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The Best Musical Artists From Utah  

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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
Alternative rock, Pop
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
Pop punk, Pop music, Dance-punk
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
New Wave, Pop music, Pop rock
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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Brandon Flowers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Synthpop, New Wave, Heartland rock
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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David Archuleta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Teen pop
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 Osmonds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
The Osmonds Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music
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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The Used is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
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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Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Dubstep, Lounge Music, Deep House
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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The Piano Guys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
The Piano Guys Rock music, Classical music, Jazz
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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The Walter and Hays band... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
The Walter and Hays band
The Walter and Hays band is an American novelty band from Salt Lake City, Utah. Formed in 1985, the band consists of songwriter/Keyboardist/trumpeter/guitarist Walter Gregory, ...more
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SHeDaisy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Country pop, Country
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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Donny Osmond is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Bubblegum pop, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music
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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Royal Bliss is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Pop punk, Rock music, Post-grunge
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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Jewel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Traditional music
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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Ryan Shupe & The Rub... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband Country
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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Marie Osmond is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Pop music, Country
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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Mormon Tabernacle Choir ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Contemporary worship music, Classical music, Gospel music
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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Dia Frampton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Indie pop, Folk music
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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Justin Utley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock
Justin Utley is an American rock singer and songwriter.
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Meg & Dia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music
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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Uzi and Ari is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Uzi and Ari Electronic music, Indie rock
Uzi & Ari was an American indie rock band based in Salt Lake City, Utah that has received favorable comparisons to artists such as Thom Yorke, Mogwai, The Postal Service, and The Album Leaf. ...more
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G. Homer Durham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
George Homer Durham (February 4, 1911 – January 10, 1985) was an American academic administrator and was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from ...more
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Wayne Osmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Melvin Wayne Osmond (born August 28, 1951) is the second oldest of the original Osmond Brothers singers and the fourth oldest of the nine Osmond children.
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Alan Osmond is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Alan Ralph Osmond (born June 22, 1949) is a member of the family musical group The Osmonds.
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Alexa Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Pop music, Folk music, Alternative rock
Alexa Wilkinson is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and trumpet player with two albums to her name: 2007's Lullaby Appetite, partly co-written by Josh Kelley, and Lions, released in ...more