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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

Albums: Killing All That Holds You, The Autumn Effect, Division, Into the Half Moon, Minus the Machine, + more

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

Albums: Collection, To Anyone, GO AWAY, 2NE1, 2NE1, + more

2NE1 was a South Korean girl group composed of Bom, CL, Dara, and Minzy, formed by YG Entertainment in 2009. After appearing alongside boy band Big Bang in the song "Lollipop", a ...more

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504 Boyz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Goodfellas, Ballers, Hurricane Katrina: We Gon Bounce Back, Wobble Wobble

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
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

Albums: This Christmas, 98 Degrees and Rising (Christmas disc), 2.0, Revelation, 98 Degrees and Rising, + more

98 Degrees (stylized as 98°) is an American pop and R&B vocal group consisting of four vocalists: brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, their friends Justin Jeffre, and Jeff Timmons. The group ...more

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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Neo soul; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Aaliyah, One in a Million, I Care 4 U, Age Ain't Nothing but a Number, Back & Forth, + more

Aaliyah Dana Haughton (; January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, she first gained recognition ...more

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Absynthe Minded is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: New Day, Acquired Taste, Fille Me Up (Best of), There Is Nothing, History Makes Science Fiction EP, + more

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

Albums: Orbitals

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

Albums: Hai paura del buio?, Quello che non c'è, Germi, Ballate per piccole iene, Non è per sempre, + more

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

Albums: I Midvintertid - En Jul På Gotland, Stolt, Skynda att älska, Alska Mej, En samling

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

Albums: Casino, Dancefloor Deluxe, Alcazarized, Disco Defenders, Alcastar, + more

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
Genre: Hip hop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I Am Alfamega

Grand Hustle Records (formerly Grand Hustle Entertainment), also known as Hustle Gang Music, is an Atlanta, Georgia-based record label, founded in 2003, by American hip hop recording artist T.I. ...more
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Ali is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop rap & Rhythm and blues; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Heavy Starch

Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Ali may also refer to: Ali (name), the name and list of people of this name
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Ali & Gipp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Kinfolk

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
Genre: Sufi rock, Pop music & Folk music; Nationality: Pakistan

Albums: Huqa Pani, Masty, Jhoom

Ali Zafar (Urdu: علی ظفر ‎; born 18 May 1980) is a Pakistani singer-songwriter, model, actor, producer, screenwriter and painter. Zafar started out on Pakistani TV before becoming a popular ...more

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Alice DeeJay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Back in My Life, Who Needs Guitars Anyway?, Better Off Alone, The Lonely One, Celebrate Our Love, + more

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
Genre: Latin American music; Nationality: Mexico

Albums: Cuando El Corazón Se Cruza, Lo más nuevo y lo mejor, Soy lo prohibido, Orgullo de mujer

Martha Alicia Villarreal Esparza (born August 31, 1971) known simply and professionally as Alicia Villarreal is a Mexican singer-songwriter. Villarreal participated in different bands in ...more
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Alien Ant Farm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Movies, ANThology, Up in the Attic, truANT, Greatest Hits, + more

Alien Ant Farm is an American rock band that formed in Riverside, California, United States, in 1996. They have released five studio albums, and have sold over 5 million units worldwide. The ...more

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All Envy Aside is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
All Envy Aside
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

Albums: Catching Rays on Giant, Afternoons in Utopia, The Singles Collection, Stark Naked and Absolutely Live, Prostitute, + more

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

Albums: AB III, Blackbird, Live at Minneapolis, One Day Remains, Fortress, + more

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
Genre: Blue-eyed soul, Disco & Pop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Freak of Nature, Pieces of a Dream, Anastacia, Not That Kind, Heavy Rotation, + more

Anastacia Lyn Newkirk (; born September 17, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer and former dancer. Her first two albums Not That Kind (2000) and Freak of Nature (2001) were released ...more

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Andrew Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Neo-psychedelia, Heavy metal & Stoner rock; Nationality: Australia

Albums: Keep Moving, Keep Moving

Andrew James Stockdale (born 20 July 1976) is an Australian rock musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist and only mainstay member of the rock band ...more

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Andy Clockwise is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Universal Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Indie and Pop music; Nationality: Australia

Albums: Classic FM (Act One), Alice May + 100 Points

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

Albums: Another Animal, Stone, Fade Away

Another Animal is a hard rock supergroup formed by members of Godsmack, Ugly Kid Joe, and Dropbox.