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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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Brandon Flowers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Synthpop, New Wave, Heartland rock
Brandon Richard Flowers is an American musician, singer, songwriter and lyricist. He is a principal songwriter and lead singer of the Las Vegas-based rock band the Killers. Due to his prolific ...more
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Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Indie pop, Pop music, Alternative rock
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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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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David Archuleta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Teen pop
David James Archuleta 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 television singing appearances. ...more
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Brendon Urie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Pop punk, Pop music, Dance-punk
Brendon Boyd Urie is an American singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, and pianist, best known as the lead vocalist of Panic! at the Disco, of which he is the sole remaining original member. ...more
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The Used is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
The Used is an American post-hardcore band from Orem, Utah, formed in 2001. The group consists of lead vocalist and keyboardist Bert McCracken, guitarist Quinn Allman, bassist Jeph Howard, and ...more
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The Osmonds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music
The Osmonds are an American family music group with a long and varied career—a career that took them from singing barbershop music as children to achieving success as teen-music idols, from ...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 Raddon, better known by his stage name Kaskade, is an American DJ and record producer. On October 20, 2011, DJ Magazine announced the results of their annual Top 100 DJ Poll, with Ultra ...more
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SHeDaisy is listed (or ranked) 9 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) 10 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Bubblegum pop, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music
Donald Clark "Donny" Osmond is an American singer, actor, dancer, radio personality, and former teen idol. Osmond has also been a talk and game show host, record producer and author. ...more
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The Piano Guys is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband is listed (or ranked) 12 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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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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G. Homer Durham is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
George Homer Durham was an American academic administrator and was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1977 until his death.
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Justin Utley is listed (or ranked) 15 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) 16 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music
Meg & Dia was an American rock band formed in 2004. It was founded by sisters Meg and Dia Frampton before becoming a five-piece act with additional members Eddie Friends, Ryan Hardy, Jon ...more
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Dia Frampton is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Jewel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Traditional music
Jewel Kilcher, professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress, and author/poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2008, has ...more
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Marie Osmond is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Pop music, Country
Olive Marie Osmond is an American singer, film screenwriter, actress, doll designer, and a member of the show business family the Osmonds. Although she was never part of her family's singing ...more
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Mormon Tabernacle Choir is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Contemporary worship music, Classical music, Gospel music
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, sometimes colloquially referred to as MoTab or Tab Choir, is a Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning, 360-member, all-volunteer choir. The choir is part of The Church of ...more
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Tyler Glenn is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Kirby Heyborne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Kirby Heyborne is an American actor, musician, singer-songwriter, narrator and comedian known for his work in Lazy Muncie and LDS films.
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Uzi and Ari is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Tragic Black is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Synthpunk, Gothic rock, Electronic body music
Tragic Black is an American deathrock band formed in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2000 by musicians known as Vision and Vyle. It has incorporated elements of darkwave music into each of its albums. ...more
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Ray Lynch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Utah
Adult album alternative, New Age, Classical music
Raymond "Ray" Lynch is a classically trained guitarist and lutenist. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to a musical and artistic family. His mother was a classical pianist and ...more