Bands/Musicians Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster

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List of Universal Motown artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Universal Motown roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Universal Motown bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Universal Motown band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Universal Motown.

Examples of artists on this list include Lindsay Lohan and Nicki Minaj.

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2 Pistols is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Jeremy Lemont Saunders, better known by his stage name 2 Pistols, is an American rapper and songwriter. He hails from Tarpon Springs, Florida. He has released two albums and a number of singles ...more

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3 Doors Down is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Rock music, Acoustic music 3 Doors Down are an American rock band from Escatawpa, Mississippi that formed in 1996. The band originally consisted of Brad Arnold, Todd Harrell and Matt Roberts. They were soon joined by ...more

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Ace Hood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rap music, Contemporary R&B Antoine McColister, better known by his stage name Ace Hood, is an American rapper. He was born in Port St. Lucie, Florida and raised in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He is signed to DJ Khaled's ...more

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Afroman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop, Funk Joseph Edgar Foreman, better known by his stage name Afroman, is an American musician. He is best known for the hit single "Because I Got High". He was nominated for a Grammy award in

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After Midnight Project is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
After Midnight Project Alternative rock, Post-hardcore After Midnight Project is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California. As of 2012, they are on hiatus, with a one night reunion show planned for 2014.

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American Yard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Reggae American Yard aka AY is a global pop/reggae/hip hop trio that is signed to Konvict Ent/SRC/Universal Motown. The trio consists of Stacy-Ann from Kingston, Jamaica, Stevie English from London, ...more

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Aubrey O'Day is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop Aubrey Morgan O'Day, is an American singer-songwriter, actress, fashion designer, reality television personality, and a former member of the girl group Danity Kane. Following discord among the ...more

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Avery is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Avery Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music Anna Marie Iannitelli, better known as Avery is an American singer-songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona. Her debut single and video, "Love Me or Let Me Go," was released on her YouTube ...more

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Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Emo, Indie rock Barcelona is a band from Seattle, Washington. The band's sound is harmonious and piano-based with elements of rock. Formed in 2005, the band cites U2, Coldplay, Copeland, Death Cab for Cutie and ...more

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Bigg D is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Bigg D Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music Derrick Baker, professionally known as Bigg D, is an American producer from Miami, Florida.

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Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybea... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Rock and roll, Soul music, Blues Black Joe Lewis is an American blues, funk and soul artist influenced by Howlin' Wolf and James Brown. He formed Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears in Austin, Texas in 2007. In March 2009, ...more

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Bow Wow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop rap 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

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Birdman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Hyphy 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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Bun B is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop Bernard Freeman professionally known by his stage name Bun B, is an American rapper and was one half of the southern rap duo UGK. He is also a guest lecturer at Rice University, located in ...more

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Busta Rhymes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr., better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper, producer, and actor from Brooklyn. Chuck D of Public Enemy gave him the moniker Busta Rhymes, after ...more

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Chris Tabron is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Chris Tabron is a record producer, mixer, and engineer based in New York City. He is Chief Engineer at Red Bull Studios, NYC and a producer and engineer for Mirrorball Music, a production ...more

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JMSN is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music Christian Berishaj, better known by his stage name JMSN, is an Albanian American singer-songwriter and record producer from Eastpointe, Michigan. Also a multi-instrumentalist, music engineer and ...more

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Colin Munroe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music Colin Munroe is a Canadian singer-songwriter and record producer originally from North Gower, Ontario, who now resides in Toronto.

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Consequence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Funk Dexter Raymond Mills, Jr., better known by his stage name Consequence, is an American hip hop recording artist from Queens, New York City, New York. Consequence debuted in 1996, appearing ...more

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Corey Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Corey Latif Williams, also known as simply Latif, is an American R&B singer and Grammy nominated songwriter. He was the winner of Teen People's Who's Next contest. He was a mentee of Teddy ...more

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Cory Gunz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, East Coast hip hop Peter Cory Pankey, Jr., better known by his stage name Cory Gunz, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City, New York. He is the son of rapper Peter Gunz, from the duo Lord Tariq & ...more

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Crash Kings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Crash Kings Alternative rock Crash Kings is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2006. The members are vocalist-keyboardist Antonio "Tony" Beliveau, his brother and bassist Mike Beliveau, and ...more

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Days Difference is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Days Difference Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock Days Difference was a pop/rock band that formed in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 2004. The quartet consists of Jeremy Smith, Jonathan Smith, Micah Ricks and Jeremiah Ricks. The group released ...more

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DJ Khaled is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop Khaled Khaled, better known by his stage name DJ Khaled, is an American record producer, radio personality, rapper, DJ and record label executive. He is a radio host for the Miami-based urban ...more

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Down with Webster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rap rock, Pop rock Down with Webster is a Canadian rap rock band from The Beaches area of Toronto who signed with Universal Motown in April 2009. Down with Webster was originally formed for a middle school talent ...more

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Drake Bell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Pop rock Jared Drake Bell, is an American actor and singer-songwriter. He began his career as an actor in the early 1990s, with an appearance on Home Improvement. Bell also appeared in several ...more

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Flipmode Squad is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rap music The Conglomerate is a production crew and musical group, founded and fronted by rapper Busta Rhymes. The first Flipmode album debuted in 1998 with The Imperial, Rampage and Rah Digga went on to ...more

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Four Year Strong is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Happy hardcore Four Year Strong is an American rock band from Worcester, Massachusetts, formed in 2001. The group consists of vocalists and guitarists Dan O'Connor and Alan Day, bassist Joe Weiss, and drummer ...more

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Glasses Malone is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop Charles Phillip Ivory Penniman, better known by his stage name Glasses Malone, is an American rapper from Los Angeles, California.

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Gregori Chad Petree is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Gregori Chad Petree is a musician who is also best known as guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the American, new wave/indie/rock band Shiny Toy Guns.

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He Is We is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop He Is We was an indie pop band from Tacoma, Washington. The band originally was made up of Trevor Kelly and Rachel Taylor as the lead vocalist.

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Hot Boy$ is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, New Orleans hip hop Add my Instagram!- kobie_sc. :For other uses of Hot Boy or Hot Boys, refer to Hot Boy The Hot Boys is an American hip hop group active from 1996 to 2001 then reformed in 2007 and is currently on ...more

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Hyper Crush is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro hop Hyper Crush is an electro-hip hop group from Los Angeles, California. It consists of a rapper, Donny Fontaine, a vocalist, Holly Valentine, and a DJ/keytarist, Preston Moronie.

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Imajin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Imajin is an American R&B boy band that is known for their hit "Shorty" featuring Keith Murray. The group also made a version of this song with Mr. Cheeks of the rap group The Lost ...more

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Jada is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Jada is an American pop and R&B female vocal group from Boston, Massachusetts. They are known for their mix of pop, soul, dance, and R&B styling, and their gospel-inspired harmonies. ...more

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Jadyn Maria is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues Jadyn Douglas was born April 20, 1985. She is a Puerto Rican singer-songwriter. At the age of seventeen, Jadyn was signed to EMI/CMG. After shooting an Herbal Essences commercial and filming the ...more

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Jae Millz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop Jarvis Mills, better known by his stage name Jae Millz, is an American rapper from Harlem, New York, who is signed to Lil Wayne's record label Young Money Entertainment and Cash Money Records. ...more

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Jimmy Robbins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Jimmy Robbins Pop music, Pop rock Jimmy Robbins is an American singer-songwriter and producer.

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Joell Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop Joell Ortiz is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York, and a member of the group Slaughterhouse.

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Juvenile is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Gangsta rap Terius Gray, better known by his stage name Juvenile, is an American rapper, actor, and songwriter. He is also a former member of hip-hop group the Hot Boys. At the age of 19, he began recording ...more

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Kat DeLuna is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Dancehall, Pop music Kathleen "Kat" Emperatriz DeLuna is an American R&B singer-songwriter, recording artist and dancer. Born in The Bronx to Dominican parents, DeLuna began pursuing a career as a ...more

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Kelly Rowland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. Rowland rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny's Child, one of the ...more

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Kem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Neo soul, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Kim Owens, professionally known as KEM, is a R&B/soul singer, songwriter, and producer. He was raised in Detroit, Michigan.

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Kevin Rudolf is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music Kevin Winston Rudolf is an American musician, singer-songwriter and music producer. Born and raised in New York City, New York, Rudolf began writing songs at a young age. He has written, or ...more

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Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. After moving to Brooklyn, New York, with aspirations of ...more

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Kill Hannah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Synthpunk, New Wave, Shoegazing Kill Hannah is an American rock band formed in 1993 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The band has released six studio albums, seven EPs, and two compilation albums as well as three DVDs.

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Ragga, Hardcore hip hop Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash ...more

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Lil' KeKe is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Chopped and screwed, Southern hip hop Marcus Lakee Edwards, better known by his stage name Lil' Keke, is an American hip hop recording artist from Houston, Texas and original member of the Southern hip hop collective Screwed Up

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Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Teen pop, Dance-pop Lindsay Dee Lohan (born 2 July 1986) is an American actress, model and pop music singer. Lohan started in show business as a child fashion model for magazine advertisement and television ...more

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Little Fish is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Universal Motown Complete Artist Roster
Garage rock, Alternative rock Little Fish was a British garage rock band from Oxford, United Kingdom, formed in 2006 by vocalist and guitarist Julia "Juju" Sophie Heslop and drummer Neil "Nez" Greenaway. ...more