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Here is a list of 40 artist who were discovered by other artists in their own right (as opposed to music industry people).

Who Discovered by
Akon The Fugees
Alice In Chains Sammy Hagar
Anita Ward Frederick Knight
Arthur Conley Otis Redding
Atomic Kitten Andy McClusky of OMD
Bessie Smith Ma Rainey
Bob Dylan Joan Baez
Carly Rae Jepsen Justin Bieber
Dorothy Squires Charlie Kunz
Ed Sheeran Jamie Foxx
Eminem Dr Dre
5 Seconds of Summer One Direction
Frank Sinatra Harry James
Iyaz Sean Kingston
James Taylor Paul McCartney
Jimi Hendrix Chas Chandler (Animals)
John Legend KanYe West (Ye now)
Joni Mitchell David Crosby
Just Jack Chas Smash from Madness
Justin Bieber Usher
Karel Fialka Tim Hart of Steeleye Span
Kriss Kross Jermaine Dupri
Lady Gaga Akon
Mary Hopkin Twiggy
Nicki Minaj Lil Wayne
Nirvana Sonic Youth
Oleta Adams Tears for Fears
Panic! at the Disco Fall Out Boy
Pitbull Lil Jon
Rihanna Jay-Z
Rita Ora Jay-Z
Rod Stewart Long John Baldry
Rolling Stones George Harrison
Rumer Burt Bacharach
Rush Kiss
Skid Row Bon Jovi
The Vapours Bruce Foxton of The Jam
The Weeknd Drake
Tom Browne Lonnie Liston Smith
Van Halen Gene Simmons (from Kiss)