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The Best Musical Artists From Utah

Updated August 8, 2019 2.5k votes 182 voters 7.0k views100 items

List RulesOnly 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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    Brendon Urie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Brendon Urie

    Pop punk, Pop music
    Brendon Boyd Urie (born April 12, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best... more on Wikipedia

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    Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Imagine Dragons

    Alternative rock, Pop

    AlbumsNight Visions, Continued Silence EP, Night Visions Live, It's Time, It's Time Remixes

    Imagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup... more on Wikipedia

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

    Rock music, Classical music

    AlbumsThe Piano Guys, A Family Christmas, YouTube Hits, Volume 1, The Piano Guys 2

    The Piano Guys are an American musical group consisting of Jon Schmidt, Steven Sharp Nelson,... more on Wikipedia
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    Neon Trees is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Neon Trees

    New Wave, Pop music

    AlbumsHabits, Picture Show, Pop Psychology, Start a Fire, iTunes Live from SoHo

    Neon Trees is an American rock band from Provo, Utah. Known for their energetic live... more on Wikipedia

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

    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

    AlbumsForevermore, No Matter How Far, David Archuleta, Christmas From the Heart, The Other Side of Down

    David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. At... more on Wikipedia
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    Mormon Tabernacle Choir is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Mormon Tabernacle Choir

    Contemporary worship music, Classical music

    AlbumsChristmas Collection, This Is Christmas, It's Christmas, Christmas Greetings, Christmas Celebration

    The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, formerly known as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Used is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    The Used

    Pop punk, Rock music

    AlbumsThe Used, Artwork, Berth, In Love and Death, Maybe Memories

    The Used is an American rock band formed in Orem, Utah, in 2001. The group consists of... more on Wikipedia

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

    Blue-eyed soul, Disco

    AlbumsOsmond Family Christmas, Our Best To You, The Very Best of The Osmonds, Osmondmania! Osmond Family Greatest Hits, The Proud One

    The Osmonds are an American family music group who reached the height of their fame in the... more on Wikipedia

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

    Synthpop, New Wave

    AlbumsFlamingo, We Are Replicants, Crossfire

    Brandon Richard Flowers (born June 21, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician,... more on Wikipedia

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    Donny Osmond is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Donny Osmond

    Bubblegum pop, Blue-eyed soul

    AlbumsChristmas at Home, I'm Leaving It All Up To You, Eyes Don't Lie, Donny Osmond, Somewhere in Time

    Donald Clark Osmond (born December 9, 1957) is an American singer, dancer, actor and former... more on Wikipedia

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    The National Parks is listed (or ranked) 11 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... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Royal Bliss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Royal Bliss

    Pop punk, Rock music

    AlbumsWaiting 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... more on Wikipedia
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    SHeDaisy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    SHeDaisy

    Country pop, Country

    AlbumsSweet Right Here, Knock on the Sky, The Whole SHeBANG, Brand New Year, Fortuneteller's Melody

    SHeDAISY is an American country music group founded in the late 1980s by sisters Kristyn Robyn... more on Wikipedia

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    Jewel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Jewel

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music

    AlbumsPieces of You, Joy: A Holiday Collection, Spirit, 0304, This Way

    Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband

    Country

    AlbumsSimplify, If I Were a Bird, Dream Big, Last Man Standing, The Gift

    Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand is an American bluegrass group founded in the mid-1990s in Ogden,... more on Wikipedia
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    Marie Osmond is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Marie Osmond

    Pop music, Country

    AlbumsI'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

    Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959) is an American singer, actress, author,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Brobecks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    The Brobecks

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    Bert McCracken is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Bert McCracken

    Pop punk, Emo
    Robert Edward "Bert" McCracken (born February 25, 1982) is the lead singer and songwriter of... more on Wikipedia
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    Jon Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Jon Schmidt

    American New Age Classical, Pop music

    AlbumsJon Schmidt Christmas, Walk in the Woods, August End, Hits, Volume 1

    Jon Schmidt (born 1966) is an American pianist, composer, piano teacher, and author.... more on Wikipedia

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    Julianne Hough is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Julianne Hough

    Country pop, Country

    AlbumsJulianne 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.... more on Wikipedia

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    Kaskade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Kaskade

    Dubstep, Lounge Music

    AlbumsFire & Ice, It's You, It's Me, Strobelite Seduction, Love Mysterious

    Ryan Gary Raddon (born February 25, 1971), better known by his stage name Kaskade, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Dia Frampton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Dia Frampton

    Indie pop, Folk music

    AlbumsRed, 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... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    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... more on Wikipedia
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    Meg & Dia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Meg & Dia

    Indie pop, Pop music

    AlbumsOur Home Is Gone, Something Real (bonus track), Here, Here and Here, Cocoon

    Meg is a feminine given name, often a short form of Margaret, Megan, Megumi (Japanese), etc.... more on Wikipedia
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    Jericho Road is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
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    Jericho Road

    Sacred music, Pop music

    AlbumsDay of Rest, Many Seasons, Jericho Road, Music for the King, Deeper Still

    Jericho Road is a Latter-day Saint boy band that sings religious music. The band's members are... more on Wikipedia
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