Bands/Musicians RAK Records Complete Artist Roster

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

This list features artists like Kim Wilde and Suzi Quatro.

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Adrian Gurvitz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Pop rock, Soft rock Adrian Gurvitz is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. His prolific songwriting ability has gained him hits on the Grammy Award-winning soundtrack The Bodyguard, Eddie ...more

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Alan Merrill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Glam rock Alan Merrill is an American vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, actor and model. In the early 1970s Merrill was the first westerner to achieve pop star status in Japan. He is the lead singer of the ...more

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Alexis Korner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Blues Alexis Korner was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as "a founding father of British blues". A major influence on the sound of the ...more

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Chris Spedding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Jazz Peter Robinson, more widely known by his stage name Chris Spedding, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and record producer. In a career spanning more ...more

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Errol Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Dub Lester Errol Brown MBE is a singer and songwriter, best known as the frontman of Hot Chocolate. He has British citizenship by marriage to Ginette and they live in The Bahamas. Hot Chocolate's ...more

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Hot Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Hot Chocolate are a British soul band popular during the 1970s and 1980s, formed by Patrick Olive. The act had at least one hit every year between 1970 and 1984 inclusive, and their song ...more

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Johnny Hates Jazz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop Johnny Hates Jazz is a British pop rock band, presently consisting of Clark Datchler and Mike Nocito. In April 1987, they had international success with their first hit single "Shattered

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Julie Felix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Folk rock Julie Ann Felix is an American born, British-based folk recording artist who achieved success in the late 1960s and early 1970s. She continues to perform today and releases albums on her own ...more

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Kenny is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Glam rock Kenny were an English pop and glam rock band who had several hit singles in Britain in the mid-1970s, including "The Bump" and "Fancy Pants".

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Kim Wilde is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Kim Wilde is an English pop singer, author, DJ and television presenter who burst onto the music scene in 1981 with her debut single "Kids in America", which reached number two in the ...more

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Mickie Most is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music Mickie Most was an English record producer, with a string of hit singles with acts such as The Animals, Herman's Hermits, The Nashville Teens, Donovan, Lulu, Suzi Quatro, Hot Chocolate, Arrows, ...more

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Mud is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Glam rock Mud were an English glam rock band, formed in February 1966. They were influenced by 1950s rock and roll, and are best remembered for their hit singles "Tiger Feet", which was the UK's ...more

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New World is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music New World was an Australian pop group that existed from the mid-1960s to the late 1970s. They are best known for their Top 10 hit single, "Tom-Tom Turnaround", which was released in ...more

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Peter Noone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music Peter Blair Denis Bernard Noone is an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist and actor, best known as Herman of the successful 1960s pop group Herman's Hermits. He would frequently be a ...more

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Peter Thorup is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Peter Thorup Peter Eiberg Thorup was a Danish guitarist, singer, composer and record producer. He was one of the most important blues musicians in Denmark, and he was known outside his own country, when in ...more

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Rudy Grant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Reggae, Soca music Rudy Grant, also known as Little Brother Grant and The Mexicano, is a reggae deejay and singer.

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Smokie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Country rock, Pop rock Smokie are an English rock band from Bradford, Yorkshire. The band found success at home as well as the rest of the world after teaming up with Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn. Along the way they ...more

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Suzi Quatro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music Susan Kay "Suzi" Quatro is a British-based American singer-songwriter, bass guitar player, and actor. She was the first female bass player to become a major rock star breaking a ...more

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The Arrows is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Glam rock Arrows were an English American band based in London, England. The group, which formed in 1974 and disbanded in 1977, included singer/bassist Alan Merrill, guitarist Jake Hooker and drummer Paul ...more

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The Vibrators is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock The Vibrators are a British punk rock band that formed in 1976.

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Exile is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list RAK Records Complete Artist Roster
RodCCraven added Rock music, Country Exile, originally known as The Exiles, is an American band founded in Richmond, Kentucky, by J.P. Pennington. They started by playing local clubs which led to touring with Dick Clark's Caravan ...more