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The Best Musical Artists From Utah 

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Updated August 8, 2019 1.6k votes 154 voters 5.3k views 100 items

List Rules Only artists born or raised in Utah or bands formed in Utah.

Here are the best artists and bands from Utah. The Beehive State has contributed much to pop culture, including the fact that many famous bands and singers have come from Utah. Spanning across many genres, like pop, folk, rock, and country, this list of the most popular Utah bands and singers includes some of the greatest artists of all time.

Born in Payson, Utah, Grammy-award singer-songwriter Jewel is best known for her music crossing boundaries from soulful pop to folk. Imagine Dragons also has roots in the state before relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada. Other popular artists from Utah include Brandon Flowers, The Used, Neon Trees, and Kaskade.

Vote up the best Utah artists, and feel free to add any other musicians, rappers, singers, and bands with Utah roots.

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Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah

Albums: Night Visions, Continued Silence EP, Night Visions Live, It's Time, It's Time Remixes, + more

Imagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne "Wing" Sermon, bassist Ben McKee and ...more

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Brendon Urie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Pop punk, Pop music & Dance-punk; Nationality: United States of America
Brendon Boyd Urie (born April 12, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of Panic! at the Disco, of which he is the only member remaining.

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Neon Trees is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah

Albums: Habits, Picture Show, Pop Psychology, Start a Fire, iTunes Live from SoHo, + more

Neon Trees is an American rock band from Provo, Utah. Known for their energetic live performances, the band received nationwide exposure in late 2008 when they opened several North American tour ...more
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David Archuleta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Blue-eyed soul, Pop music & Teen pop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Forevermore, No Matter How Far, David Archuleta, Christmas From the Heart, The Other Side of Down, + more

David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. At ten years old, he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other ...more

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The Piano Guys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
The Piano Guys

Albums: The Piano Guys, A Family Christmas, YouTube Hits, Volume 1, The Piano Guys 2, + more

The Piano Guys are an American musical group consisting of Jon Schmidt, Steven Sharp Nelson, Paul Anderson, and Al van der Beek. They gained popularity through YouTube, where they posted piano ...more
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Mormon Tabernacle Choir ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Albums: Christmas Collection, This Is Christmas, It's Christmas, Christmas Greetings, Christmas Celebration, + more

The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, formerly known as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and colloquially referred to as Tab Choir or MoTab, is a 360-member choir. The choir is part of The Church ...more
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Brandon Flowers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Synthpop, New Wave & Heartland rock; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Flamingo, We Are Replicants, Crossfire

Brandon Richard Flowers (born June 21, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer, keyboardist, and occasional bass guitarist of the Las Vegas-based ...more

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SHeDaisy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah

Albums: Sweet Right Here, Knock on the Sky, The Whole SHeBANG, Brand New Year, Fortuneteller's Melody, + more

SHeDAISY is an American country music group founded in the late 1980s by sisters Kristyn Robyn Osborn, Kelsi Marie Osborn, and Kassidy Lorraine Osborn from Magna, Utah. The group's name is ...more

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The Used is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah

Albums: The Used, Artwork, Berth, In Love and Death, Maybe Memories, + more

The Used is an American rock band formed in Orem, Utah, in 2001. The group consists of vocalist Bert McCracken, bassist Jeph Howard, drummer Dan Whitesides, and guitarist Joey Bradford. The ...more

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The Osmonds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
The Osmonds Genre: Blue-eyed soul, Disco & Pop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Osmond Family Christmas, Our Best To You, The Very Best of The Osmonds, Osmondmania! Osmond Family Greatest Hits, The Proud One, + more

The Osmonds are an American family music group who reached the height of their fame in the early-1970s. The group consists of siblings who are all members of the Osmond family, a family of ...more

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Donny Osmond is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Bubblegum pop, Blue-eyed soul & Pop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Christmas at Home, I'm Leaving It All Up To You, Eyes Don't Lie, Donny Osmond, Somewhere in Time, + more

Donald Clark Osmond (born December 9, 1957) is an American singer, dancer, actor and former teen idol. Osmond has also been a talk and game show host, record producer and author. In the ...more

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Jewel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Adult contemporary music, Pop music & Traditional music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Pieces of You, Joy: A Holiday Collection, Spirit, 0304, This Way, + more

Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, author, and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2015, has sold over ...more

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Marie Osmond is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Pop music and Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I'm Leaving It All Up To You, All in Love, I Only Wanted You, Who's Sorry Now / This Is the Way That I Feel, This Is the Way That I Feel, + more

Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959) is an American singer, actress, author, philanthropist, talk show host and a member of the show business family the Osmonds. Although she was never ...more

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Julianne Hough is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Country pop and Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Julianne Hough, Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection, Is That So Wrong, That Song in My Head, Rock of Ages: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Julianne Alexandra Hough (; born July 20, 1988) is an American dancer, actress, and singer. She is a two-time professional champion of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. She was nominated for a ...more

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Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Dubstep, Lounge Music & Deep House; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Fire & Ice, It's You, It's Me, Strobelite Seduction, Love Mysterious, + more

Ryan Gary Raddon (born February 25, 1971), better known by his stage name Kaskade, is an American DJ, record producer and remixer. In 2013, Kaskade was nominated for two Grammy Awards: the song ...more

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Ryan Shupe & The Rub... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband

Albums: Simplify, If I Were a Bird, Dream Big, Last Man Standing, The Gift, + more

Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand is an American bluegrass group founded in the mid-1990s in Ogden, UT. The band's lineup comprises Ryan Shupe, Roger Archibald, Ryan Tilby, Craig Miner, and Nate ...more
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Dia Frampton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah

Albums: Red, Heartless, Losing My Religion (The Voice Performance), The Broken Ones, Inventing Shadows

Dia Frampton (born October 2, 1987), is an American singer-songwriter and was the lead singer of the band Meg & Dia. She was the runner-up in the inaugural season of The Voice. She also was ...more
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Royal Bliss is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah

Albums: Waiting Out the Storm, After the Chaos II, Chasing the Sun, Life In-Between, After the Chaos

Royal Bliss is an American rock band formed in 1997 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were previously signed to Capitol Records and have released eight studio albums.
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The Brobecks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
The Brobecks

Albums: Happiest Nuclear Winter, Understanding the Brobecks, Goodnight and Have a Pleasant Tomorrow, Violent Things

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Jon Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: American New Age Classical, Pop music & New Age music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Jon Schmidt Christmas, Walk in the Woods, August End, Hits, Volume 1, + more

Jon Schmidt (born 1966) is an American pianist, composer, piano teacher, and author. Classically trained, he branched into New Age music in his 20s and has developed a classical crossover style ...more

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The National Parks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
The National Parks is an American folk/pop band from Provo, Utah. The 5-member band consists of Brady Parks from Denver, Colorado (guitar and lead vocals), Sydney Macfarlane from Kaysville, Utah ...more
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The 5 Browns is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
The 5 Browns

Albums: No Boundaries, The 5 Browns, Browns in Blue

The 5 Browns are a classical piano ensemble consisting of five siblings—two brothers and three sisters. Their repertoire ranges from beloved concert hall staples, such as Igor Stravinsky's The ...more
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Tyler Glenn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Tyler Glenn is the lead vocalist and keyboardist of the American alternative rock band Neon Trees.
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Meg & Dia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Genre: Indie pop, Pop music & Rock music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Our Home Is Gone, Something Real (bonus track), Here, Here and Here, Cocoon, + more

Meg is a feminine given name, often a short form of Margaret, Megan, Megumi (Japanese), etc. It may refer to: People: Meg Cabot (born 1967), American author of romantic and paranormal fiction ...more
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Ray Lynch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah

Albums: Deep Breakfast, The Sky of Mind, No Blue Thing, Nothing Above My Shoulders but the Evening, Best Of, + more

Raymond "Ray" Lynch (born July 3, 1943) is an American guitarist, lutenist, keyboardist, and composer. He began his musical career in 1967 by performing in The Renaissance Quartet in ...more