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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.

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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 36 Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a ...more

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 37 Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television ...more

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Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 30 Hilary Erhard Duff is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model and fashion designer. Duff began her acting career at a young age, and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the starring ...more

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Ashley Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 32 Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 TV advertisements and had roles in theatre and television shows. In ...more

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Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 48 Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band No Doubt. During the band's hiatus, Stefani ...more

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 37 Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record ...more

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 28 Christopher Maurice Brown "Chris" Brown is an American recording artist, dancer, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was ...more

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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 53 Courtney Michelle Love is an American alternative rock singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s as the frontwoman of Hole, ...more

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Janet Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 51 Janet Damita Jo Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Known for a series of sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, as well as elaborate ...more

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Christina Milian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 36 Christine Flores, better known as Christina Milian, is an American actress and singer-songwriter. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her ...more

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 45 Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of the group D12, ...more

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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 76 Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the ...more

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Faith Hill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 50 Faith Hill is an American country pop singer and occasional actress. She is one of the most successful country artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million records worldwide. Hill is ...more

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Ciara is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 32 Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and fashion model. Born in Austin, Texas, she traveled around the world ...more

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Cher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 71 Cher is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, fashion designer, television host, comedian, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, author, film producer, director, and record producer. ...more

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Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 56 W. Axl Rose is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is the lead vocalist and only remaining original member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Due to his powerful and wide vocal ...more

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Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 68 Gene Simmons is an Israeli-born American rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, and television personality. Known by his stage persona The Demon, he is the ...more

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Cassie Ventura is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 31 Casandra Elizabeth Ventura, known mononymously as Cassie, is an American recording artist, dancer, actress and model. Born in New London, Connecticut, she began her career as a result of meeting ...more

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Jared Leto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 46 Jared Leto is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and director. After starting his career with television appearances in the early 1990s, Leto achieved recognition for his role as Jordan ...more

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Dolly Parton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 72 Dolly Rebecca Parton is an American singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, actress, author, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music. Her career began as a child performer ...more

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Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Dec. at 90 (1910-2000) Diana Patience Beverly Ross, relative of Robert Ross, was an English children's author and occasional and longtime resident of Shaw, near Melksham, in Wiltshire. A graduate of the Central School ...more

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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 68 William Martin "Billy" Joel is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth ...more

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Haylie Duff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 33 Haylie Katherine Duff is an American actress, television presenter, author, singer, songwriter, film producer, businesswoman and food blogger. She is the older sister of actress and ...more

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Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 64 Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper is an American singer, songwriter, actress. Lauper has sold over 50 million albums and 20 million singles. She has won awards at the Grammys, Emmys, Tonys, the New ...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) Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed ...more

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Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 39 Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979), known professionally as Brandy, is an American R singer-songwriter, record producer, television entertainer, actress, and film producer. In 2009, ...more

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Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 32 Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, voice actor, and choreographer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii ...more

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Ashanti is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 37 Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. Ashanti is most famous for her eponymous debut album, which featured the hit song ...more

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Faith Evans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 44 Faith Renée Evans (born June 10, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist, record producer, actress and author. Born in Florida and raised in New Jersey, Evans relocated ...more

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Dave Mustaine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 56 David Scott "Dave" Mustaine is an American musician. He was the original lead guitarist for the American heavy metal band Metallica and is the co-founder, rhythm and lead guitarist, ...more

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James Brown is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
Dec. at 73 (1933-2006) James Brown is a film score composer.

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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 43 Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for ...more

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Birdman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 49 Bryan Williams, known by his stage name Birdman or Baby, is an American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Cash Money Records and one half of the duo Big Tymers. ...more

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Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 53 Andre Romelle Young, known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American record producer, rapper and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. ...more

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David Geffen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 75 David Lawrence Geffen is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist. Geffen created or co-created Asylum Records in 1970, Geffen Records in 1980, and DGC ...more

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Emmylou Harris is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 71 Emmylou Harris is an American singer and songwriter. She has released many popular albums and singles over the course of her career, and as of 2015 she has won 13 Grammys as well as numerous ...more

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age 58 Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, music video director, film producer, and author. He is known for his ...more

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Ice Cube is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 48 O'Shea Jackson, Sr., better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later ...more

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Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 75 Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys.

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Enrique Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 42 Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, simply known as Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s on an American ...more

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David Byrne is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 65 David Byrne is a Scottish musician and a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his ...more

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Eve is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 39 Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper is an American hip hop recording artist and actress from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is also the inaugural winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ...more

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Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 60 Tracy Lauren Marrow, better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American rapper, singer, and actor. He began his career as a rapper in the 1980s and was signed to Sire Records in 1987, when he ...more

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Cee Lo Green is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 43 Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, better known by his stage name CeeLo Green, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and businessman. Green came to initial prominence as a member of ...more

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James Hetfield is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 54 James Alan Hetfield is the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, main songwriter, and lyricist for the American heavy metal band Metallica. Hetfield is mainly known for his rhythm ...more

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Berry Gordy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 88 Berry Gordy, Jr. is an American record producer, and songwriter. He is best known as the founder of the Motown record label, as well as its many subsidiaries.

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Donnie Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 48 Donald Edmond "Donnie" Wahlberg, Jr. is an American singer, actor, and film producer. He is a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. Outside of music, Wahlberg has had ...more

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Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 47 Erykah Abi Wright, better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist, and actress. Badu's career began after opening a show for D'Angelo in ...more

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Jack White is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 42 Jack White is an American musician, record producer, and occasional actor. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the The White Stripes, although he has had success in other bands ...more

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Billy Corgan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Record Producers from the United States
age 51 William Patrick "Billy" Corgan Jr. is an American musician, songwriter, producer, and poet, best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and sole permanent member of The Smashing ...more