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List of Famous Bands from Houston

List of Houston bands, listed by their level of fame. This Houston musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Houston bands are included, as well as many Houston musicians of underground status. This list of Houston 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 Houston 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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  • Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions ...more
  • ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of vocalist/guitarist Billy Gibbons (the band's leader, main lyricist and musical arranger), ...more
  • Brad Terrence Jordan (born November 9, 1970), better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper and record producer, best known as a member of the Geto Boys, a hip hop group from ...more
  • Kenneth Ray Rogers (August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020) was a retired American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.Though he ...more
  • Destiny's Child were an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams. Formed in 1997 in Houston, Texas, Destiny's Child ...more
  • Geto Boys is a rap group from Houston, Texas, currently consisting of Scarface, Willie D, and Bushwick Bill. The Geto Boys have earned notoriety for their lyrics which cover controversial topics such ...more
  • Hakeem Seriki (born November 28, 1979), better known by his stage name Chamillionaire (), is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Houston, Texas. He began his career independently ...more
  • Barbara Ann Mandrell (born December 25, 1948) is an American country music singer, musician, and actress. She is known for a long series of country hits in the 1970s and 1980s as well as her own ...more
  • Gang Starr was an influential East Coast hip hop duo that consisted of the late MC Guru and the DJ/producer DJ Premier.
  • Lecrae Devaughn Moore (born October 9, 1979), mononymously known as Lecrae, is an American Christian hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is the president, co-owner ...more
  • Rodney Crowell (born August 7, 1950) is an American musician, known primarily for his work as a singer and songwriter in country music. Crowell has had five number one singles on Hot Country Songs, ...more
  • Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1961) is an American gospel singer, record producer, actress, and former radio host of her own nationally syndicated morning gospel show. As of September 2009, ...more
  • Devin Copeland (born June 4, 1970), better known by his stage name Devin the Dude, is an American hip hop recording artist from Houston, Texas. He is known for his unique rapping style and his 2002 ...more
  • Blue October is an American alternative rock band originally from Houston, Texas. The band was formed in 1995 and currently consists of Justin Furstenfeld (lead vocals, guitar), Jeremy Furstenfeld ...more
  • Paul Michael Slayton (born March 11, 1981), better known by his stage name Paul Wall, is an American rapper and occasional actor from Houston, Texas. He has spent much of his career affiliated with ...more
  • LeToya Nicole Luckett-Walker (née, Luckett; born March 11, 1981), known professionally as LeToya, is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She is known as a member of the R&B girl group ...more
  • Chad Matthew Lamont Butler (December 29, 1973 – December 4, 2007), better known by his stage name Pimp C, was an American rapper and record producer. He was best known for his work with Bun B as a ...more
  • Renee Olstead (born June 18, 1989) is an American actress and singer. Active since childhood as an actress, she is best known for her roles on the CBS sitcom Still Standing and on the drama The ...more
  • Solange Piaget Knowles (; born June 24, 1986), also known mononymously as Solange, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Expressing an interest in music from an early age, ...more
  • Michael A. Jones (born November 18, 1981) is an American rapper, actor, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Jones reached national fame in 2004-05 on Swishahouse with the release of his breakout singles ...more
  • Carlos Coy (born October 5, 1970), better known by his stage name South Park Mexican, is an American rapper, founder of Dope House Records, and convicted sex offender. His stage name is derived from ...more
  • Kurt Preston Brecht (born August 24, 1961 in Houston, Texas) is an American vocalist and author, best known for his work as vocalist of crossover thrash band D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles). He is ...more
  • Wesley Eric Weston Jr. (born March 3, 1981), better known by his stage name Lil' Flip, is an American rapper. He embarked on his musical career as a freestyle and battle rapper before earning a ...more
  • Robert Earl Keen (born January 11, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter and entertainer. Debuting with 1984's No Kinda Dancer, the Houston native has recorded 18 full-length albums for both ...more
  • Victoria Regina Spivey (October 15, 1906 – October 3, 1976), sometimes known as Queen Victoria, was an American blues singer and songwriter. During a recording career that spanned 40 years, from 1926 ...more