Bands/Musicians Universal Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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10 Years is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Progressive rock 10 Years is an American alternative metal band, formed in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1999. The band consists of Jesse Hasek, Ryan Johnson, Brian Vodinh, and Lewis Cosby. The band's original lead ...more

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2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop 2NE1 is a four-member South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment in 2009. The name, pronounced to anyone or twenty one, combines the phrases "21st century" and "new ...more

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504 Boyz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop 504 Boyz were an American hip hop group led by Percy Miller, aka Master P of No Limit Records recording artist from New Orleans, Louisiana formed in 2000 and disbanded in 2006. The group's name ...more

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5cero6 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B 5cero6 are an Costa Rican pop group, which formed in San José. The 5cero6 signed to Universal Records and released their debut single, "Le Pido a Dios", in 2002. The song went ...more

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98 Degrees is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music 98 Degrees is an American pop and R&B boy band consisting of four vocalists: brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre, and Jeff Timmons. The group was formed by Timmons in Los Angeles, ...more

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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television ...more

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Absynthe Minded is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Jazz Absynthe Minded is a Belgian rock band, around frontman, vocalist and guitarist Bert Ostyn. Their tracks contain a mix of thirties jazz, with a touch of funky soul, Balkan beats and Merseyside ...more

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Acroma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Acroma Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock Acroma is an alternative rock band originally formed in Salt Lake City, Utah. They released one album, Orbitals in 2003 on Universal Records, before disbanding shortly afterwards.

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Afterhours is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock Afterhours is an Italian alternative rock band. The name is a tribute to the same-titled Velvet Underground's song.

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Ainbusk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Ainbusk Pop music, Folk music Ainbusk are a pop/folk vocal group from Gotland, Sweden. Formed in 1983, Ainbusk are best known for their single "Jag mötte Lassie" – frequently referred to simply as ...more

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Alcazar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Electronic music Alcazar is a Swedish Eurodance group which has established themselves as one of Sweden's most successful music groups both nationally and internationally with a string of hits since their debut ...more

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Alfa Mega is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Cedric Zellars, better known by his stage name Alfamega, is an American rapper who was previously signed to T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records. Alfamega was born in Bankhead, Atlanta, Georgia, and he ...more

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Ali is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop rap, Rhythm and blues Ali Jones, better known by his stage name Ali is an American rapper and member of the hip hop group St. Lunatics.

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Ali & Gipp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop Ali & Gipp are a rap duo which consists of Ali of the St. Lunatics, and Big Gipp of Goodie Mob. They first appeared together on the single Grillz, by Nelly and Paul Wall. They have recently ...more

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Ali Zafar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Sufi rock, Pop music, Folk music Ali Zafar, is a Pakistani music composer, singer-songwriter, painter and actor. He started his singing career with the song Jugnuon Se Bhar Le Aanchal in the film Shararat, directed by Pakistani ...more

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Alice DeeJay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Euro-trance, Vocal trance, Dance-pop Alice DeeJay was a Dutch Eurodance group from Amsterdam formed in 1999. The group was founded by Dutch Company Violent Music. They are best known for their 1999 single "Better Off ...more

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Alicia Villarreal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Latin American music Alicia Villarreal is a Mexican singer.

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Alien Ant Farm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Rock music, Rapcore Alien Ant Farm is an American rock band that formed in Riverside, California, United States, in 1995. Their name comes from an idea original guitarist Terry Corso had about aliens and the Earth: ...more

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All Envy Aside is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
All Envy Aside Rock music, Alternative rock All Envy Aside, formerly known as Envy, is a five-piece rock band formed in Platteville, Wisconsin, USA, in 2001. The band came to national attention after winning MTVu's Best Band on Campus ...more

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Alphaville is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, New Romanticism Alphaville is a German group which gained popularity in the 1980s. The founding members were lead singer Marian Gold, Bernhard Lloyd, and Frank Mertens. The band was at first named "Forever ...more

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Alter Bridge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Alter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, ...more

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Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Universal 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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Andrew Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo-psychedelia, Heavy metal, Stoner rock Andrew James Stockdale is an Australian rock musician, he is the lead singer, lead guitarist and the only mainstay member of the rock band Wolfmother, which formed in 2000. In 2007, alongside ...more

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Andy Clockwise is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie, Pop music Andy Clockwise is an Australian-born musician, performer, writer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. Andy currently resides in Los Angeles. Clockwise likes to describe his style as ...more

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Another Animal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Heavy metal, Post-grunge Another Animal is a hard rock supergroup formed by members of Godsmack, Ugly Kid Joe, and Dropbox.

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Anthrax is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Groove metal Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene ...more

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Anything But Monday is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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Apo Hiking Society is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Manila Sound, Music of the Philippines The Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society, later popularly known as APO Hiking Society, or simply APO, was a Filipino musical group, often referred to as "the Beatles of the Philippines." ...more

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Arabesque is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Arabesque Alternative hip hop Arabesque, also known as Besque, is a Juno nominated hip hop artist from Toronto. He studied graphic communications management at Ryerson University. He has signed record deals in the US, ...more

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Arise is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Arise Thrash metal, Death metal Arise is a Swedish death metal/thrash metal-band from Alingsås. Their name is taken from the Sepultura album of the same name.

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Art of Noise is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Downtempo, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop Art of Noise was an English avant-garde synthpop group formed in early 1983 by engineer/producer Gary Langan and programmer J. J. Jeczalik, along with arranger Anne Dudley, producer Trevor Horn ...more

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Asher Roth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop Asher Paul Roth, is an American hip hop recording artist from Morrisville, Pennsylvania. He is perhaps best known for his debut single "I Love College". Roth released his debut studio ...more

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Astra Heights is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Astra Heights Pop music, Alternative rock, Punk rock Astra Heights is an Alternative rock band originally from Houston, Texas. They now live and work in Los Angeles. In 2007 they released a full-length album, Good Problems, on iTunes through ...more

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Avery storm is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop Ralph Di Stasio, better known by his stage name Avery Storm, is an American singer. Di Stasio grew up in a working-class Italian-American family in New Jersey. After high school, he moved to New ...more

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B.G. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Rap music Christopher Dorsey better known by his stage name B.G., is an American rapper, and hip hop recording artist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He began his music career signing to Cash Money Records ...more

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Baal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Baal Rock music Baal is a Danish rock band starting out in 1994 in Copenhagen. Besides their studio records, Baal has also created music for three musicals. Baal started out as a David Bowie cover band under a ...more

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Baby Bash is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Electro hop Ronnie Ray Bryant, better known by his stage name Baby Bash, is a Mexican-American rapper. From 1995 to 1998, he performed under the stage name Baby Beesh, as part of Dope House Records, after ...more

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Bagatelle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music of Ireland Bagatelle are an Irish rock band who first formed in August 1978. They are well known for their popular pop hits such as 'Second Violin', "Leeson Street Lady" and "Summer in ...more

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Barbara Mandrell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Country pop, Country Barbara Ann Mandrell is an American country music singer and actress. She is known for a series of Top 10 hits and TV shows in the 1970s and 1980s that helped her become one of country's most ...more

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Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Emo, Indie rock Barcelona is a band from Seattle, Washington. The band's sound is harmonious and piano-based with elements of rock. Formed in 2005, the band cites U2, Coldplay, Copeland, Death Cab for Cutie and ...more

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Bathiya and Santhush is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Bathiya and Santhush Pop music, Rhythm and blues Bathiya & Santhush are young popular artists in the Sri Lankan music industry. They are a pop/rap duo composed of Bathiya Jayakody and Santhush Weeraman, who met while at Mary Anne David's ...more

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Becky Baeling is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Dance music Becky Baeling Lythgoe is an American singer/recording artist, actress, producer and television host.

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Beeb Birtles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Soft rock Beeb Birtles, is a Dutch-Australian musician, both a singer-songwriter and guitarist. He has been a member of various Australian groups including Zoot, Mississippi, Little River Band, and ...more

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Bell Biv DeVoe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Bell Biv DeVoe is an American music group that branched off from New Edition. It consists of three members of New Edition, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ronnie DeVoe.

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Ben & Jason is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Ben & Jason were a singer-songwriter duo from London consisting of Ben Parker and Jason Hazeley. Formed in 1998 and pre-empting the so-called New Acoustic Movement by about a year, they ...more

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Bernie Mangiboyat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Bernie Mangiboyat Heavy metal, Hard rock Bernie "B-Man" Mangiboyat is an American musician. He is the bass player and founding member for the rock group The Fifth.

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Beth Rowley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Urban contemporary gospel, Contemporary R&B Beth Rowley is an English singer-songwriter.

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Big Sha is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Big Sha Hip Hop Mihail Mihaylov born on December 27, 1972, better known as Big Sha or by his previous name, Misho Shamara, is a Bulgarian rapper from Varna, Bulgaria. He is known for his socialist leanings. One ...more

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Big Sugar is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae Big Sugar is a Canadian blues, reggae rock band. They were active from 1991 to 2004 and again since April 2010.

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Big Tuck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop Cedric Lee Juan Tuck, known mostly by his stage name Big Tuck, is an American rapper from Dallas, Texas He is a member of the Dallas rap group Dirty South Rydaz.