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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 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 List of Famous Record Producers
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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Ashley Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
Sir Elton Hercules John (born 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 ...more

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Christina Milian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Ciara is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Cher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Cassie Ventura is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Boy George is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Dolly Parton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Ashanti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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Dave Mustaine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Record Producers
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