Bands/Musicians The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster

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List of The Island Def Jam Music Group artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This The Island Def Jam Music Group roster includes both past and present artists. Popular The Island Def Jam Music Group 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 The Island Def Jam Music Group 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 The Island Def Jam Music Group.

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Abriel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Deathcore, Metalcore
Abriel was an American metalcore band based out of San Francisco, California that was formed in 2008. Best known for their female vocals, mixing metalcore with pop, and their "DIY" ...more

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Adrienne Bailon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop
Adrienne Eliza Bailon is an American singer-songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality. Bailon first became publicly known when she rose to fame as a founding member and lead singer ...more

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Amerie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, New Wave, Pop music
Amerie Mi Marie Rogers, known professionally as Ameriie, is an American recording artist, record producer, and actress. She debuted in 2002 with the album All I Have, primarily co-written and ...more

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Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group 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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August Rigo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
August Rigo Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B
Dan August Rigo or better known professionally as August Rigo is a recording artist, songwriter, producer and musician. August Rigo is signed to a publishing contract with Sony/ATV as a

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Avery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Avery Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music
Anna Marie Iannitelli, better known as Avery is an American singer-songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona. Her debut single and video, "Love Me or Let Me Go," was released on her YouTube ...more

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Barry Weiss is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music
Barry Weiss is an American music executive. He served as chairman and CEO of The Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Republic Records from 2011 to 2014, RCA/Jive Label Group from 2008 to ...more

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Big K.R.I.T. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop
Justin Scott, better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T., is an American rapper and record producer from Meridian, Mississippi. He is currently signed to Cinematic Music Group and Def Jam

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Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, known professionally as Big Sean, is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan. Big Sean signed with Kanye West's GOOD Music in 2007, Def Jam Recordings in 2008, ...more

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Black Cards is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Dubstep, Synthpop, Dancehall
Black Cards is an American electronic duo that formed in July 2010 as Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz's new main project following the band's indefinite hiatus. Originally conceived as a ...more

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Burnham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Pop music
Burnham is a Vermont - based American pop band made up of three brothers: Alex, Andre, and Forrest Burnham. They are signed to Island Records and EMI Music Publishing. They appeared as an ...more

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Capone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Electro hop
Kiam Akasi Holley, better known by his stage name Capone, is an American hip hop recording artist from Queens, New York City. He is best known as one half of the East Coast hip hop duo ...more

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C1 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Dubstep, House music

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Cajjmere Wray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Electronic music, Electro house
Cajjmere Wray is a Canadian producer, DJ and remixer from Toronto. He is known for a variety of his original and remix productions. He has remixed for many major recording artists including: ...more

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Capone-N-Noreaga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
Capone-N-Noreaga is an American hip hop duo formed in 1995, from Queens, New York City, New York. The duo is composed of East Coast rappers Capone and Noreaga.

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Chrisette Michele is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B
Chrisette Michele Payne, known professionally as Chrisette Michele, is an American Grammy Award-winning R&B and soul singer-songwriter. She was signed to the Motown Records but recently left ...more

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Christina Milian is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B
Christine Flores, better known as Christina Milian, is an American actress and singer-songwriter. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her ...more

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Cielo Drive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Cielo Drive Rock music, Alternative rock

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CKY is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Experimental rock, Post-grunge
CKY is an American alternative metal band that formed in West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1998. Traditionally centred on core members Deron Miller, Chad I Ginsburg and Jess Margera, the band shares ...more

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Cory Gunz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, East Coast hip hop
Peter Cory Pankey, Jr., better known by his stage name Cory Gunz, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City, New York. He is the son of rapper Peter Gunz, from the duo Lord Tariq & ...more

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Daniel Bedingfield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Christian music, Pop music, Electronic music
Daniel John Bedingfield is an English-New Zealand singer-songwriter and record producer. He is the brother of fellow singers Natasha Bedingfield and Nikola Rachelle. He was a judge on The X ...more

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EPMD is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
EPMD is an American hip hop group from Brentwood, New York. The group's name is a concatenation of the members' names "E" and "PMD" or an acronym for "Erick and Parrish ...more

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Everlast is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rock music, Country rap
Erik Francis Schrody, known by his stage name Everlast, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, known for his solo hit "What It's Like" and as the front-man for rap group House ...more

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Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist/guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe ...more

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Frank Ocean is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Island Def Jam Music Group Complete Artist Roster
Alternative hip hop, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B
Christopher Breaux, better known by his stage name Frank Ocean, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. Ocean started his career as a ghostwriter for artists such as Justin Bieber, Damienn ...more