Bands/Musicians Sire Records Complete Artist Roster

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

This list is made up of a variety of artists, including Madonna and Mandy Moore.

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A House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
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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Acid Test is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Acid Test was an alternative rock band formed in Toronto, Canada, in 1990. The band consisted of vocalist and bassist Lucy Di Santo, guitarist Steve Fall, keyboardist Atom Percy, drummer Jim ...more

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Adam Gardner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock Adam Seth Gardner is an American guitarist and vocalist of the band Guster and a member of the Tufts University Beelzebubs. Adam does a weekly radio show in Portland, Maine where he discusses ...more

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Al Jourgensen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Synthpop, New Wave Alejandro Ramírez "Al" Jourgensen, is a Cuban-American musician best known as the founder and frontman of the industrial metal band Ministry. He is sometimes credited as Alain ...more

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Alain Johannes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Indie, Rock music Alain Johannes Moschulski is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, whose primary instruments are guitar and drums. He is a founding member of several bands, including the alternative rock group ...more

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Alain Whyte is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly Alain Gordon Whyte is an English guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is most known for being Morrissey's main songwriting partner since 1991 and his lead guitarist from 1991–2004. He had ...more

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Andy Cox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Ska, Rock music Andy Cox is a British guitarist, who along with Dave Wakeling, founded The Beat in 1978. He was born in Birmingham. The Beat achieved eight Top 40 singles and three hit albums in the UK before ...more

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Annie Haslam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music, Progressive rock Annie Haslam is an English vocalist, songwriter, and painter. She is best known as the lead singer of progressive rock band Renaissance since 1971, and for her long and diverse solo singing ...more

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Aphex Twin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Acid techno, Acid house, Dark ambient Richard David James, best known by his alias Aphex Twin, is a British electronic musician and composer. He has been described by The Guardian as "the most inventive and influential figure ...more

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Armageddon Dildos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Post-industrial music Armageddon Dildos is a German electro-industrial-duo consisting of Uwe Kanka and Dirk Krause. The act was formed in 1988 in Kassel Germany, and the name comes from the slang term for ...more

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Armor for Sleep is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Armor for Sleep was an American rock band from New Jersey, formed in 2001 and disbanded in 2009. The final lineup consisted of lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Ben Jorgensen, lead ...more

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Aztec Camera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, New Wave, Alternative rock Aztec Camera were a Scottish new wave band formed by Roddy Frame, the group's singer, songwriter, and only consistent member. Formed in 1980, Aztec Camera released a total of six albums: High ...more

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B-Movie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Alternative dance B-Movie are a new wave band from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, active in the first half of the 1980s. Their 1982 single "Nowhere Girl" became an international club hit, earning ...more

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Barenaked Ladies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk rock, Acoustic music Barenaked Ladies is a Canadian rock band. The band is currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson, and Tyler Stewart. Barenaked Ladies formed in 1988 in Scarborough, Ontario. ...more

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Bash & Pop is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop rock, Alternative rock Bash & Pop was an American alternative rock group formed in 1992 by Tommy Stinson in Minneapolis, Minnesota, following the breakup of the Replacements. It released one album before breaking ...more

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Beatmasters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Dance-pop, House music, Electronic dance music The Beatmasters are a team of dance music songwriters, musicians and producers who were successful as artists in their own right in the UK in the late 1980s and early 1990s. They then went on to ...more

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Belly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Jangle pop, Dream pop, Alternative rock Belly was an alternative rock band formed in 1991 by former Throwing Muses members Tanya Donelly and Fred Abong. The band was based in Boston, Massachusetts, though all of the original members ...more

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Ben Jorgensen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Emo, Alternative rock Ben Jorgensen is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Armor for Sleep.

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Betty Boo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Dance-pop, Rap music Alison Moira Clarkson better known as Betty Boo, is an English singer, songwriter and pop rap artist. She first came to mainstream prominence in the late 1980s and early 1990s following a ...more

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Billie Ray Martin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Vocal trance, Electro, House music Billie Ray Martin is a West German singer-songwriter.

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Black Dog Productions is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Black Dog Productions Acid house, Electronic music, Intelligent dance music The Black Dog is a British electronic music group, founded by Ken Downie along with Ed Handley and Andy Turner. Regarded as legends by some, the group are pioneers who, along with acts like ...more

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Blancmange is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Alternative dance Blancmange are an English synthpop band who came to prominence with a string of hits in the early to mid-1980s.

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Blu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, West Coast hip hop Johnson Barnes, better known by his stage name Blu, is an American West Coast rapper and producer from Los Angeles, California. Following the major success of his 2007 debut album, Below the ...more

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Bo Hansson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rock and roll, Jazz Bo Hansson was a Swedish musician best known for his four instrumental albums released in the 1970s.

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Bob Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music Robert 'Bob' Jackson is an English keyboardist/guitarist whose career has been interwoven with various rock and pop bands since the early 1970s.

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Body Count is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Thrash metal Body Count is an American metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990. The group is fronted by Ice-T, who co-founded the group with lead guitarist Ernie C. out of their interest in ...more

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Boney M. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Euro disco Boney M. is a vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in Germany, the four original members of the group's official line-up were Jamaican-born singers Liz ...more

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Book of Love is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Book of Love is an American synthpop and electronic band, formed in 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and later based out of New York City. Led by vocalist Susan Ottaviano, the band also ...more

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Bradford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Bradford Indie pop Bradford were an indie band from Blackburn, Lancashire, England. The band is best known for being liked by Morrissey, who proclaimed them heirs to the Smiths throne.

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Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Outsider music Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys.

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Brody Dalle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Garage rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock Brody Dalle is an Australian-born singer-songwriter and guitarist. She is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of punk rock band the Distillers and later alternative rock band

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C. J. Ramone is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Punk rock Christopher Joseph Ward, better known as C. J. Ramone, is an American musician best known for working as the bassist of the punk rock group the Ramones, from 1989 to 1996.

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Care is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Alternative rock Care were a new wave band formed by Paul Simpson and Ian Broudie in 1983 in Liverpool, England. Care was created after the split of The Wild Swans when singer Paul Simpson came together with ...more

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Case is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Downtempo, Rhythm and blues Case Woodard, known mononymously as Case, is a Grammy-nominated American R&B singer-songwriter.

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Charlie Rich is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Pop music Charles Rich was an American country music singer and musician. His eclectic style of music was often hard to classify in a single genre, encompassing the rockabilly, jazz, blues, country, and ...more

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Chilliwack is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Pop rock, Progressive rock Chilliwack are a Canadian rock band that had their heyday during the 1970s and 1980s. They are perhaps best remembered for their five biggest songs "My Girl", "I Believe", ...more

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Chris Mars is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock Christopher Edward "Chris" Mars is an American artist and musician. He was the drummer for the seminal Minneapolis alternative rock band The Replacements and later joined the informal ...more

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Chrissie Hynde is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Punk rock Christine Ellen "Chrissie" Hynde is an American singer, songwriter, and musician best known as the lead singer of the rock band The Pretenders. She has been the only constant member of ...more

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Christine McVie is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock Christine Anne Perfect, professionally known as Christine McVie, is an English singer-songwriter and keyboardist. Her fame came as a member of rock band Fleetwood Mac, joining the band in 1970 ...more

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Craig David is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Bassline, Pop music Craig Ashley David is an English singer-songwriter who rose to fame in 1999 featuring on the single "Re-Rewind" by Artful Dodger. David's debut album, Born to Do It, was released on 14 ...more

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Craig Owens is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Emo, Experimental rock Craig Owens is an American musician best known as the lead vocalist of Chiodos. He has also had an involvement in various side projects such as Cinematic Sunrise and the supergroups Isles & ...more

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Cute Is What We Aim For is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Cute Is What We Aim For is a rock band from Buffalo, New York. The band formed in 2005, and since have released two albums: The Same Old Blood Rush with a New Touch and Rotation. The band was ...more

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D.R.U.G.S. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Progressive rock, Screamo Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows was an American post-hardcore supergroup, formed in 2010. They released their debut self-titled album on February 22, 2011.

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D:Ream is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Ballad, Synthpop, Pop music D:Ream is a Northern Irish pop rock and dance group. They had a UK Number One hit with "Things Can Only Get Better" in 1994 as well as eight more top 40 hits. They released two albums, ...more

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Damian O'Néill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Damian O'Néill Punk rock Damian O'Neill is the lead guitarist in the pop-punk band, The Undertones. He joined the band following the departure of his older brother, Vincent, in 1976, and remained with the band until ...more

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Dangerous Muse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Electronic music, Alternative dance Dangerous Muse is an American electronic rock project based in New York City, led by songwriter and vocalist, Mike Furey.

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Danielle Dax is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Danielle Dax Experimental music Danielle Dax is an experimental musician and producer most active from the late-1970s to the mid-1990s. She was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex England.

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Data is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop DATA were an electronic music band created in the late 1970s by Georg Kajanus, creator of such bands as Eclection, Sailor and Noir. After the break-up of Sailor in the late 1970s, Kajanus ...more

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David Byrne is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Worldbeat, Experimental music David Byrne is a Scottish musician and a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his ...more

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David Rudder is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Sire Records Complete Artist Roster
Calypso music, Soca music David Michael Rudder is a calypsonian from Trinidad.