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.

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

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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.