Bands/Musicians Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster

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

List features artists like Asia, Emerson, Lake & Palmer.

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

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44 Magnum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Hard rock 44 Magnum is a heavy metal band from Japan, originally formed in mid 1977.

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9nine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
9nine Pop music, J-pop 9nine is a girl idol group, founded in 2005 by LesPros Entertainment. It was created as a nine-member group, but currently consists of five girls. In 2010, 9nine switched to the label SME ...more

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Akino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Akino Pop music, J-pop Akino Kawamitsu, better known by her stage name AKINO, is an American-born Japanese pop singer, from Utah and Mesa, Arizona.

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ALI PROJECT is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Pop music, J-pop Ali Project is a Japanese band with a strong Japanese Aristocrat-style image, consisting of Arika Takarano and Mikiya Katakura. In the band's earlier days, their musical style tended towards ...more

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Alla Pugacheva is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Traditional pop music, Russian pop Alla Borisovna Pugacheva, is а Soviet and Russian musical performer. Her career started in 1965 and continues to this day. For her "clear mezzosoprano and a full display of sincere ...more

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Anthem is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal Anthem is a Japanese heavy metal band that was formed during the early 1980s in Tokyo. They are among the handful of heavy metal bands founded in Japan during that time and are considered to be ...more

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ANZA is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Pop music, Rock music Anza Ohyama or simply Anza, is a Japanese singer and actress. She is best known as vocalist of the metal group Head Phones President and for playing Sailor Moon in thirteen separate musical ...more

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Asia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Arena rock, Pop rock Asia is a British progressive rock band. The band was formed in 1981 as a supergroup of four members from different progressive rock bands, namely John Wetton, Steve Howe, Geoff Downes and ...more

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avengers in sci-fi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
avengers in sci-fi New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Avengers in Sci-Fi is a Japanese rock band, signed to Victor Entertainment. Their multi-genre sound has been described as such things as "a spaceship of rock" and "spacey dance

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Ayano Tsuji is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
J-pop, Vocal jazz Ayano Tsuji is a J-pop singer famous in Japan for her unconventional light singing style and ukulele music. She rose to fame after performing the end-title track for the Studio Ghibli film The ...more

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BAGDAD CAFE THE trench town is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
BAGDAD CAFE THE trench town Bagdad Cafe the Trench Town is Japanese reggae band founded in 2001. Their début album Love Sunset was released in 2003. The front-woman, Mai, sings mostly in Japanese but adds in many ...more

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Blessed by a Broken Heart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Glam metal, Progressive metal Blessed by a Broken Heart were a Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. Formed in 2003, the band's last lineup consisted of vocalist/rhythm guitarist Sam Ryder, lead guitarist ...more

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Boøwy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Pop rock, Music of Japan Boøwy was a Japanese rock band formed in Takasaki, Gunma in 1981. The best-known lineup of Kyosuke Himuro, Tomoyasu Hotei, Tsunematsu Matsui and Makoto Takahashi reached legendary status ...more

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Buck-Tick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Gothic rock, Rock music Buck-Tick is a Japanese rock band, formed in Fujioka, Gunma in 1983. The group has consisted of Atsushi Sakurai, Hisashi Imai, Hidehiko Hoshino, Yutaka Higuchi and Toll Yagami since 1985. In ...more

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cali≠gari is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Rock music, Experimental rock Cali Gari is a Japanese visual kei experimental rock band formed with the concept erotic grotesque. It was founded in 1992 and named after the horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. The band's ...more

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CASCADE is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music Cascade is a Japanese visual kei rock band, with a sound not typical of others in the movement, in that it is strongly influenced by new wave music. The band formed in 1993 and disbanded in ...more

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Chiaki Ishikawa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Chiaki Ishikawa Chiaki Ishikawa is a Japanese singer/songwriter. She is also the lead vocalist of Japanese musical duo See-Saw. Many of her songs, both solo and with See-Saw, have been used as theme songs in ...more

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Chris Impellitteri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal, Speed metal Chris Impellitteri is the lead guitarist and founder of the heavy metal band Impellitteri. In 2008 Guitarworld Magazine officially named Chris Impellitteri as one of the Fastest Guitarists of ...more

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Christopher McGuire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Christopher McGuire is an American drum set player, session drummer, drum teacher, and producer. He is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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CNBLUE is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop CNBLUE also known as Code Name Blue, is a South Korean rock band formed in Seoul in 2009. The band consists of Jung Yong-hwa, Lee Jong-hyun, Lee Jung-shin and Kang Min-hyuk. CN is an ...more

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Cocco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music Cocco is a female J-pop / folk rock singer.

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Crush 40 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Crush 40, formerly known as Sons of Angels, is a Japanese-American hard rock band formed in 1997. The core of the group consists of guitarist and composer Jun Senoue and vocalist Johnny Gioeli. ...more

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Cymbals is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, J-pop, Shibuya-kei Cymbals was a Japanese rock band active from 1997-2003. The trio was composed of vocalist Asako Toki, bassist/guitarist Reiji Okii, and drummer Hiroyasu Yano. Like other Japanese bands which ...more

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DAIGO is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Rock music Daigo Naitō, formerly known as Daigo☆Stardust, is a Japanese singer-songwriter, actor and voice actor. He debuted in 2003 as Daigo Stardust under Victor Entertainment. In 2007, he formed the ...more

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Dead End is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Gothic rock, Power metal Dead End is an influential Japanese heavy metal/hard rock band formed in Tokyo in 1984. They were one of few Japanese metal bands who had international exposure in the United States during the ...more

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DOOM is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Japanese rock Doom was a Japanese thrash metal band by former Zadkiel members Koh and Jouichi. Formed in Tokyo in 1985, the first line up included Takashi "Taka" Fujita, Koh "Pirarucu" ...more

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Dragon Ash is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Experimental rock, Rap rock Dragon Ash is a Japanese rap rock group founded in 1996 by Kenji "Kj" Furuya and Sakurai Makoto. They were one of the first groups to popularize hip hop in Japan. They brought a ...more

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock Emerson, Lake & Palmer, also known as ELP, were a sporadically active English progressive rock supergroup power trio. They found success in the 1970s, have sold over forty million albums and ...more

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Emi Maria is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Emi Maria Pop music, J-pop, Rhythm and blues Emi Maria, stylized as EMI MARIA, is a Japanese Papua New Guinean R&B singer-songwriter. She debuted in 2007 with the EP Between the Music.

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Evgeny Belyaev is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Romantic music, Folk music, Martial music Evgeny Mikhailovich Belyaev, also written as Yevgeny Belyayev, was a Russian tenor soloist of the Alexandrov Ensemble under Boris Alexandrov. He is remembered in the Soviet Union as the Russian ...more

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Ezo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Heavy metal Ezo was a Japanese heavy metal band originally formed as Flatbacker in the spring of 1982 in Sapporo, Japan out of the remnants of two high school bands, Power-Station and Scrap. Ezo has been ...more

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Feeder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, New Prog Feeder are a British rock band based in Newport, Wales. The band was formed in 1992 under the name of "Reel" by Grant Nicholas, Jon Lee, and Simon Blight of group Raindancer, after the ...more

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Fela Kuti is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Highlife, Afrobeat Fela Kuti, also known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political ...more

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FictionJunction is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
FictionJunction J-pop FictionJunction Kaori is a musical duo.

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FictionJunction Yuuka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
FictionJunction Yuuka Pop music, J-pop FictionJunction Yuuka is a pop duo, part of Japanese composer Yuki Kajiura’s solo project FictionJunction, consisting of Yuuka Nanri and Kajiura.

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Frank Gambale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Instrumental rock, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion Frank Gambale is an Australian jazz fusion guitarist. He has released eleven studio albums over a period of three decades, and is renowned for his use of the sweep picking and economy picking ...more

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FUZZY CONTROL is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
FUZZY CONTROL Alternative rock Fuzzy Control is a three-piece Japanese rock band currently signed to DCT Records. They gained prominence in Japan after being featured as vocalists and musicians on Dreams Come True's singles ...more

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GARI is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Rap metal, Electronic rock Gari is a Japanese electro rock band, formed in 1997 in Tokyo. The band debuted on the independent label Deadstocksandwich Records in 1999. In 2005, the band moved to Victor Entertainment. In ...more

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Genkaku Allergy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Industrial metal, Rock music Genkaku Allergy was a Japanese visual kei rock band started by ex-Kamaitachi members Sceana and Kazzy, in 1992. Its sound mixes elements from punk, hardcore, metal, noise and industrial. They ...more

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GO!GO!7188 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Surf rock, Surf music GO!GO!7188, also known simply as Gogo, was a Japanese rock band with influences spanning from surf rock to punk rock to enka. The meaning of the band's name is known only to its members.

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Going Under Ground is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Going Under Ground Rock music Going Under Ground is a Japanese alternative rock band, formed in Okegawa, Saitama, 1991. Sometimes referred to as just "Going", they got their name from the British hit single, Going ...more

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Hiromi Iwasaki is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Hiromi Iwasaki is a Japanese female singer debuted in 1975. Her younger sister Yoshimi Iwasaki is also a singer. In 1981 she was awarded the Silver Prize at the Tokyo Music Festival for her song ...more

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Hiroshi Uchiyamada and Cool Fi... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Hiroshi Uchiyamada and Cool Five Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Kayōkyoku Hiroshi Uchiyamada and Cool Five are a Japanese kayōkyoku group, formed by the late Hiroshi Uchiyamada in 1967 and fronted by the lead vocalist Kiyoshi Maekawa. In 1969, the group debuted with ...more

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Ichirou Mizuki is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Music in Japanese animation, Rock music Toshio Hayakawa, better known by his stage name Ichirou Mizuki, is a Japanese vocalist, lyrist, composer, voice actor and actor best known for his work on theme songs for anime and tokusatsu. ...more

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Impellitteri is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal, Speed metal Impellitteri is a heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California formed and led by guitarist Chris Impellitteri. Since inception, the band has released numerous albums which are notable mainly ...more

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Izzy Stradlin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae Jeffrey Dean Isbell, known by his stage name Izzy Stradlin, is an American musician and songwriter. He is best known as the co-founder and former rhythm guitarist of the hard rock band Guns N' ...more

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Jero is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Enka Jerome Charles White, Jr, better known by his stage name Jero, is an American enka singer of African-American and Japanese descent. He is the first black enka singer in Japanese music history.

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Johnny's is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Johnny's Pop music, Dance music Johnnys was a Japanese boy band created by Johnny Kitagawa before the formation of the Japanese talent agency Johnny & Associates. The group was formed in April 1962 and lasted until ...more

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Jun Shibata is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Jun Shibata J-pop Jun Shibata, nicknamed "Shibajun", is a Japanese pop female singer-songwriter.

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Jungle Smile is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Victor Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
Jungle Smile Pop music Jungle Smile, sometimes referred to as simply Junsma, is a Japanese musical duo. It was formed in 1994. They won a music contest sponsored by Yamaha in October 1995 with their song "Cherry ...more