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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 (born September 12, 1976), better known by his stage name Bizzy Bone, AKA Lil' Ripsta, is an American rapper, singer and the youngest member of the Cleveland rap group ...more
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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
Albert Shepard, better known by his stage name Blueprint, is an American hip hop musician from Columbus, Ohio. He is a founder of Weightless Recordings. Blueprint is one half of the duo Soul ...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