List of former Warner Bros. Records artists


List of former Warner Bros. Records artists

This is a list of artists who used to record for Warner Bros. Records.
Listed in parentheses are names of Warner Bros. affiliated labels, under which the artist recorded.

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A

* A-ha
* Above the Law (Ruthless/Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Abandoned Pools (Extasy International/Warner Bros.)
* Al B. Sure!
* John Anderson (Warner Bros. Nashville, Raybaw)
* Laurie Anderson
* Anthony and the Camp
* Aphex Twin (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Apollonia 6
* Ashford & Simpson
* The Association
* Atlantic Starr
* A-Town Players (Premeditated/Warner Bros.)
* The Avalanches
* Aztec Camera

B

* The B-52s
* David Ball
* Bad Brains (Maverick/Warner Bros.)
* Badfinger
* Bandana (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* The Bantams
* Baxter (Maverick/Warner Bros.)
* Beau Brummels
* Beaver & Krause
* Bee Gees (US & Canada)
* The Bellamy Brothers (Curb/Warner Bros.)
* George Benson
* Frankie Beverly
*Billy Hill (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Biohazard
* Biz Markie (Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros.)
* Black Sabbath (US & Canada)
* B.M.O.C (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Body Count (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Boom Crash Opera
* Bootsy's Rubber Band
* Brougham
* Bronx Style Bob (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Debby Boone
* Chad Brock (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Jocelyn Brown
* Julie Brown (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Shannon Brown (musician) (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Harold Budd (Opal/Warner Bros.)
* Burning Spear (Slash/Warner Bros.)
* Da Bush Babees
* Edd Byrnes

C

* John Cale
* Tevin Campbell (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* Jim Carroll (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* James Carter
* Eliza Carthy
* Shaun Cassidy
* Casserine
* Peter Cetera
* Ray Charles (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* Cheap Trick
* Cher
* Ingrid Chavez (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Chic
* Chicago
* China Crisis
* Jane Child
* Chino XL
* Cibo Matto
* Citizen King
* Petula Clark
* Cleopatra (Maverick/Warner Bros.)
* Climax Blues Band
* George Clinton (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Club Nouveau
* Anita Cochran
* The Collectors
* Alice Coltrane
* Paula Cole (Imago/Warner Bros.)
* Bootsy Collins
* Control Freq (F-111/Warner Bros.)
* Ry Cooder
* Elizabeth Cook (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Cool for August
* Alice Cooper
* Cornershop (Luaka Bop/Warner Bros.)
* Bill Cosby
* Elvis Costello
* Joanna Cotten
* Randy Crawford
* Crawford/West (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Christopher Cross
* Julee Cruise
* The Cure (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Billy Ray Cyrus (Warner Bros. Nashville/Curb/Word)

D

* Aja Daashuur (Extasy International/Warner Bros.)
* D-A-D
* Dale (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Damn Yankees
* Dana Dane (Maverick/Sire/Warner Bros.)
* James Darren
* Carole Davis
* Miles Davis
* Laura Dawn (Extasy International/Warner Bros.)
* Danielle Dax (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Morris Day (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* El DeBarge
* Deep Purple
* Iris Dement
* Deodato
* The Derailers (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Devo
* Manu Dibango (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Dick & Dee Dee
* Dio (US and Canada)
* Dire Straits (US)
* D-Knowledge (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* The D.O.C. (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Thomas Dolby (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Donald D (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Dr. John
* Doobie Brothers
* Lamont Dozier
* Dusty Drake (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* (Sire/Giant/Warner Bros.)
* George Duke
* Jimmy Durante

E

* Earth, Wind & Fire
* Steve Earle (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Carmen Electra (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Electronic
* Brian Eno (Opal/Warner Bros.)
* Erasure (Maverick/Warner Bros.)
* Euge Groove
* Everlast
* Everly Brothers
* Everything But the Girl (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Eric Hutchinson

F

* Faces
* Failure (Slash/Warner Bros.)
* Falco (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* The Family (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Perry Farrell
* Faze Action (F-111/Warner Bros.)
* Bryan Ferry (E.G./Warner Bros.) (US and Canada)
* Jerry Fielding
* Flame (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Béla Fleck
* Five (Festival Mushroom/Warner Bros.)
* Fleetwood Mac
* John Fogerty
* Steve Forbert
* The Forester Sisters (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* 4 Non Blondes
* The Four Seasons
* Fourplay
* Michael Franks
* Funkadelic
* Nelly Furtado (Festival Mushroom/Warner Bros. 2000-2007: Dreamworks - 2000-2005)

G

* Gang of Four
* Greg Garing (Paladin/Revolution/Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Kenny Garrett
* Djivan Gasparyan (Opal/Warner Bros.)
* Timmy Gatling (Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.)
* Amanda Ghost
* Gina G (Eternal/Warner Bros.)
* Glorified Magnified (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Gods Child (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* Good Question (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Larry Graham
* Green Velvet (F-111/Warner Bros.)
* Grateful Dead
* Dave Grusin
* Vince Guaraldi
* Arlo Guthrie
* Gwen Guthrie
* Jasmine Guy

H

* Alex Haley
* Bill Haley & His Comets
* Hard Meat
* George Harrison (Dark Horse/Warner Bros.)
* Jon Hassell
* Ofra Haza (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Eddie Hazel
* Hesher
* Herbie Hancock
* Hiroshima (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* Greg Holland (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* The House Band
* Hugo Largo (Opal/Warner Bros.)
* Hues Corporation
* Hüsker Dü

I

* Ice-T (Sire/Warner Bros. Records)
* Incorporated Thang Band
* James Ingram

J

* Paul Jabara
* Milt Jackson (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* Jade (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Jaheim
* Bob James
* Boney James
* Jane's Addiction
* Al Jarreau
* The Jesus and Mary Chain
* Antonio Carlos Jobim
* Jill Jones (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Quincy Jones (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* Jeremy Jordan (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Jovonn
* Joy Division (Quest/Warner Bros.) (US & Canada)
* The Judybats (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Jungle Brothers

K

* Madleen Kane
* Tara Kemp (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Chaka Khan
* The Anita Kerr Singers
* Kid Capri (Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros.)
* Kid Creole and the Coconuts (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Kidneythieves (Extasy International/Warner Bros.)
* King Crimson (E.G./Warner Bros) (US and Canada)
* Sam Kinison
* Rahsaan Roland Kirk
* Earl Klugh
* Kool G Rap & DJ Polo (Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros.)
* Kraftwerk
* K-Yze

L

* Ladysmith Black Mambazo
* Laid Back (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Daniel Lanois
* k.d. lang (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Nicolette Larson
* Leschea
* Less Than Jake (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Jerry Lee Lewis (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Little Feat
* Little Indian (Premeditated/Warner Bros.)
* Little Texas (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Jeff Lorber
* Los Lobos (Slash/Warner Bros.)
* Love De-Luxe
* Lauren Lucas (Warner Bros. Nashville)

M

* Madonna (Warner Bros - 1982-1991, 1997-2009: Maverick - 1992-2004; Sire - 1982-1995)
* Mika (Festival Mushroom/Warner Bros., "Life In Cartoon Motion" album only)
* M2M
* Marion Raven
* Marit Larsen
* M (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Madhouse (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Major Figgas (Ruffnation/Warner Bros.)
* Miriam Makeba
* Malo
* Howie Mandel
* Marley Marl (Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros.)
* The Marketts
* Steve Martin
* Martini Ranch (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Curtis Mayfield
* Mazarati (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* M.C. Shan (Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros.)
* Mac McAnally (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Lila McCann (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* The McCarters (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Neal McCoy (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Michael McDonald
* Kate and Anna McGarrigle
* Maureen McGovern
* Loreena McKennitt
* Rod McKuen
* Christine McVie
* Brad Mehldau
* Tim Mensy (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Mephisto Odyssey
* Merlin (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Mest (Maverick/Warner Bros.)
* Pat Metheny
* Georgia Middleman (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Bette Midler
* Dennis Miller
* Lance Miller
* Ministry
* Robert Mirabal
* Chad Mitchell
* Modern Jazz Quartet
* Moloko
* Monie Love
* John Michael Montgomery (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Billy Montana (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Van Morrison
* Morrissey (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* M.O.T. (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Mr. Bungle
* Maria Muldaur
* My Bloody Valentine (Sire/Warner Bros.)

N

* Napoleon XIV
* Bob Newhart
* Randy Newman
* Joe Nichols
* Nightmare of You (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* The Notting Hillbillies

O

* Ric Ocasek (Maverick/Warner Bros.)
* Maura O'Connell
* Mark O'Connor (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Oingo Boingo (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Olive (Maverick/Warner Bros.)
* Ondar
* One 2 One
* Outloud

P

* Tommy Page (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Paul Parker (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Peter, Paul & Mary
* Tom Petty
* Porno for Pyros
* The Premiers
* The Pretenders
* Dory Previn
* Primal Scream (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Prince
* Program 2 (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* James Prosser (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Richard Pryor
* Public Image Limited
* Pudgee tha Phat Bastard (Giant/Warner Bros.)

R

* Gilda Radner
* Radio Active Cats
* Bonnie Raitt
* Ramones (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Raw Breed
* Red Box (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Joshua Redman
* The Reese Project (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* RBX (Premeditated/Warner Bros.)
* Don Rickles
* Rockers Hi-Fi
* Janice Robinson
* Rochelle
* The Roches
* Nile Rodgers
* Rollerskate Skinny
* Wallace Roney
* Rosebud
* Rose Royce
* David Lee Roth
* The Routers
* Royalty
* Roxy Music
* David Rudder (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Todd Rundgren (Bearsville/Warner Bros.)
* Tim Ryan (Warner Bros. Nashville)

* Saafir (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* Saint Etienne
* Sandra St. Victor
* Joe Sample
* San Sebastian Strings
* Sanford-Townsend Band
* Leslie Satcher
* Saukrates
* Leo Sayer (Festival Mushroom/Warner Bros.)
* Robert Schimmel
* Ray Scott (Warner Bros. Nashville]
* Scritti Politti
* Brady Seals (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Seals and Crofts
* Dawn Sears
* S'Express (Rhythm King/Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Michael Sembello
* Sex Pistols
* Skyhooks (Mushroom/Warner Bros.)
* Sherbet (Festival Mushroom/Warner Bros.)
* Shadowfax
* Sheila E.
* Allan Sherman
* Shello (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Sherrick
* Sofia Shinas
* Bill Sims (PBS/Warner Bros.)
* The Sisters of Glory
* Sixwire (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* The Sky Kings (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Slade
* Roger Smith
* The Smiths (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Joanie Sommers
* Soul Coughing (Slash/Warner Bros.)
* Soft Cell (Festival/Warner Bros.)
* Candi Staton
* Connie Stevens
* Carl Stalling
* Mavis Staples (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Static-X
* Rod Stewart
* Paul Stookey
* Sub.bonic (Extasy International/Warner Bros.)
* Sway & King Tech (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Julia Sweeney
* Sylvester

T

* Talking Heads (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* Tamia (Qwest/Warner Bros.)
* James Taylor
* TBTBT (Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros.)
* Teen Dream
* The Three O'Clock (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)
* Thompson Twins
* Tidewater Grain (Ruffnation/Warner Bros.)
* David Van Tieghem
* Pam Tillis
* The Time
* Tin Tin (Sire/Warner Bros.)
* TKA (Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.)
* The Tokens
* Tower Of Power
* Trapt
* Traveling Wilburys (Wilbury/Warner Bros.)
* Mary Travers
* Randy Travis (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Rick Trevino (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* T. Rex
* Travis Tritt (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Roger Troutman
* Ike & Tina Turner (Loma/Warner Bros.)
* Lane Turner (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Mark Turner

U

* Ultramarine (Sire/Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Ultra Naté
* UNV (Maverick/Warner Bros.)

V

* Van Halen
* Vanity 6
* Van Dyke Parks
* Sven Väth
* V Factory
* Christina Vierra
* Violent Femmes (Slash/Warner Bros.)

W

* The Who
* Kirk Whalum
* Karyn White
* Michael White
* Hank Williams Jr. (Curb/Warner Bros.)
* Mason Williams
* Brian Wilson (Giant/Warner Bros.)
* Brad Wolf (Warner Bros. Nashville)
* Womack & Womack
* World Renown
* Gary Wright
* Steven Wright

Y

* Peter Yarrow
* Yaya³ (Loma/Warner Bros.)
* Eikichi Yazawa
* Yazoo (band) (Sire/Warner Bros.)

Z

* ZZ Top
* Zapp
* Frank Zappa

ee also

* List of current Warner Bros. Records artists
* Warner Bros. Records


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