in 1983 from the remnants of a retro...  more

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  • 13

    Anna Maria Jopek

    Pop music, World music

    AlbumsHaiku, Upojenie, Jasnosłyszenie, Nienasycenie, Dzisiaj z Betlejem

    Anna Maria Jopek (born 14 December 1970) 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...  more
  • 14

    Anthony Ian Berkeley

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
    Anthony Ian Berkeley (November 15, 1964 – July 15, 2001) better known as Too Poetic, was a Trinidadian-born American rapper and producer. He was also a founding member of the hip-hop group...  more
  • 15

    AlbumsMake Way for the Indian, No Reservations, Karma, Real People, Time for Change

    Steven Kapur (born 11 May 1967), known by the stage name Apache Indian, is a British singer-songwriter and reggae DJ. He had a series of hits during the 90's....  more
  • 16

    Armoured Angel

    Thrash metal, Heavy metal

    AlbumsAngel of the Sixth Order, Stigmartyr, Mysterium

    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 the...  more

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  • 17

    Art Porter

    Smooth jazz, Jazz

    AlbumsLay Your Hands on Me, Pocket City, Undercover, Straight to the Point, For Art's Sake

    Arthur Lee Porter Jr. (August 3, 1961 – November 23, 1996) was an American jazz saxophonist. He was the son of jazz musician Art Porter Sr. and the namesake of "The Art Porter Bill"....  more
  • 18

    Arthur Baker

    Old-school hip hop, Electro

    AlbumsGive in to the Rhythm, Breakin', Breaker's Revenge, FFRR Classics, Volume 1

    Arthur Baker (born April 22, 1955) 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. He is also...  more
  • 19

    Astrud Gilberto

    Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz

    AlbumsGilberto with Turrentine, A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness, The Astrud Gilberto Album, The Shadow of Your Smile

    Astrud Gilberto (Brazilian Portuguese: [aʃˈtɾud ʒiwˈbɛʁtu]; born March 29, 1940) is a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer. She became popular in the 1960s after her performance of the song "The...  more
  • 20

    Atlanta Artists

    Rhythm and blues, Funk
    Atlanta Artists was a sub-label of Mercury Records founded by Larry Blackmon of the group Cameo....  more
  • 21


    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, buď.... The classic lineup...  more
  • 22


    Pop music, Rock music


    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 Dublin", perhaps their...  more
  • 23

    Barry White

    Disco, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsCan't Get Enough, Una serata con, Back to Back: Their Greatest Hits, In Your Wildest Dreams, Adagio - Your Heart And Soul

    Barry Eugene Carter (September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003), better known by his stage name Barry White, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and composer. A three-time Grammy...  more

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  • 24

    Beenie Man

    Ragga, Dancehall

    AlbumsBack to Basics, Art and Life, Guns Out, Undisputed, The Doctor

    Moses Anthony Davis (born 22 August 1973), better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer. He is referred to as the world's "King of Dancehall"....  more

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  • 25

    Billie Ray Martin

    Vocal trance, Electro

    AlbumsDeadline for My Memories, 18 Carat Garbage, 18 Carat Garbage Demos, Persuasion, Four Ambient Tales

    Billie Ray Martin (born 1970) is a German singer-songwriter, known for her single "Your Loving Arms", which reached the Top 10 of both the UK Singles Chart (#6) and the Irish Singles Chart (#8) in...  more