Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Columbus

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List of Columbus bands, listed by their level of fame. This Columbus musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Columbus bands are included, as well as many Columbus musicians of underground status. This list of Columbus musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Columbus bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Rascal Flatts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Adult contemporary music, Country pop, Pop music Rascal Flatts is an American country pop/country rock music group formed in Columbus, Ohio in 1999. The band is composed of Gary LeVox and second cousins Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney. ...more

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Dwight Yoakam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Rockabilly, Country rock, Country Dwight David Yoakam is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than 21 albums ...more

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Bizzy Bone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop, Gangsta rap Bryon Anthony McCane II, better known by his stage name Bizzy Bone, AKA 'Lil RIPsta, is an American rapper and the youngest member of the Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

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Bow Wow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Hip hop music, Pop rap Shad Gregory Moss, better known by his stage name Bow Wow, is an American rapper, actor and television host. As Lil' Bow Wow, he released his first album, Beware of Dog in 2000 at age 13, which ...more

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RJD2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Pop music Ramble Jon Krohn, better known by his stage name RJD2, is an American musician based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is owner of record label RJ's Electrical Connections. He has been member of ...more

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Joe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Joseph Lewis Thomas, better known by his stage name, Joe, is an American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer.

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Crazy Horse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock Crazy Horse is an American rock band best known for their association with Neil Young. Beginning in 1969 and continuing to the present day, they have been co-credited on a number of Young's ...more

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Howard Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Nu metal, Deathcore, Mathcore Howard Jones is an American metalcore vocalist, best known as the former vocalist of the bands Killswitch Engage and Blood Has Been Shed, and as the current vocalist of Devil You Know. He left ...more

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Times New Viking is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Noise rock, Shoegazing, Noise pop Times New Viking is a lo-fi indie rock band from Columbus, Ohio. The lineup consists of guitarist Jared Phillips, drummer Adam Elliott, and Beth Murphy on keyboards. Murphy and Elliott share ...more

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Everyday Sunday is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Pop punk, Rock music, Power pop Everyday Sunday is a rock band from Columbus, Ohio made up of Trey Pearson, Micah Kuiper, Tyler Craft, and Nick Spencer. The old band released two albums on Flicker Records including Stand Up ...more

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Blueprint is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Underground hip hop Blueprint is an American indie hip hop artist from Columbus, Ohio. He is a founder of Weightless Recordings. Blueprint is one half of the duo Soul Position along with producer RJD2. He is also a ...more

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Harry
Swing music, Jazz Harry "Sweets" Edison was an American jazz trumpeter and member of the Count Basie Orchestra.

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Jermaine Stewart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
New Wave, Pop music, Dance music William Jermaine Stewart was an American R&B singer best known for his 1986 hit single "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off", which reached #2 in both the UK and Canada. It also ...more

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New Bomb Turks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Garage punk, Garage rock, Alternative rock The New Bomb Turks are an American punk rock band formed at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 1990. The founding members are Jim Weber, Eric Davidson, Bill Randt, and Matt Reber. ...more

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House of Heroes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Rock music, Alternative rock, Christian rock House of Heroes is an alternative rock band from Columbus, Ohio. They have released five albums: What You Want Is Now, House of Heroes, The End Is Not the End, Suburba, and Cold Hard Want. The ...more

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Camu Tao is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Hip hop music Camu Tao was an American rapper and producer who was signed to the Definitive Jux label. He was a member of several groups: S.A. Smash, the underground hiphop supergroup Weathermen, Central ...more

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Bobby Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll Bobby Hendricks is an American R&B singer who charted two hits in the late 1950s. Hendricks was a member of The Swallows, The Flyers, and sang lead with The Drifters before becoming a ...more

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Watershed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Rock music, Power pop Watershed is an American rock band based in Columbus, Ohio, consisting of Colin Gawel, Joe Oestreich, Joe Peppercorn, Dave Masica. Their songs have appeared in several television shows, ...more

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Bebo Norman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Christian music, Contemporary Christian music Jeffrey Stephen "Bebo" Norman is a contemporary Christian musician from Columbus, Georgia, US. His most successful album to date is Myself When I Am Real, which included hit songs ...more

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J. Rawls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
J. Rawls Hip hop music, Underground hip hop Jason Rawls, better known as J. Rawls, is an American hip hop musician from Columbus, Ohio. He is best known for his work with Masta Ace, Mos Def and Talib Kweli.

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Justin Guarini is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Justin Guarini is an American singer/songwriter and actor who rose to fame in 2002 as the first runner-up on the debut season of the television show American Idol.

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Devo Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music Devon Harris, better known as Devo Springsteen, is a Grammy Award winning producer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Springsteen launched the career of multi-platinum selling recording artist John ...more

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Jay DeMarcus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Contemporary Christian music, Country Jay DeMarcus is an American bass guitarist, harmony vocalist, pianist, record producer and songwriter, who is a member of the country group Rascal Flatts.

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Tim Wilson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Comedy music, Bluegrass, Country Timothy Collins "Tim" Wilson was an American stand-up comedian and country music artist, whose act combined stand-up comedy and original songs. He released more than a dozen comedy ...more

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Fatty Koo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues Fatty Koo is a R&B and Hip-Hop sextet from Columbus, Ohio that made its way into the music industry in 2005. The group consists of members Eddie B, Gabrielle, Josh, Marya, Ron, Valure, Their ...more

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Tash is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop Rico Smith, better known by his stage name Tash, is an American rapper. He is most known for his work as a member of West Coast hip hop group, Tha Alkaholiks alongside J-Ro and E-Swift. He has ...more

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Keni Thomas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Country Keni Thomas is an American country music singer and former United States Army Ranger. Thomas was a member of Task Force Ranger as a part of Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, and served in the ...more

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Saving Jane is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock Saving Jane is a band from Columbus, Ohio. The band is known for its songs "Girl Next Door", "Come Down To Me" and "SuperGirl".

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Howlin’ Maggie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Howlin’ Maggie Alternative rock Howlin' Maggie was a four-piece band founded by Harold "Happy" Chichester in Columbus, OH in 1994. Chichester was previously the bassist for Royal Crescent Mob, and is also a founding ...more

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The Wake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
The Wake Gothic rock The Wake is an American gothic rock band from Columbus, Ohio. Formed in 1986 by vocalist Troy Payne and guitarist Richard Witherspoon in Columbus, Ohio USA – The Wake made its’ first studio ...more

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Copywrite is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Hip hop music Peter William Nelson, better known by his stage name Copywrite, is an underground hip hop artist from Columbus, Ohio. He is a member of MHz Legacy. He was a member of The Weathermen.

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Gene Cotton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Pop music, Folk music Gene Cotton is a pop and folk singer-songwriter. He is best known for his four Billboard Top 40 entries during the years 1976–1978.

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Brent Harding is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Bluegrass, Alternative country, Punk rock Brent Harding is the current bass player for the California punk group Social Distortion, which he joined in late 2004.

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Jamile McGee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Jamile McGee is an African American b-boy and hip hop dancer. He is also known by his dancing name 'Jamz'. Jamile performed on the first season of So You Think You Can Dance. Jamile dances to ...more

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Pretty Balanced is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Piano rock, Dark cabaret, Electronic music Pretty Balanced were an American band based in Columbus, Ohio. Its unique sound is the result of a fusion of instruments often associated with chamber music, such as violin, cello, and piano, ...more

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Earwig is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Earwig Rock music, Indie rock Earwig is an indie rock band from Columbus, Ohio. They release music on their own "micro-indie" LFM Records label. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Lizard McGee, bassist ...more

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Scrawl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Scrawl Indie Scrawl is an American musical trio based in Columbus, Ohio, United States.

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The Black Swans is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
The Black Swans Blues-rock, Folk rock, Indie rock The Black Swans are an indie rock band. Jerry DeCicca and Noel Sayre form the core of the band. Their debut, Who Will Walk in the Darkness with You? features Milan Karcic, Matt Surgeson, Joe ...more

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Godz is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Godz Rock music, Heavy metal, Hard rock The Godz are an American hard rock group from Columbus, Ohio that formed in the 1970s.

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Soul Position is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Soul Position Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop Soul Position is an American alternative hip hop duo hailing from Columbus, Ohio. It consists of DJ/producer RJD2 and rapper Blueprint. The duo has released two albums and one EP on Rhymesayers ...more

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Two Cow Garage is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Two Cow Garage Rock music, Alternative rock, Alternative country Two Cow Garage is an alt-country band from Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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The Yips is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Noise rock, Indie rock

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Happy Chichester is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Happy Chichester Harold "Happy" Chichester is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, living in Columbus, Ohio.

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The Audiologues is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
The Audiologues Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Columbus Symphony is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Columbus
Columbus Symphony Classical music The Columbus Symphony Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra based in Columbus, Ohio. The oldest performing arts organization in the city, its home is the Ohio Theatre. The orchestra's ...more