Rock/Pop/Soul/Rap A-List


Ab-Soul (1987– )

Aceyalone (1970– )

Action Bronson (1983– )

Actress (1979– )

Ad the Voice

Add-2 (1986– )

Adult. [2001– ]

Aesop Rock (1976– )

Africans With Mainframes

Air [1995– ]

Akrobatik [1998– ]

Damon Albarn (1968– )

Lily Allen (1985– )

Amy Allison

The Allman Brothers Band [1969–1982]

Dave Alvin (1955– )

Phil Alvin (1953– )

Amazing Rhythm Aces [1974–1981]

Aminé (1994– )

An Horse [2009– ]

Laurie Anderson (1947– )

Thomas Anderson

Anderson .Paak (1986– )

Angry Samoans [1980–1988]

The Animals [1964–1968]

Aphex Twin (1971– )

Fiona Apple (1977– )

The Apples in Stereo [1995– ]

Arca (1989– )

Arcade Fire [2004– ]

Archers of Loaf [1992–2000]

Arctic Monkeys [2005– ]

Art Brut [2005– ]

Artists United Against Apartheid [1985– ]

Atmosphere [1998– ]

Atom[TM]

The Auteurs [1993–1996]

Automato

Automator

Kevin Ayers (1945–2013)

Iggy Azalea (1990– )

Aztec Camera [1983– ]

Cardi B (1992– )

Eric B. and Rakim [1985–1992]

Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Joey Bada$$ (1995– )

Erykah Badu (1971– )

Philip Bailey (1951– )

LaVern Baker (1929–97)

Bali Baby

Eszter Balint

Balkan Beat Box

Afrika Bambaataa (1960– )

The Band [1967–1976]

Lester Bangs (1949–82)

Caterina Barbieri

MC Paul Barman

The Baseball Project [2008– ]

Basement Jaxx [1994– ]

Batida

BBU!

BbyMutha (1989– )

Be Your Own Pet [2005–2008]

The Beach Boys [1961– ]

The Beastie Boys [1984– ]

The Beatles [1960–1970]

Beats International [1990–1992]

The Beautiful South [1989– ]

Beck (1970– )

Bee Gees [1963– ]

Chris Bell (1951–78)

Nathan Bell

Belle and Sebastian [1996– ]

Brook Benton (1931–88)

Dan Bern (1959– )

Chuck Berry (1926–2017)

Beyoncé (1981– )

The B-52's [1976– ]

Bibio (1978– )

Big Audio Dynamite [1985– ]

Big Brother and the Holding Company [1965–1972]

Big Star [1971–1975]

Big Black [1983–1992]

Big Boi (1975– )

Big K.R.I.T. (1986– )

Scott H. Biram (1974– )

B.J. the Chicago Kid (1984– )

Bktherula

Black Box Recorder

Black Eyed Peas [1998– ]

Black Flag [1981–1986]

Black Moth Super Rainbow [2002– ]

Black Oak Arkansas [1970–1980]

Black Thought (1971– )

Blackalicious [1994– ]

Blake Babies [1987–1991]

Yugen Blakrok

Carsie Blanton (1985– )

Blaqstarr (1985– )

The Blasters [1980–1985]

Mary J Blige (1971– )

Blondie [1974– ]

Blu (1983– )

Blue Oyster Cult [1972– ]

Blueprint

Blur [1991– ]

Boards of Canada [1995– ]

Hamilton Bohannon (1942–2020)

Betty Boo (1970– )

Boogie Down Productions [1986–1992]

The Books [2002– ]

Boozoo Bajou

The Bottle Rockets [1993– ]

David Bowie (1947–2015)

Billy Bragg (1957– )

The Brains [1980–1982]

Brakes [2005– ]

Bran Van 3000 [1998– ]

Brand Nubian [1989– ]

Jonatha Brooke (1964– )

Brother Ali (1978– )

Brother Reade

Apollo Brown (1980– )

Bobby Brown (1969– )

Danny Brown (1981– )

James Brown (1933–2006)

Julie Brown

Roy Brown (1925– )

Ruth Brown (1928–2006)

Toni Brown (1938– )

V.V. Brown (1983– )

Buck 65 (1972– )

Buffalo Springfield [1966–1968]

The Bug

Built to Spill [1993– ]

Bullfrog

Burial

Solomon Burke (1936– )

T Bone Burnett (1948– )

Charlie Burton

Busdriver (1978– )

Kate Bush (1958– )

Jerry Butler (1939– )

Buzzcocks [1975– ]

The Byrds [1964–1973]

David Byrne (1952– )

C+C Music Factory [1990–1994]

Cabaret Voltaire [1979– ]

Cadallaca [1998– ]

John Cale (1942– )

Call Super

Robert Calvert (1945–88)

Camper Van Beethoven [1985–1990]

Can [1968– ]

Capital D

The Capricorns

Captain Beefheart (1941–2010)

Joe King Carrasco

Clarence Carter (1936– )

Peter Case (1954– )

Cee-Lo Green

The Chairmen of the Board [1969–1976]

Kasey Chambers (1976– )

James Chance

Chance the Rapper (1993– )

The Chantels [1956–1970]

Blondie Chaplin

Tracy Chapman (1964– )

Ray Charles (1930–2004)

Chubby Checker (1941– )

The Chemical Brothers [1995– ]

Neneh Cherry (1964– )

Chic [1977–1985]

Chicago Farmer

Chicks on Speed [1998– ]

Chiddy Bang

The Chi-Lites [1969–1983]

The Chills [1987– ]

Alex Chilton (1950–2010)

Chromeo [2004– ]

City Girls

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah [2005– ]

Eric Clapton (1945– )

The Clash [1976–1986]

Clem Snide [1998– ]

George Clinton (1940– )

Clipse [1999– ]

The Clovers [1948– ]

The Coasters [1956–1972]

Coathangers [2007– ]

Eddie Cochran (1938–60)

Jarvis Cocker (1963– )

Joe Cocker (1944– )

Leonard Cohen (1934–2016)

Bootsy Collins (1951– )

Shawn Colvin (1956– )

Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen [1968– ]

Common (1972– )

Company Freak

Ry Cooder (1947– )

Sam Cooke (1931–64)

Alice Cooper (1948– )

Cornershop [1995– ]

Elvis Costello (1955– )

Coulson, Dean, McGuiness, Flint

The Coup [1993– ]

Patrick Cowley (1950–82)

Coyote Poets of the Universe [2004– ]

Carl Craig (1969– )

Elysia Crampton (1986– )

The Cranberries [1993– ]

Cream [1966–1968]

Creedence Clearwater Revival [1967–1972]

Marshall Crenshaw (1953– )

Cristina (1956–2020)

Steve Cropper (1941– )

The Cucumbers [1983–2004]

CunninLynguists

CupcakKe (1997– )

Cursor Miner

Czarface

Chuck D (1960– )

Daft Punk [1995– ]

Damu the Fudgemunk (1984– )

D'Angelo (1974– )

Danger Doom

Danny! (1983– )

Terence Trent D'Arby (1962– )

Bobby Darin (1936–73)

Das Racist [2010– ]

Daughter [2003– ]

Dave (1998– )

Marie Davidson (1987– )

Kimya Dawson (1972– )

The dB's [1981– ]

The Deacons

The Dead Milkmen [1985– ]

The Dead Weather [2009– ]

DeBarge [1981–1985]

Deee-Lite [1990– ]

Deerhunter [2004– ]

Mos Def

Del The Funky Homosapien (1972– )

Delaney and Bonnie [1966–1972]

De La Soul [1987– ]

Delta 5 [1979–1981]

Deltron 3030 [2000– ]

Derek and the Dominos [1970–1972]

Desaparecidos [2001– ]

Descendents [1981– ]

Dessa (1981– )

Devo [1972– ]

DFX2

The Dictators [1974–1978]

Bo Diddley (1928–2008)

Ani DiFranco (1970– )

Digable Planets [1991– ]

Daveed Diggs (1982– )

Digital Underground [1987–1996]

Dion DiMucci (1937– )

Disappears [2009– ]

Dismemberment Plan [1995–2003]

The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy [1990–1993]

Dizzee Rascal

DJ Koze (1972– )

DJ Shadow (1973– )

DJ Spooky (1970– )

DJ Wally

D.O.A. [1980– ]

Dobie

Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band [1974–1979]

Dr. Feelgood [1971–1994]

Doechii

Anna Domino (1955– )

Fats Domino (1928–2017)

The Donnas [1998– ]

The Doors [1965–1973]

Lee Dorsey (1924–86)

Double Dee

Mike Doughty (1970– )

Downtown Science

Dr. John (1940–2019)

Dr. Yen Lo

Dramarama [1985– ]

The-Dream

Dream Warriors [1988– ]

Drexciya [1992–2002]

The Drifters [1953– ]

Drive-By Truckers [1998– ]

Ducks Deluxe [1972–1975]

Maxmillion Dunbar

Ian Dury [1942–2000]

Bob Dylan (1941– )

Sheila E. (1959– )

Open Mike Eagle (1980– )

Earth, Wind and Fire [1969– ]

Eddy Current Suppression Ring [2006– ]

Dave Edmunds (1944– )

Bernard Edwards (1953–96)

Willie Egan (1933–2004)

Elastica [1994– ]

Electric Light Orchestra [1971–1988]

Electric Six [2003– ]

Stro Elliot

Missy Elliott

El-P (1975– )

Elzhi (1979– )

The Embarrassment [1979–1990]

Eminem (1972– )

Emperor X (1979– )

En Vogue [1990– ]

Encre

Endless Boogie [2005– ]

Enemy Radio

The English Beat [1980–1983]

Brian Eno (1948– )

Epic Beard Men

Everclear [1995– ]

The Everly Brothers [1954–1973]

The Ex [1980– ]

The Faces [1969–1975]

Factory Floor

Donald Fagen (1948– )

Th' Faith Healers [1992–1994]

Marianne Faithfull (1946– )

The Falcons

The Fall [1979– ]

Fannypack [2003– ]

Justin Farren

Fashion

Fat Tony (1988– )

Fatboy Slim (1963– )

The Feelies [1980–1991]

Thomas Fehlmann (1957– )

Felt [2005– ]

R.A.P. Ferreira (1992– )

Bryan Ferry (1945– )

Lee Fields (1951– )

Fine Young Cannibals [1985–1990]

The "5" Royales [1952–1965]

Roberta Flack (1939– )

The Flamin' Groovies [1965–1979]

Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids [1970– ]

Fleetwood Mac [1968– ]

Flipper [1982– ]

A Flock of Seagulls [1982– ]

The Flying Burrito Brothers [1969– ]

John Fogerty (1945– )

Robert Forster (1957– )

Fountains of Wayne [1996– ]

Four Tops [1956– ]

Sage Francis (1977– )

Connie Francis (1938– )

Aretha Franklin (1942–2018)

Freakwater [1991– ]

Robert Fripp (1946– )

Fruit Bats [2001– ]

Fuck Buttons [2007– ]

Fucked Up [2002– ]

The Fugs [1964–1970]

Funkadelic [1970–1981]

Ezra Furman (1986– )

Future (1983– )

Jimmy G. and the Tackheads

Warren G (1971– )

Peter Gabriel (1950– )

Big Baby Gandhi

Gang of Four [1978–1984]

The Gap Band [1974– ]

Garbage [1995– ]

Taana Gardner

Terry Garthwaite (1938– )

Gasolin'

Marvin Gaye (1939–84)

Gloria Gaynor (1949– )

Morgan Geist

Lisa Germano (1958– )

Gettovetts [1988– ]

Ghostface Killah

Giant Sand [1985– ]

Steve Gibbons

Freddie Gibbs (1982– )

The Gift of Gab (1972–2021)

Girl Talk (1981– )

Girls [2009– ]

Girls Against Boys [1989– ]

Glasvegas

The Go-Betweens [1978–1989]

Gogol Bordello [1998– ]

Goodie Mob [1995– ]

Kim Gordon (1953– )

The Gothic Archies

Charlie Gracie (1936– )

Jean Grae (1976– )

Grandmaster Flash (1958– )

Grateful Dead [1965–1995]

Macy Gray (1967– )

Great Plains [1984–1987]

Al Green (1946– )

Green Day [1990– ]

The Green Seed

Ellie Greenwich (1940– )

Grieves

Tha Grimm Teachaz [2011– ]

Grin [1969–1973]

G-Side

Guns N' Roses [1986–1993]

Gypsyphonic Disko

Hail Mary Mallon [2011– ]

Bill Haley (1925–81)

Half Japanese [1980– ]

Michael Hall

Hamell on Trial [1996– ]

Handsome Boy Modeling School [1999–2004]

The Handsome Family [1994– ]

Clay Harper

Wynonie Harris (1915–69)

Debbie Harry (1945– )

P.J. Harvey (1969– )

Fuzzy Haskins (1941– )

Steve Hauschildt (1984– )

Hawkwind [1969– ]

Mayer Hawthorne

Angel Haze (1991– )

The Heartbreakers

Heartsrevolution [2008– ]

Paul Heaton (1962– )

Kieran Hebden (1980– )

Heems (1985– )

Richard Hell (1949– )

Jimi Hendrix (1942–70)

Nona Hendryx (1944– )

The Henry Clay People [2006– ]

Herman's Hermits [1964–1970]

Hi Rhythm

John Hiatt (1952– )

Dylan Hicks (1970– )

Hieroglyphic Being (1973– )

Veda Hille (1968– )

The Hives [1997– ]

The Hold Steady [2004– ]

Hole [1991– ]

The Hollies [1962– ]

Buddy Holly (1936–59)

Holy Fuck [2005– ]

Homeboy Sandman (1980– )

Patterson Hood (1964– )

Jesca Hoop (1975– )

Jon Hopkins (1979– )

Hot Chocolate [1970–1982]

Hot Chelle Rae [2009– ]

The Housemartins [1986– ]

Joe Houston

Human Switchboard [1977–1982]

Hüsker Dü [1981–1987]

Ice-T (1959– )

I'm Not a Gun

Imperial Teen [1996– ]

The Impressions [1961–1968]

The Insect Trust [1968–1970]

The Isley Brothers [1954– ]

Isolée

Jackie-O Motherfucker [2000– ]

Janet Jackson (1966– )

Michael Jackson (1958–2009)

Millie Jackson (1944– )

The Jackson Five [1966– ]

Colin James (1964– )

Jan and Dean [1958–1966]

Jane's Addiction [1987–1991]

Jason and the Scorchers [1982– ]

The Jayhawks [1986– ]

Jay-Z (1970– )

Jazz Spastiks

The J.B.'s [1972– ]

Jefferson Airplane [1965–1973]

Carly Rae Jepsen (1985– )

Jesus and Mary Chain [1985– ]

Jesus H Christ and the Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse

Joan Jett (1960– )

David Johansen (1950– )

Elton John (1947– )

Little Willie John (1937–68)

Freedy Johnston (1951– )

Joi

Grace Jones (1948– )

Marti Jones

Tom Jones (1940– )

Janis Joplin (1943–70)

Joy Division [1977–1980]

Joy of Cooking [1970–1972]

The Julie Ruin [1998– ]

Jungle Brothers [1986– ]

Mickey Jupp (1940– )

Ka (1972– )

K.A.A.N.

Stephen Kalinich

Kate NV

Katrina and the Waves [1983– ]

Thomas Jefferson Kaye

Kaytranada (1992– )

KC and the Sunshine Band [1973– ]

Ernie K-Doe (1936–2001)

Kelis (1979– )

Paul Kelly (1940– )

Alicia Keys (1981– )

Wiz Khalifa (1987– )

Kid Creole and the Coconuts [1980– ]

Kid Koala (1975– )

Kid 'n Play [1987–1993]

Killah Priest

The Killer Shrews

Killer Mike (1975– )

The Kills [2002– ]

Carole King (1942– )

King DJ

King Missile [1987– ]

The Kinks [1963– ]

The KLF [1988– ]

KMFDM [1986–1999]

K'Naan (1978– )

The Knife [2005– ]

Cheri Knight

Gladys Knight (1944– )

Kool A.D. (1983– )

Kool Moe Dee [1963– ]

Kraftwerk [1970– ]

Kris Kross [1991– ]

KRS-One (1965– )

Kruder and Dorfmeister [1993– ]

Talib Kweli

Kyle (1993– )

Labelle [1970–1977]

Lady Gaga (1986– )

Lady Sovereign (1985– )

Kendrick Lamar (1987– )

Ronnie Lane (1946–97)

Jon Langford (1958– )

Jessy Lanza

The La's [1990–1991]

The Last Poets [1970– ]

Latin Playboys [1994– ]

Latyrx

Cyndi Lauper (1953– )

Amy LaVere

Bettye Lavette (1946– )

LCD Soundsystem [2005– ]

The Leaving Trains [1984– ]

Led Zeppelin [1968–1980]

The Left [2010– ]

Jens Lekman (1981– )

Jinx Lennon (1964– )

John Lennon (1940–80)

Kim Lenz

Deke Leonard

Les Savy Fav [1999– ]

Dan Le Sac

Mac Lethal

Larry Levan (1954–92)

Jenny Lewis (1977– )

Jerry Lee Lewis (1935– )

Lifesavas [2001– ]

Lifter Puller [1997–2000]

Jimmy Liggins (1922–83)

Joe Liggins (1915–87)

Lil Dicky (1988– )

Lil Wayne (1982– )

Liliput [1980–1983]

David Lindley (1944– )

Arto Lindsay (1953– )

Liquid Todd [1999– ]

Little Anthony and the Imperials [1958– ]

Little Richard (1935–2020)

Little Simz (1994– )

Living Things

Lizzo (1988– )

L.L. Cool J (1968– )

LNS

Los Lobos [1978– ]

Local Boys [1983– ]

Nils Lofgren (1951– )

LoneLady

Roy Loney (1946–2019)

L'Orange (1991– )

Lord Echo

Love [1965–1974]

Love Child [1991– ]

Courtney Love

Love Is All [2006– ]

Lene Lovich (1949– )

The Lovin' Spoonful [1965–1968]

Andy Fairweather Low (1948– )

Nick Lowe (1949– )

Lowkey (1986– )

L7 [1985–2000]

Gary Lucas (1952– )

Ludacris

Lukah

Luna [1992–2004]

Lupe Fiasco (1981– )

Frankie Lymon (1942–68)

Lynyrd Skynyrd [1971– ]

Lyrics Born (1972– )

M People [1994– ]

Madonna (1958– )

Madvillain [2004– ]

Magnetic Fields [1989– ]

Stephen Malkmus (1966– )

Mallard

Man [1969–1977]

Manic Street Preachers [1991– ]

Manfred Mann (1940– )

Laura Marling (1990– )

Maroon

Martha [2012– ]

Martha and the Muffins [1980– ]

Martha and the Vandellas [1963–1972]

Hirth Martinez

The Marvelettes [1960–1971]

J Mascis (1965– )

Nick Mason (1945– )

Massive Attack [1991– ]

Masters of Reality [1988– ]

Maximum Joy [1979–1983]

¡Mayday! [2012– ]

Curtis Mayfield (1942–99)

Percy Mayfield (1920–84)

MC Hawking

MC Lyte

McEnroe [1999– ]

MC5 [1966–1971]

Grant McLennan (1958–2006)

Clyde McPhatter (1932–72)

Meat Purveyors [1998– ]

Megan Thee Stallion (1995– )

Mekons [1977– ]

John Mellencamp (1951– )

The Meters [1966–1977]

Metric [2003– ]

Mexstep

MF Doom (1971–2020)

M.I.A. (1975– )

George Michael (1963– )

Lee Michaels (1945– )

Bette Midler (1945– )

Mika (1983– )

Mac Miller (1992–2018)

Rhett Miller (1970– )

Milo (1992– )

Nicki Minaj (1982– )

The Minutemen [1980–1986]

The Miracles [1961– ]

The Miracles [1973–1977]

Mr. Lif (1974– )

Joni Mitchell (1943– )

Moby (1965– )

Modest Mouse [1996– ]

Mofungo [1982–1989]

The Moldy Peaches [2001– ]

The Moonglows [1951– ]

Moor Mother

Thurston Moore (1958– )

Gurf Morlix (1951– )

Giorgio Moroder (1940– )

Van Morrison (1945– )

Kassem Mosse

Motörhead [1977–2015]

The Motors [1977–1979]

Mott the Hoople [1969–1976]

Mountain Goats [1995– ]

Maria Muldaur (1943– )

Elliott Murphy (1949– )

Murs (1978– )

Ramiro Musotto

Mutamassik

Mystikal [1995– ]

Nada Surf [1996– ]

Naeem

Nas (1973– )

Kate Nash (1987– )

Rico Nasty (1997– )

The National [2001– ]

Navy Blue (1997– )

Meshell Ndegéocello (1968– )

The Neckbones [1997– ]

Nelly (1974– )

Bill Nelson (1948– )

Rick Nelson (1940–85)

NERD [2002– ]

Neu! [1972–1975]

Aaron Neville (1941– )

Art Neville (1937–2019)

Neville Brothers [1978– ]

New Order [1981– ]

New York Dolls [1971–1977]

Randy Newman (1943– )

Harry Nilsson (1941–94)

Nine Inch Nails (1989– )

9th Wonder (1975– )

Nirvana [1989–1994]

Mojo Nixon (1957– )

No Age [2007– ]

NOFX [1988– ]

Noname (1991– )

Nortec Collective

Northern State [2002– ]

Notekillers [1977–1981]

Nu Guinea

Gary Numan (1958– )

Conor Oberst (1980– )

Objekt

Oblivians [1995– ]

Oddisee (1985– )

Of Montreal [1997– ]

Ohio Players [1968– ]

Oh-OK

The O'Jays [1965– ]

Old 97's [1992– ]

Roy Orbison (1936–88)

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark [1980– ]

Organic Grooves

The Orlons [1961– ]

OutKast [1992– ]

Kassa Overall

Panjabi MC [1993– ]

Paris (1967– )

Graham Parker (1950– )

Ray Parker Jr. (1954– )

Parliament [1970–1980]

Gram Parsons (1946–73)

Party of One [2000– ]

Pavement [1990–1999]

Ann Peebles (1947– )

Paul Pena (1950–2005)

Teddy Pendergrass (1950–2010)

People Under the Stairs

The Perceptionists [2005– ]

Pere Ubu [1975– ]

Perfect Disaster [1985–1990]

Carl Perkins (1932–98)

The Pernice Brothers [1997– ]

Persian Gulf [1984–1986]

Pet Shop Boys [1986– ]

Tom Petty (1950– )

Liz Phair (1967– )

Esther Phillips (1935–84)

Sam Phillips (1962– )

Wilson Pickett (1941–2006)

Pink (1979– )

Pink Floyd [1967– ]

Pink Martini [1997– ]

Pixies [1987–1991]

A Place to Bury Strangers [2007– ]

The Plastic People of the Universe [1968– ]

Plastician

The Platters [1953– ]

Playboy Tre

P.M. Dawn [1988– ]

The Pogues [1984– ]

The Police [1977–1985]

The Ponys [2004– ]

The Pooh Sticks [1988– ]

Iggy Pop (1947– )

The Postal Service [2003– ]

Elvis Presley (1935–77)

Pretenders [1980– ]

Lloyd Price (1933–2021)

Primal Scream [1987– ]

The Primitives [1986–1989]

Prince (1958–2016)

Prince Paul (1967– )

Prinzhorn Dance School [2007– ]

The Prodigy [1991– ]

Chuck Prophet (1963– )

Eric Prydz (1978– )

The Psychedelic Furs [1980– ]

Public Enemy [1982– ]

Public Image Ltd. [1978–1983]

Pulnoc [1989– ]

Pulp [1983–2001]

Pusha T (1977– )

Pylon [1978–1983]

Q-Tip (1970– )

Queen Key (1996– )

Queen Latifah (1970– )

Radiohead [1993– ]

Raekwon (1968– )

Rainbow Arabia [2008– ]

Bonnie Raitt (1949– )

Rakaa

The Rakes

The Ramones [1976– ]

Rancid [1993– ]

Rank and File [1982–1987]

The Rapture [1999– ]

The Rascals [1965–1972]

The Raspberries [1972–1975]

The Ravens [1946–1956]

The Real McCoy [1994– ]

The Real Roxanne

Red Krayola [1967– ]

Red Lorry Yellow Lorry [1982– ]

Martha Redbone

Otis Redding (1941–67)

Lou Reed (1942–2013)

R.E.M. [1982– ]

The Replacements [1981–1991]

The Revelators

Rhymefest (1977– )

Jonathan Richman (1951– )

Amy Rigby (1959– )

Will Rigby (1956– )

Rihanna (1988– )

Rilo Kiley [2001– ]

Riton

Tom Robinson (1950– )

Robyn (1979– )

The Roches [1978– ]

Rockpile [1979–1980]

Rodan

Nile Rodgers (1952– )

The Rolling Stones [1963– ]

Linda Ronstadt (1946– )

The Roots [1993– ]

Diana Ross (1944– )

Roxy Music [1972–1983]

Royal Crescent Mob [1986– ]

Röyksopp [2001– ]

David Ruffin (1941–91)

Run the Jewels [2013– ]

Todd Rundgren (1948– )

Run-DMC [1982– ]

Rusko (1985– )

Leon Russell (1941–2016)

Saâda Bonaire

Raphael Saadiq (1966– )

Saba (1994– )

Doug Sahm (1941–99)

Saigon (1977– )

St. Lunatics [2001– ]

St. Vincent (1982– )

Dua Saleh

Salt-N-Pepa [1985– ]

Sam and Dave [1962– ]

Sa-Roc (1981– )

Savant

Nitin Sawhney (1964– )

Boz Scaggs (1941– )

Brinsley Schwarz [1969–1975]

Scissor Sisters [2004– ]

Jill Scott (1972– )

Gil Scott-Heron (1949–2011)

Scrawl [1987– ]

Scritti Politti [1982– ]

Scroobius Pip (1981– )

Sebadoh [1989– ]

The Seeds [1966– ]

Bob Seger (1945– )

Serengeti

Seven Year Bitch [1992– ]

7L and Esoteric

Sex Pistols [1976–1978]

Shad (1982– )

Shalamar [1976–1991]

The Shams [1993–1994]

Roxanne Shanté

The Shins [1999– ]

The Shirelles [1958– ]

Michelle Shocked (1962– )

Shoes [1974– ]

Deena Shoshkes

Shrimp Boat [1986–1993]

Silkworm [1992–2005]

The Silos [1985– ]

Silver Convention [1975– ]

Paul Simon (1941– )

Sir Douglas Quintet [1966–1972]

Roni Size

Skee Mask

Pipi Skid

Skyzoo (1982– )

Sleaford Mods [2007– ]

Percy Sledge (1941–2015)

The Slits [1979–1981]

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