Arista Records Artists

Arista Records artists

  • Abra Moore Abra Moore
    Abra Moore is a folk-styled rock singer-songwriter. Her 1997 album Strangest Places included the hit "Four Leaf Clover", which received airplay in Midwest U.S. radio markets and VH1 and MTV2 rotation, and charted on the Billboard Hot 100.
  • Ace of Base Ace of Base
    Ace of Base was a Swedish pop group, originally consisting of Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg and three siblings: Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Malin "Linn" Berggren and Jenny Berggren.
  • Adema
    Adema is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. The band formed in 2000 with members lead vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls.
  • Air Supply Air Supply
    Air Supply is an Australian soft rock duo, consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock. They had a succession of hits worldwide, including eight Top Ten hits in the United States, in the early 1980s.
  • Alicia Keys
    Alicia Augello Cook, known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, pianist and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records.
  • Alison Limerick
    Alison T. Limerick is a British singer who scored success in the 1990s with the huge club anthem "Where Love Lives", which was her solo-debut and a #3 hit on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play in 1991.
  • Andrea Martin (musician)
    Andrea Monica Martin is an American R&B singer-songwriter and producer.
  • Annie Lennox Annie Lennox
    Ann "Annie" Lennox, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist.
  • Anthony Braxton Anthony Braxton
    Anthony Braxton is an American composer and instrumentalist. Braxton has released well over 100 albums since the 1960s.
  • Anthony Hamilton (musician) Anthony Hamilton (musician)
    Anthony Cornelius Hamilton is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin' from Where I'm From, which featured the title track single "Comin' from Where I'm From" and the follow-up "Charlene".
  • Archie Shepp Archie Shepp
    Archie Shepp is an American jazz saxophonist.
  • Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin
    Aretha Louise Franklin is an American singer and songwriter. Franklin began her career as a child singing gospel at the church of her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church.
  • Atlantic Starr
    Atlantic Starr is an American band. Among their biggest hits were "Always" and "Secret Lovers".
  • Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne
    Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.
  • Barry Manilow Barry Manilow
    Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, and producer with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. His hit recordings include "Mandy", "Can't Smile Without You", and "Copacabana".
  • Ben Sidran Ben Sidran
    Ben Hirsh Sidran is an American jazz and rock keyboardist, producer, label owner, and music writer. Early in his career he was a member of the Steve Miller Band.
  • Bernard Wright
    Bernard Wright is an American funk and jazz keyboardist and singer who began his career as a session musician and later released four solo albums. His mother is Roberta Flack.
  • Bobby and the Midnites Bobby and the Midnites
    Bobby and the Midnites was a rock group led by Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead. The band was Weir's main side project during the first half of the 1980s. They released two albums, but were better known for their live concerts than for their work in the recording studio.
  • Bobby Broom Bobby Broom
    Robert Broom Jr. is an American jazz guitarist, composer, and educator. He was born and raised in New York City, then moved to Chicago, which has been his home town since 1984. He performs and records with The Bobby Broom Trio and his organ group, The Bobby Broom Organi-Sation.
  • BR549 BR549
    BR549 was an American country music band. Founded in 1993, the band originally comprised Gary Bennett, Don Herron, "Smilin'" Jay McDowell, Chuck Mead, and "Hawk" Shaw Wilson. Bennett and McDowell left the band in 2001, with Chris Scruggs and Geoff Firebaugh respectively replacing them.
  • Bram Tchaikovsky
    Bram Tchaikovsky is a British vocalist and guitarist.
  • Brand Nubian Brand Nubian
    Brand Nubian is an American hip hop group from New Rochelle, New York, composed of three emcees: Grand Puba, Sadat X and Lord Jamar, and formerly two DJs: DJ Alamo and DJ Sincere.
  • Brecker Brothers
    The Brecker Brothers was the musical duo of Michael and Randy Brecker, who recorded commercially successful jazz fusion albums together in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. They had a hit single with "East River" in 1979. It reached #34 in the UK Singles Chart.
  • Bruce Foxton Bruce Foxton
    Bruce Douglas Foxton is an English singer, songwriter, composer and musician.
  • Caravan (band) Caravan (band)
    Caravan are an English band from the Canterbury area, founded by former Wilde Flowers members David Sinclair, Richard Sinclair, Pye Hastings and Richard Coughlan in 1968.
  • Carlos Santana Carlos Santana
    Carlos Santana is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music.
  • Carly Simon Carly Simon
    Carly Elisabeth Simon is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author.
  • CeeLo Green CeeLo Green
    Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, better known by his stage name CeeLo Green, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor.
  • Cindy Valentine Cindy Valentine
    Cindy Valentine is an Italian born composer, producer and performing artist, raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada who is now a U.S. citizen, residing primarily in New York, New York.
  • Crash Test Dummies Crash Test Dummies
    The Crash Test Dummies are a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • Deborah Cox Deborah Cox
    Deborah Cox is a Canadian R&B singer-songwriter and actress. Her 1998 song "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" held the record for longest-running number one single on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, a record held for nearly eight years.
  • Deep Dish (band) Deep Dish (band)
    Deep Dish are an American electronic music duo, consisting of Ali "Dubfire" Shirazinia and Sharam Tayebi.
  • Dickey Betts Dickey Betts
    Forrest Richard "Dickey" Betts is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer best known as a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band.
  • Dido (singer) Dido (singer)
    Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, known as Dido, is an English singer and songwriter. Dido attained international success with her debut album No Angel.
  • Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick
    Dionne Warwick is an American singer, actress and television show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.
  • Dixie Dregs Dixie Dregs
    The Dixie Dregs is an American band formed in the 1970s. Their mostly instrumental music fuses hard rock, southern rock, progressive metal and classical forms in an often unique style.
  • Exposé (group) Exposé (group)
    Exposé is an American Freestyle vocal group.
  • Faithless Faithless
    Faithless are a British electronica band consisting of Maxi Jazz, Sister Bliss and Rollo. The group is best known for their dance songs. Faithless recorded six studio albums, with total sales exceeding 15 million records worldwide.
  • Four Tops Four Tops
    The Four Tops are an American vocal quartet from Detroit, Michigan who helped to define the city's Motown sound of the 1960s. The group's repertoire has included soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, doo-wop, jazz, and show tunes.
  • Gary Bartz Gary Bartz
    Gary Bartz is an American alto and soprano saxophonist and clarinetist.
  • Gene Page
    Eugene Edgar "Gene" Page Jr. was an influential conductor, composer, arranger and record producer most active from the mid-1960s through the mid-1980s.
  • Gigi D'Agostino Gigi D'Agostino
    Luigino Celestino "Gigi" D'Agostino, known also as GIGI DAG is an Italian DJ, remixer, singer and record producer. In 1986, he started his career as a DJ spinning Italo disco, and released his first mix titled "Psychodelic".
  • Gil Scott-Heron Gil Scott-Heron
    Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken-word performer in the 1970s and 1980s.
  • GQ (band) GQ (band)
    GQ was an American group, formed in The Bronx, New York, primarily noted for its success in disco and R&B. The core membership of the group commenced playing professionally, under different group names, as of 1968.
  • Graham Russell
    Graham Cyril Russell is an English musician and singer/guitarist of the soft rock duo Air Supply.
  • Grateful Dead Grateful Dead
    The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.
  • Haddaway Haddaway
    Nestor Alexander Haddaway, better known mononymously as Haddaway, is a Trinidadian-German singer-songwriter and musician best known for his 1993 hit single "What Is Love".
  • Hall & Oates Hall & Oates
    Daryl Hall and John Oates, often referred to as Hall & Oates, are an American musical duo from Philadelphia. Daryl Hall is generally the lead vocalist of the pairing. John Oates primarily plays electric guitar and provides backing vocals.
  • Hughie Thomasson Hughie Thomasson
    Hugh Edward "Hughie" Thomasson Jr. was an American guitarist and singer, best known as a founding member of Outlaws and as a guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd.
  • Iggy Pop Iggy Pop
    James Newell Osterberg, Jr., better known by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk," is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.
  • Jack Frost (Australian band)
    Jack Frost was an Australian rock band, a side project of The Go-Betweens' Grant McLennan and The Church's Steve Kilbey.
  • Jeff Healey Jeff Healey
    Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey was a Canadian jazz and blues-rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter who attained musical and personal popularity, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s.
  • Jermaine Jackson Jermaine Jackson
    Jermaine La Jaune Jackson is an American singer, bass guitarist, composer, and occasional film director. Jackson is mostly known for having in the past been a member of The Jackson 5.
  • Juicy (band)
    Juicy was an American musical duo consisting of siblings Jerry Barnes and Katreese Barnes. The group is best known for the songs "Sugar Free" and Beat Street feature song "Beat Street Strut". According to website Allmusic, the name comes from Mtume's number-one R&B hit "Juicy Fruit".
  • Kashif (musician)
    Kashif Saleem, previously Michael Jones, was an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, record producer, artist, composer, author, director and educator from New York City. Kashif first taught himself to play a $3 song flute at age seven and later the piano in the basement of his church.
  • Keedy Keedy
    Kelly Ann Keedy, known by the stage name Keedy, is an American freestyle singer–songwriter best known for the 1991 Billboard Hot 100 top 20 hit, "Save Some Love", from her only major label studio album Chase the Clouds.
  • Kelis Kelis
    Kelis Rogers, better known mononymously as Kelis, is an American singer, songwriter and chef. Kelis achieved moderate international success with her 1999 debut album, Kaleidoscope, but left her label Virgin Records after its follow-up, Wanderland, received little sales attention and no U.S. release.
  • Kenny G Kenny G
    Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American saxophonist. His 1986 album, Duotones, brought him commercial success.
  • Krokus (band) Krokus (band)
    Krokus is a hard rock and heavy metal band from Switzerland. They enjoyed great success in North America during the 1980s.
  • La'Myia Good
    La'Myia Janae Good–Bellinger is an American and actress. Good is best known for her voice work in the blockbuster PlayStation 3 game Killzone 3 as the voice of Jammer and her work with R&B group Isyss.
  • Larry Coryell Larry Coryell
    Larry Coryell was an American jazz guitarist known as the "Godfather of Fusion".
  • Larry Young (musician)
    Larry Young was an American jazz organist and occasional pianist. Young pioneered a modal approach to the Hammond B-3. However, he did also play soul jazz, among other styles.
  • Lea Salonga Lea Salonga
    Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga, KLD, known as Lea Salonga, is a Filipina singer and actress best known for her roles in musical theatre, for supplying the singing voices of two Disney Princesses, and as a recording artist and television performer.
  • Lili Haydn Lili Haydn
    Lili Haydn is a Canadian-born rock violinist, vocalist, recording artist, and composer. As a child, she pursued a career as an actress; at age eight she discovered the violin and began to focus on classical music. By the time Haydn was fifteen, she had played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
  • Loudon Wainwright III Loudon Wainwright III
    Loudon Snowden Wainwright III is an American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor. He is the father of musicians Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, and Lucy Wainwright Roche; brother of Sloan Wainwright; and former husband of the late folksinger Kate McGarrigle. He resides in Canada.
  • Maceo Woods
    Reverend Maceo Len Woods, is an American gospel musician and noted organist, who founded, Christian Tabernacle Church. He started his music career, in 1954, with the release of, Amazing Grace, that was released by Vee-Jay Records.
  • Manfred Mann's Earth Band Manfred Mann's Earth Band
    Manfred Mann's Earth Band are an English rock band formed by South African musician Manfred Mann. The band's hits include covers of Bruce Springsteen's "For You", "Blinded by the Light" and "Spirit in the Night".
  • Meat Loaf Meat Loaf
    Michael Lee Aday, better known by his stage name Meat Loaf, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.
  • Melissa Manchester Melissa Manchester
    Melissa Manchester is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Since the 1970s, her songs have been carried by adult contemporary radio stations. She has also appeared as an actress on television, in films, and on stage.
  • Milli Vanilli Milli Vanilli
    Milli Vanilli was a German R&B duo from Munich. The group was founded by Frank Farian in 1988 and consisted of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus. The group's debut album Girl You Know It's True achieved international success and earned them a Grammy Award for Best New Artist on 21 February 1990.
  • Ministry (band) Ministry (band)
    Ministry is an American industrial metal band, founded in 1981 by Al Jourgensen in Chicago, Illinois. Originally a new wave synthpop outfit, Ministry changed its style to become one of the pioneers of industrial metal in the mid-1980s.
  • Misia Misia
    Misia, commonly stylized as MISIA, is a Japanese singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Nagasaki, Misia moved to Fukuoka at the age of 14 to pursue a recording career.
  • Monica (singer) Monica (singer)
    Monica Denise Brown, simply known as Monica, is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and actress. Born and raised in College Park, Georgia, she began performing as a child and became part of a traveling gospel choir at the age of ten.
  • Monty Python Monty Python
    Monty Python were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, which first aired on the BBC in 1969. Forty-five episodes were made over four series.
  • Moodswings (band) Moodswings (band)
    Moodswings is a musical duo composed of Grant Showbiz and James F.T. Hood.
  • Naughty by Nature Naughty by Nature
    Naughty by Nature is a Grammy Award-winning American hip hop trio from East Orange, New Jersey consisting of Treach, Vin Rock, and DJ Kay Gee.
  • Nerf Herder Nerf Herder
    Nerf Herder is an American rock band from Santa Barbara, California, formed in 1994 by Parry Gripp, Charlie Dennis and Steve Sherlock.
  • No Mercy (pop band)
    No Mercy are a trio originally formed in Germany by producer Frank Farian. The group consists of Marty Cintron, and twin brothers, Ariel and Gabriel Hernández.
  • Norman Connors
    Norman Connors is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and producer who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups. He also achieved several big R&B hits of the day, especially with love ballads.
  • Nova (Italian band)
    Nova was an Italian progressive rock/jazz fusion band that was formed in 1975 from members of the bands Osanna and Cervello.
  • Patti Smith Patti Smith
    Patricia Lee Smith is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
  • Paula DeAnda Paula DeAnda
    Paula Dacia DeAnda is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She first came to prominence with her first single, "Doing Too Much", which became a hit in the Southwest. She then got the opportunity to audition for Clive Davis, who signed her to Arista Records on the spot.
  • Pharoah Sanders Pharoah Sanders
    Pharoah Sanders is an American jazz saxophonist.
  • Pink (singer) Pink (singer)
    Alecia Beth Moore, known professionally as Pink, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. She was signed to her first record label with original R&B girl group Choice in 1995. The label, LaFace Records, only saw potential in Pink, offering her a solo deal. Choice disbanded in 1998.
  • Prince (musician) Prince (musician)
    Prince Rogers Nelson was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He was a musical innovator who was known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range.
  • Pushmonkey
    Pushmonkey is an American rock band from Austin, Texas. Originally known as Billy Pilgrim, they first changed their name to Mad Hatter and later to just Hatter. The band experienced minor radio success with the song "Handslide" from their self-titled album.
  • Qkumba Zoo Qkumba Zoo
    Qkumba Zoo was a dance music trio from Johannesburg, South Africa, consisting of vocalist Levannah, dancer/sculptor Tziki and musician/producer Owl. The band was originally formed by Owl and Levannah as a duo called Ocean Road.
  • Q-Tip (musician) Q-Tip (musician)
    Kamaal Ibn John Fareed, better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, singer, actor, record producer and DJ. He embarked on his music career as part of the critically acclaimed East Coast hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest.
  • Randy Brecker Randy Brecker
    Randal Edward Brecker is an American trumpeter and flugelhornist. His versatility in different musical genres has made him a sought-after player, equally accomplished in playing jazz, rock, and R&B. He has also worked as a studio player for many famous musicians.
  • Raw Silk
    Raw Silk was an American dance band, originated in New York. Raw Silk is best known for their garage-boogie song "Do It to the Music". The group consists of two Crown Heights Affair members, Ron Dean Miller and Bert Reid, and three female vocalists Jessica Cleaves, Sybil Thomas, Tenita Jordan.
  • Raydio
    Raydio was an American funk and R&B vocal group formed in 1977, by Ray Parker Jr., with Vincent Bohnam, Jerry Knight, and Arnell Carmichael.
  • Real McCoy (band) Real McCoy (band)
    Real McCoy is a famous German eurodance act that enjoyed worldwide popularity and success in the 1990s with their hit single "Another Night." The single became a Top-40 hit in multiple countries.
  • Robert Earl Keen Robert Earl Keen
    Robert Earl Keen is an American singer-songwriter and entertainer.
  • Robert Miles Robert Miles
    Roberto Concina, better known by his stage name Robert Miles, was a Swiss-born Italian record producer, composer, musician and DJ. He is best known for his composition "Children".
  • Run-D.M.C. Run-D.M.C.
    Run–D.M.C. was an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jason Mizell. Run-D.M.C. is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential acts in the history of hip hop culture.
  • Run-DMC
    Run-D.M.C. was an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jason Mizell. Run-D.M.C. is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential acts in the history of hip hop culture.
  • Rustic Overtones Rustic Overtones
    Rustic Overtones is a rock/jazz/funk band from Maine active from 1993–2002 and 2007–present. They were the first group to perform live on XM Satellite Radio, and their 2007 album Light At The End was the fastest-selling local disc ever in the state of Maine.
  • Sarah McLachlan Sarah McLachlan
    Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range, as of 2009, she had sold over 30 million albums worldwide. McLachlan's best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two Grammy Awards and four Juno Awards.
  • Shannon Curfman Shannon Curfman
    Shannon Marie Curfman is an American blues-rock guitarist and singer. She came to prominence in 1999, at the age of 14, with the release of her first album, Loud Guitars, Big Suspicions, which she recorded a year earlier.
  • Shawn Christopher
    Shawn Christopher is a female African-American house-music singer from Chicago, Illinois.
  • Simple Minds Simple Minds
    Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band that formed in Glasgow in 1977. The most commercially successful Scottish band of the 1980s, they have achieved five UK number one albums during their career and have sold over 70 million records worldwide.
  • Snap! Snap!
    Snap! are a German Eurodance group formed in 1989 by producers Michael Münzing and Luca Anzilotti. The act has been through a number of line-up changes over the years.
  • Society of Soul
    Society of Soul was a five-member R&B group with the members of Organized Noize, as well as Espraronza and Big Rube.
  • Stanley Cowell Stanley Cowell
    Stanley Cowell is an American jazz pianist and co-founder of the Strata-East Records label. He played with Roland Kirk while studying at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and later with Marion Brown, Max Roach, Bobby Hutcherson, Clifford Jordan, Harold Land, Sonny Rollins and Stan Getz.
  • Straitjacket Fits Straitjacket Fits
    Straitjacket Fits formed in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1986 and were a prominent band in the Flying Nun label's second wave of the Dunedin Sound.
  • Suzi Quatro Suzi Quatro
    Susan Kay "Suzi" Quatro is an American-born rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actress. She was the first female bass player to become a major rock star, breaking a barrier to women's participation in rock music.
  • Taylor Dayne Taylor Dayne
    Leslie Wunderman, better known by her recording and stage names Les Lee and Taylor Dayne, is an American pop and freestyle music singer-songwriter and actress. In late 1987, she scored her first major hit when her debut single "Tell It to My Heart" reached No. 7 on the Hot 100.
  • Tha' Rayne
    Tha' Rayne was an American R&B singing girl group that was formed in 2000 and disbanded in mid–2005. Tha' Rayne was a trio composed of two singing members and a DJ. The original members of the group were Yummy Bingham and Shaquana Elam, who shared lead vocals on all of the group's recordings.
  • The Alan Parsons Project The Alan Parsons Project
    The Alan Parsons Project was the collective reference to several lineups of a British progressive rock team, active between 1975 and 1990, whose rosters consisted of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson surrounded by a varying number of session musicians and some relatively consistent band members such...
  • The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band
    The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman and Gregg Allman, as well as Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson.
  • The Alpha Band
    The Alpha Band was a rock band formed in July 1976 from the remnants of Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue.
  • The Braxtons The Braxtons
    The Braxtons are singer Toni Braxton and her sisters, Traci Braxton, Towanda Braxton, Trina Braxton, and Tamar Braxton. Despite being commercially unsuccessful, the group's first single, "Good Life", led to oldest sister Toni Braxton's solo career.
  • The BusBoys The BusBoys
    The BusBoys are an American musical group known for playing rock and roll with a flavoring of soul, funk, and rhythm and blues.
  • The Doobie Brothers The Doobie Brothers
    The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band from San Jose, California. The group has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide throughout its career. The band has been active for five decades, with their biggest success occurring in the 1970s.
  • The Everly Brothers
    The Everly Brothers were an American country-influenced rock and roll duo, known for steel-string acoustic guitar playing and close harmony singing. Isaac Donald "Don" Everly and Phillip "Phil" Everly were elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.
  • The Icicle Works The Icicle Works
    The Icicle Works are an English alternative rock band and were named after the 1960 short story "The Day the Icicle Works Closed" by science fiction author Frederik Pohl. They had a top 20 UK hit with "Love Is a Wonderful Colour".
  • The Kinks The Kinks
    The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies. They are regarded as one of the most important and influential rock bands of the '60s decade.
  • The Limit
    The Limit was a 1980s musical group composed of Dutch producers Bernard Oattes and Rob van Schaik.
  • The Monkees The Monkees
    The Monkees are an American rock and pop band originally active between 1965 and 1971, with subsequent reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed.
  • The Pleasers
    The Pleasers are an English power pop group, founded in 1977 in West London/Surrey, consisting of Stephen 'Bo' Benham, Steve McNerney, Nick Powell, and Dave Rotchelle, they released five singles; one on Solid Gold Records, and four on Arista Records, however none of the singles entered the UK...
  • The Samples The Samples
    The Samples is a band formed in Boulder, CO in 1987. The band's name came from the members' early sustenance of food samples from the local King Soopers grocery store. The music has been described as "reggae influenced rock/pop" and a cross between The Police and the Grateful Dead.
  • Thompson Twins Thompson Twins
    Thompson Twins were a British pop band that formed in April 1977. Initially a new wave group, they switched to a more mainstream pop sound and achieved considerable popularity in the mid-1980s, scoring a string of hits in the United Kingdom, the United States, and around the globe.
  • Tionne Watkins
    Tionne Tenese Watkins, better known by her stage name T-Boz, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, author, and executive producer. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Watkins rose to fame in the early 1990s as the lead singer of the girl-group TLC. She has won four Grammy Awards for her work with TLC.
  • TLC (group)
    TLC is an American girl group whose original line-up consisted of Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas.
  • Tom Browne (trumpeter) Tom Browne (trumpeter)
    Tom Browne is an American jazz trumpeter, who rose to prominence first through his early work with Sonny Fortune, and scored two major hits in 1980 and 1981: the No. 1 US Billboard R&B single "Funkin' for Jamaica" and the No. 4 US R&B single, "Thighs High".
  • Toni Braxton Toni Braxton
    Toni Michelle Braxton is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, television personality, and philanthropist.
  • Tony Orlando and Dawn Tony Orlando and Dawn
    Tony Orlando and Dawn is an American pop music group that was popular in the 1970s. Their signature hits include "Candida", "Knock Three Times", "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree", and "He Don't Love You".
  • Warp 9 Warp 9
    Warp 9, a science fiction themed electro-funk and hip hop trio, best known for their influential singles "Nunk," "Light Years Away," and "Beat Wave," ranks among the most iconic groups of the electro hip hop era.
  • Whitney Houston Whitney Houston
    Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all-time. Houston is one of the best-selling music artists of all-time, with 200 million records sold worldwide.
  • Witness (American band)
    Witness was an Atlanta rock band that was signed to Arista Records in 1986 under the name Native and after changing their name, put out their self-titled debut album in 1988.
  • Zones (band)
    Zones were a Scottish power pop and new wave band founded in late 1977, following the demise of PVC2.

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