Bands/Musicians Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster

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List of Universal Music Group Nashville artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Universal Music Group Nashville roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Universal Music Group Nashville 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 Music Group Nashville 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 Music Group Nashville.

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Alecia Elliott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Alecia Elliott is a former contemporary country music singer and actress. She was discovered by Lorrie Morgan, who was impressed by her demo recordings in the mid-1990s. Elliott issued her first ...more

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Allison Moorer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music Allison Moorer is an American alternative country singer and the younger sister of Shelby Lynne. She signed to MCA Nashville in 1998 and made her debut on the U.S. Billboard country charts with ...more

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Anthony Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Ralph Anthony Smith is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. As a musician, Smith recorded his first album, If That Ain't Country, on Mercury Nashville Records in ...more

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Ashton Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Ashton Delilah Shepherd is an American country music singer-songwriter. She was first signed to Universal Music Group Nashville's MCA Nashville division in April 2007. Her 2008 debut album ...more

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Asleep at the Wheel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country, Western swing Asleep at the Wheel is an American country music group that was formed in Paw Paw, West Virginia, but is based in Austin, Texas. Altogether, they have won nine Grammy Awards since their 1970 ...more

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Bernard Fanning is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Rock music, Folk music Bernard Fanning is an Australian musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and frontman of Australian alternative rock band Powderfinger from its formation in 1989 to ...more

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Big House is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Big House Country Big House is an American country music band based in Bakersfield, California. Grounded in the Bakersfield Sound, originally, the band consisted of Monty Byrom, David Neuhauser, Chuck Seaton, ...more

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Billy Currington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country William Matthew "Billy" Currington is an American country music artist. Signed to Mercury Nashville Records in 2003, he has released five studio albums for the label: 2003's Billy ...more

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Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybea... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville 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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Bobbie Cryner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Phyllis "Bobbie" Cryner is a country singer-songwriter. She released her debut album, the bluesy Bobbie Cryner, in 1993 on Epic Records. The album featured six original Cryner songs, ...more

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Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Formed in 1983, Bon Jovi consists of lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi, pianist and keyboard player David Bryan, and drummer ...more

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Brenda Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rockabilly, Country Brenda Mae Tarpley, known as Brenda Lee, is an American performer and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 47 US chart hits during ...more

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Brian McComas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Brian McComas is an American country music artist. Originally signed to Mercury Nashville Records in 2001, McComas charted two minor singles in 2001 and 2002. A year later, he switched to Lyric ...more

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Burch Sisters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Burch Sisters Country The Burch Sisters was an American country music trio composed of sisters Cathy, Charlene and Cindy Burch. Their debut single, "Everytime You Go Outside I Hope It Rains," was their only ...more

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Carter Stanley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Traditional bluegrass, Old-time music, Bluegrass Carter Glen Stanley was a bluegrass music lead singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitar player. He formed "The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys" band together with his ...more

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Chance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Chance Country Chance was an American country music group composed of Jeff Barosh, Mick Barosh, John Buckley, Jon Mulligan and Billy Hafer. The group recorded one album for Mercury Nashville in 1985 which ...more

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Chely Wright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Richell Rene "Chely" Wright is an American country music singer and gay rights activist. On the strength of her debut album in 1994, the Academy of Country Music named her Top New ...more

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Chris Stapleton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Bluegrass, Country, Southern rock Chris Stapleton is an American country, bluegrass, and rock musician signed to Universal Music Group Nashville. He is an established songwriter. with four number one songs including the 5-week ...more

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Coldwater Jane is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Coldwater Jane Country Coldwater Jane is an American country music duo signed to Mercury Records Nashville. It is composed of Brandon Jane and Leah Crutchfield, who are sisters from Lucedale, Mississippi. The duo ...more

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Conway Twitty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Rock and roll, Country Conway Twitty was an American musician and singer. He had success in the country, rock, R&B, and pop genres. He held the record for the most number one singles of any act, with 40 No. 1 ...more

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Daisy Dern is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Daisy Dern is an American country music artist. Signed to Mercury Records in 2002, Dern released one single, "Gettin' Back to You", which charted on the Hot Country Songs charts. An ...more

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David Lee Murphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country David Lee Murphy is an American country music artist. Signed to MCA Nashville Records in 1994, Murphy made his first appearance on the Billboard country charts that year with "Just ...more

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David Lynn Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
David Lynn Jones Country David Lynn Jones is an American country music singer-songwriter. Between 1987 and 1994, Jones released four studio albums. He also charted four singles on Billboard Hot Country Singles & ...more

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David Nail is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country David Brent Nail is an American country music artist. In 2002, he debuted the single "Memphis" from an unreleased album for Mercury Records Nashville. Five years later, he signed with ...more

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Donavon Frankenreiter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Soft rock, Surf rock, Surf music Donavon Frankenreiter is an American musician and surfer. He is a long-time friend of Jack Johnson and his debut self-titled album was released in 2004 on Johnson's Brushfire Records through ...more

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Drive-By Truckers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Alternative rock, Alternative country Drive-By Truckers are an alternative country/Southern rock band based in Athens, Georgia, though two out of five current members are originally from The Shoals region of Northern Alabama, and ...more

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Eagles is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country pop, Rock music, Folk rock The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner. With five number-one singles, six Grammy Awards, five American ...more

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Earl Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Bluegrass, Gospel music, Country Earl Eugene Scruggs was an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a three-finger banjo-picking style that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Although other ...more

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Easton Corbin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Easton Corbin Country, Neotraditional country Easton Corbin is an American country music singer. He signed to Mercury Records Nashville in 2009 and released his self-titled debut album in March 2010, featuring the two Number One hits ...more

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Elvis Costello is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Pub rock 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

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Eric Heatherly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Eric Heatherly is an American country music artist. In 2000, he debuted with a cover of The Statler Brothers' "Flowers on the Wall", the first of three singles from his debut album ...more

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Fionn Regan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Folk rock Fionn Regan is an Irish folk musician and singer-songwriter. Born and raised in Bray, Regan came to prominence with the release of his debut studio album, The End of History in 2006. He had been ...more

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Gary Allan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country rock, Country Gary Allan Herzberg, known professionally as Gary Allan, is an American country music artist. Signed to Decca Records in 1996, Allan made his debut on the United States country music scene with ...more

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Gary Nichols is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Gary Nichols Country Gary Nichols is an American country music singer. Signed to Mercury Nashville Records in 2006, Nichols made his debut that year with the release of his single "Unbroken Ground", which ...more

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George Jones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country George Glenn Jones was an American musician, singer and songwriter who achieved international fame for his long list of hit records, including "White Lightning", as well as his ...more

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George Strait is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country George Harvey Strait is an American singer, actor, and music producer known as the "King of Country" and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. He is ...more

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Golden Smog is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Alternative country, Blues Golden Smog is a loosely connected group of musicians comprising, at various times, members of Soul Asylum, The Replacements, Wilco, The Jayhawks, Run Westy Run, The Honeydogs and Big Star. ...more

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Halfway to Hazard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Halfway to Hazard Country Halfway to Hazard is an American country music duo composed of singer-songwriters David Tolliver and Chad Warrix. Though Tolliver and Warrix grew up in different towns in southeastern Kentucky, ...more

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Hanna-McEuen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Hanna–McEuen was an American country music duo comprising first cousins Jaime Hanna and Jonathan McEuen. Both members of the duo sang, in addition to playing guitar and mandolin; Hanna also ...more

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Hayes Carll is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Joshua Hayes Carll, known as Hayes Carll, is a singer-songwriter from The Woodlands, Texas. Carll was a 2011 nominee for Artist of the Year at the 2011 Americana Music Association awards

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Holly Williams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Folk rock, Folk, Country Holly Audrey Williams is an American country music artist. She is the granddaughter of Hank Williams, Sr., the daughter of Hank Williams, Jr. and half-sister of Hank Williams III. Williams has ...more

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Hot Apple Pie is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Hot Apple Pie was an American country music band founded in 2002 by Brady Seals, Keith Horne, Trey Landry, and Mark "Sparky" Matejka. Matjeka was replaced in 2006 by Kevin Ray. Seals ...more

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James Otto is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country James Allen Otto is an American country music artist who is a member of the MuzikMafia, a group of country musicians known for their "country music without prejudice". Otto began his ...more

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Jamey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Jamey Johnson is an American country music artist. Signed to BNA Records in 2005, Johnson made his debut with his single "The Dollar", the title track to his 2006 album The Dollar. ...more

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Jamie O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Jamie O'Neal is an Australian country singer and songwriter. In 2000, O'Neal released her first studio album, Shiver. The album included the back-to-back number one singles "There Is No ...more

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Jason McCoy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Jason McCoy is a Canadian singer/songwriter who performs country music. He has won many awards including the 2001 Male Vocalist of the Year at the Canadian Country Music Awards, 3 SOCAN Song of ...more

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Jedd Hughes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country Jedd Hughes is a singer, songwriter, session guitar player, and record producer.

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Jeff Chance is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Jeff Chance Country Jeffrey Barosh, Sr. was an American country music singer, known professionally as Jeff Chance. He was initially a member of the five-piece band Chance which recorded one album for Curb. As a ...more

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Jennifer Nettles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Country rock, Country, Blues Jennifer Odessa Nettles is an American country music singer-songwriter and musician. She is known primarily for her role as lead vocalist of the duo Sugarland alongside Kristian Bush. Before ...more

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Jenny Simpson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Universal Music Group Nashville Complete Artist Roster
Jenny Simpson Country Jenny Simpson is an American country music singer. She was signed to Mercury Nashville and released her self-titled debut album in 1998. Simpson's only single, "Ticket Out of Kansas," ...more