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Famous Record Producers from the United States

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List of notable or famous record producers from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top record producers born in the United States and even some popular record producers who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American record producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These record producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known record producer from the United States is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of people like Jimi Hendrix and Britney Spears.

This historic record producers from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American record producers of note?" and "Who are the most famous record producers from the United States?" These prominent record producers of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American record producers.

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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 37

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she appeared in stage ...more

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 38

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. Her accolades include five Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, ...more

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Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 31

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28, 1987) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and author. Duff began her acting career at a young age and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the ...more

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Ashley Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 33

Birthplace: USA, West Deal, New Jersey

Ashley Michelle Tisdale (born July 2, 1985) is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, Tisdale was featured in over 100 advertisements and had minor roles in television ...more

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Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 49

Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States of America

Gwen Renée Stefani (; born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She is a co-founder and the lead vocalist of the band No Doubt, whose singles ...more

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 38

Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York City, New York, USA

Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. A classically-trained pianist, Keys was composing songs by age ...more

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 29

Birthplace: Tappahannock, Virginia, United States of America

Christopher Maurice Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor and entrepreneur. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several ...more

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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 54

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Courtney Michelle Love (born Courtney Michelle Harrison; July 9, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. A figure in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s, Love's career has ...more

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Janet Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 52

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. A prominent figure in popular culture, she is known for sonically innovative, socially ...more

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Christina Milian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 37

Birthplace: USA, New Jersey, Jersey City

Christine Flores (born September 26, 1981), better known as Christina Milian (), is an American actress, singer and songwriter. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and raised in Maryland, Milian ...more

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 46

Birthplace: USA, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (; often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, film ...more

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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 77

Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America

Bob Dylan (born May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for more than fifty years. Much of his most ...more

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Faith Hill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 51

Birthplace: Ridgeland, Mississippi, United States of America

Audrey Faith McGraw (née Perry; born September 21, 1967), known professionally as Faith Hill, is an American singer and record producer. She is one of the most successful country artists ...more

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Ciara is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 33

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

Ciara Princess Harris ( see-ERR-ə; born October 25, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and model. Born in Austin, Texas, she traveled around the world during her childhood, ...more

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Cher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 72

Birthplace: El Centro, California, United States of America

Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian; May 20, 1946) is an American singer, actress and television host. Commonly referred to by the media as the Goddess of Pop, she has been described as embodying ...more

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Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 57

Birthplace: Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Indiana, United States of America

W. Axl Rose (born February 6, 1962) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and musician. He is the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, and has also been the band's ...more

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Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 69

Birthplace: Tirat Carmel, Israel

Gene Klein (born Chaim Witz on August 25, 1949), known professionally as Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author, and ...more

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Cassie Ventura is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 32

Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States of America

Casandra Elizabeth Ventura (born August 26, 1986), known mononymously as Cassie, is an American singer, dancer, actress and model. Born in New London, Connecticut, she began her career as a ...more

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Jared Leto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 47

Birthplace: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States of America

Jared Joseph Leto (; born December 26, 1971) is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and director. After starting his career with television appearances in the early 1990s, Leto achieved ...more

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Dolly Parton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 73

Birthplace: Tennessee, USA, Sevierville

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her ...more

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Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 74

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Diana Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, actress, and record producer. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Ross rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes, ...more

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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 69

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his first hit and signature song of the same ...more

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Haylie Duff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 34

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Haylie Katherine Duff (born February 19, 1985) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television host, writer, and fashion designer. She is best known for her role as Sandy Jameson in the ...more

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Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Age: 65

Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, United States of America

Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and activist. Her career has spanned over 40 years. Her album She's So Unusual (1983) was the first ...more

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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Dec. at 53 (1940-1993)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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