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Sony Records Complete Artist Roster

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

Everything from Michael Jackson to Roger Waters is included on this list.

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1200 Techniques is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
1200 Techniques are an Australian hip hop group consisting of the old school 80's Aerosol Artist & Founder Dj Peril Guitarist. They formed in 1997, initially with N'fa's brother, Kabba, who ...more
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Alana Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music
Alana Summer Davis is an American singer-songwriter. Her father, Walter Davis Jr., was an African-American pianist who played alongside such jazz greats as Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. A ...more
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Alexis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music
Alexis is a German pop and gala singer. She is mainly known for participating in the German "Rudi Carrell Show" in 1989, singing Whitney Houston's song "One Moment In Time". ...more
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Amanda Marshall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Rhythm and blues
Amanda Meta Marshall is a Canadian pop-rock singer. She has released three studio albums, the first was certified Diamond in Canada, with the latter two certified 3x Platinum and Platinum ...more
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Amel Larrieux is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo soul, Folk music, Contemporary R&B
Amel Larrieux is an American singer-songwriter and keyboardist. Larrieux rose to fame in the mid-1990s as a founding member of the duo Groove Theory along with Bryce Wilson. After leaving the ...more
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Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music
Anastacia Lyn Newkirk is an American singer, songwriter and producer. She started her career in 1983 as a dancer for hire and made regular appearances in the late 1980s on MTV's Club MTV. In ...more
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Anointed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Contemporary Christian music, Rhythm and blues
Anointed is a Contemporary Christian music duo from Columbus, Ohio, known for their strong vocals and harmonies, featuring siblings Steve Crawford and Da'dra Crawford Greathouse, along with ...more
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Area is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Jazz fusion, Experimental music
Area - International POPular Group, most commonly known as Area or AreA, is an Italian progressive rock, jazz fusion, electronic, experimental group formed in 1972 by singer Demetrio Stratos and ...more
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Blood, Sweat & Tears is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Pop rock
Blood, Sweat & Tears is a contemporary jazz-rock American music group, active throughout the later part of the 20th century and still into the 21st. They are well known for their music ...more
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Bo Kaspers Orkester is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Jazz
Bo Kaspers Orkester is a Swedish jazz-pop band consisting of Bo Sundström, Fredrik Dahl, Michael Malmgren and Mats Schubert. The band won a Grammis award in 1998 for artist of the year were ...more
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Brad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock
Brad is an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1992. Brad's sound is influenced by the wide variety of influences brought by its members, including Stone Gossard of Pearl ...more
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Brandon Boyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Experimental rock, Rapcore
Brandon Charles Boyd is an American musician, author, and visual artist. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the American rock band Incubus.
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Candyman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Rap music
Candell Manson known by his stage name Candyman, is an American rapper and record producer. He is best known for his hit single "Knockin' Boots".
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Chayanne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Latin pop
Elmer Figueroa Arce, better known under the stage name Chayanne, is a Puerto Rican Latin pop singer, actor and composer. As a solo artist, Chayanne has released 21 solo albums and sold over 30 ...more
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Chris Kilmore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rock music, Experimental music
Chris Kilmore is an American DJ. He is the turntablist and keyboardist of the rock band Incubus.
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Class of '99 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Industrial rock, Alternative rock
Class of '99 was a short-term alternative rock supergroup consisting of members from notable rock bands: Layne Staley of Alice in Chains as the vocalist, Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine ...more
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Claudio Abbado is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Sony Records 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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Cradle of Filth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Gothic metal, Heavy metal, Extreme metal
Cradle of Filth are an English extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic ...more
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Dandelion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Grunge, Heavy metal, Alternative rock
Dandelion was a grunge band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania formed in 1989 by vocalist/guitarist Kevin Morpurgo, bassist Mike Morpurgo, guitarist Carl Hinds, and drummer Dante Cimino. Bayen ...more
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David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock
David Jon Gilmour, CBE, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for his work as the guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the progressive rock band ...more
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Des'ree is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Dance music, Rhythm and blues
Desirée Annette Weeks, stage name Des'ree, is a retired British R&B recording artist who rose to popularity during the 1990s. She is well known for her hits: "Feel So High", ...more
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Dreams Come True is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, J-pop, Jazz
Dreams Come True is a Japanese pop band formed in 1988, originally consisting of Miwa Yoshida, Masato Nakamura, and Takahiro Nishikawa. The band has sold more than 50 million records worldwide.
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Earl Okin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz, Bossa nova
Earl Okin is a London singer-songwriter, musician and comedian. Born in Carshalton, Surrey, he has lived in Notting Hill since he was five years old, holds a degree in philosophy from the ...more
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Edgar Meyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
World music, Classical music, Progressive bluegrass
Edgar Meyer is an American bassist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. His styles include classical, bluegrass, newgrass, and jazz. Meyer has worked as a session musician in Nashville, part of ...more
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Ellis Marsalis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Sony Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz
Ellis Louis Marsalis, Jr. is an American jazz pianist. Active since the late 1940s, Marsalis came to greater attention in the 1980s and '90s as the patriarch of a musical family, with sons ...more