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List of famous record producers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top record producers in the world? This includes the most prominent record producers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable record producers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic record producers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned record producers.

Items here include everything from Jimi Hendrix to Britney Spears.

From reputable, prominent, and well known record producers to the lesser known record producers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the record producer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous record producers ever?" and "What are the names of famous record producers?" then you're in the right place. (1439 items)

Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Britney Spears 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

Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Christina Aguilera 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

Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Avril Lavigne Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on ...more

Ashley Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Ashley Tisdale 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

Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Alicia Keys 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

Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Chris Brown 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

Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Courtney Love 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

Elton John is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since ...more

Christina Milian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Christina Milian 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

Eminem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Eminem 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

David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
David Bowie David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the ...more

Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Bob Dylan 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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Ciara is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Ciara 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

Cher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Cher Cher is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, fashion designer, television host, comedian, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, author, film producer, director, and record producer. ...more

Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Axl Rose 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

Cassie Ventura is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Cassie Ventura 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

Boy George is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Boy George Boy George is a British singer-songwriter, who was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, ...more

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Dolly Parton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Dolly Parton 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

Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Diana Ross 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

Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Billy Joel 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

Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper is a co-founder of True Colors Fund.

Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Brandy Norwood 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) 23 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Bruno Mars 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

Ashanti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Ashanti 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

Dave Mustaine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Dave Mustaine 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

Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Alanis Morissette 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

Birdman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Birdman 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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Chris Martin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Chris Martin Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an English singer-songwriter, the lead vocalist, and co-founder of the band Coldplay.

Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Dr. Dre 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

David Geffen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
David Geffen 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

"Weird Al" Yankovic 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

Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Brian Wilson 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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Björk is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Björk Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and occasional actress. She initially became known as ...more

David Byrne is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
David Byrne 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

Ayumi Hamasaki is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Ayumi Hamasaki Ayumi Hamasaki is a Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress. Hamasaki has achieved popularity in Japan and Asia by enforcing her position as an artist and not trying to be forced ...more

Cee Lo Green is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Cee Lo Green 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

Berry Gordy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Berry Gordy 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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Elvis Costello is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Elvis Costello Elvis Costello is an English singer-songwriter. He began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and ...more

Donnie Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Donnie Wahlberg 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

A. R. Rahman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
A. R. Rahman Allah-Rakha Rahman is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist. Described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer by Time, Rahman's ...more

Brian Eno is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Brian Eno Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI, professionally known as Brian Eno or simply Eno, is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, and visual artist, known ...more

Billy Corgan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Billy Corgan 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

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Akon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Akon Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is an American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer. He rose to prominence ...more

Coolio is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Coolio Artis Leon Ivey Jr., better known by the stage name Coolio, is an American musician, rapper, chef, actor, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid 1990's with his ...more

Bow Wow is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Bow Wow 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

Amerie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Amerie Amerie Mi Marie Rogers, known professionally as Ameriie, is an American recording artist, record producer, and actress. She debuted in 2002 with the album All I Have, primarily co-written and ...more

Dennis Wilson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Dennis Wilson Dennis Carl Wilson was an American drummer, singer and songwriter. He is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Beach Boys, alongside his brothers, Brian and Carl, cousin, Mike ...more

Eazy-E is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Eazy-E Eric Lynn Wright, better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta ...more

Damon Albarn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Damon Albarn Damon Albarn is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is the frontman of the Alternative rock band Blur as well as co-founder, vocalist and ...more

Debbie Gibson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Debbie Gibson Deborah Ann "Debbie" Gibson is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, and former reality television competitor. In 1988 she was pronounced the youngest artist to ...more