recording artist

noun

: a person who performs music for recordings
famous recording artists

Examples of recording artist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Effect on Justin Bieber, Post Malone, Billie Eilish Bieber and the other two famous recording artists didn’t make or lose any money off the bogus music festival. Jay Weaver, Miami Herald, 14 Feb. 2024 Hot 100 – becoming her first top 40 hit as a recording artist – with 36.8 million radio audience impressions (up 2%), 5.7 million U.S. streams (up 24%), and 2,000 downloads sold (up 124%). Xander Zellner, Billboard, 13 Feb. 2024 Although Usher is headlining the Super Bowl Halftime Show this year, there are other recording artists performing throughout the Big Game. Rudie Obias, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Feb. 2024 Country artist Pam Tillis plays herself and Curb recording artist Lee Brice plays Lamont Johnson. Jaden Thompson, Variety, 5 Feb. 2024 Swift now holds second place overall, while Presley’s 67 weeks leave him sitting at second among solo recording artists and third place overall. Shania Russell, EW.com, 1 Jan. 2024 Finally, Justin Timberlake’s return as a solo recording artist could net him a 27th top 40 appearance on the U.K. singles tally. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 30 Jan. 2024 This year was no exception: nearly 65 percent of the 164 listed recording artists on the Hot 100 tracks are men, along with 94 percent of the 217 producers and about 80 percent of the 441 songwriters. Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone, 30 Jan. 2024 Bayless went on to enjoy a successful 30-year career as both a concert and recording artist and composer. Staff and Wire Reports, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Recording artist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recording%20artist. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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