When I first started interviewing artists at MTV back in 2006, I maintained a list of their names so that when I was old and grey, I'd be reminded that I once interviewed a band named Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong, or The Pigeon Detectives (not even making those up, I swear). In the midst of a move, I found said list, which didn't get updated too frequently towards the later years but still pretty nostalgic to browse through nonetheless. I think there's over 300 names in there (including some tv and film peeps too).

Here it is in all it's glory:

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2Chainz

30 Seconds to Mars

Acorn, The

Adele

Alexisonfire

Almighty Defenders

Aloe Blacc

Alt J

Allison Williams

Amanda Blank

Amy Millan

Andrew W.K.

Angels and Airwaves

Angel Haze

Anjulie

Arctic Monkeys

A$AP Rocky

Asher Roth

Asteroids Galaxy Tour

Attack in Black

Au Revoir Simone

Austin Mahone

Automatic, The

Band of Horses

Beach House

Bedouin Soundclash

Beirut

Besnard Lakes

Bicycles, the

Big Boi

Big Pink

Billy Talent

Black Lips

Black Mountain

Bloc Party

Bonde do Role

Born Ruffians

Brazilian Girls

Brian Borcherdt

Brandon Flowers

Broken Social Scene

Bun B

Buraka Som Sistema

Busy P

Buzzcocks, The

Cadence Weapon

Camera Obscura

Cancer Bats

Candi Redd

Caribou

Cat Power

Cee Lo Green

Cedric the Entertainer

Chairlift

Charles Spearin

Childish Gambino

Chris Cornell

Chromeo

Ciara

Cinematics, The

City and Colour

Cliks, The

Coldplay

Comanechi

Constantines

Cribs, The

Crookes, The

CSS

Cuff the Duke

Danger Mouse

Dan Deacon

David Cronenberg

David Cross

Death Cab for Cutie

Dears, The

Devandra Banhart

Dizzee Rascal

Donald Glover

Doves

DJ Champion

Eagles of Death Metal

Editors

Ed Sheeran

Efterklang

Electric Six

Eliza Doolittle

Ellen Page

Elliott BROOD

Enemy, The

Enter Shikari

Esau Mwamwaya

Father John Misty

Feist

Femmebots

iForward, Russia!

Fiery Furnaces

Fifth Harmony

Figurines

Flaming Lips

Flobots

Flying Lotus

FM Belfast

Forward Russia!

Franz Ferdinand

Fratellis

Frieda Pinto

French Kicks

Friendly Fires

Fucked Up

Futureheads

Giana Factory

Gift, The

Girl Talk

Glasvegas

Glockenwise

Gogol Bordello

Gossip, The

Go! Team

Grizzly Bear

Grupo Fantasma

Hedrons

Henry Cavill

Here We Go Magic

Hilary Duff

Holy Fuck

Hot Club de Paris

Hot Chip

Hot Hot Heat

Icona Pop

Interpol

Islands

Jack’s Mannequin

Jack Penate

James Blunt

James Morrison

Jamie T

Japanese Motors

Jason Collett

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Jenny Lewis

Jessie Ware

Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong

Josie Ho

Julian Casablancas

Juliette Lewis

Kate Nash

Keane

Kevin Drew

Kendrick Lamar

Kid Koala

Kid Sister

Kills, The

Killers, The

Kimya Dawson

King Khan

Kings of Leon

Klaxons

Kooks, The

Kyra Sedwick

Ladyhawke

Land of Talk

Lazy Blood

Leighton Meester

Liars

Lightspeed Champion

Little Boots

Local Natives

Los Campesinos!

Long Blondes, The

Lou Doillon

Luke Evans

Lupe Fiasco

Lykke Li

M83

Mac DeMarco

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Mando Diao

Mandy Moore

Marina and the Diamonds

Matt & Kim

Matisyahu

Megababe

Metric

MGMT

M.I.A.

Mickey Rourke

Michelle Rodriguez

Miguel

Milla Jovovich

Minka Kelly

Mobile

Moneen

Morning Benders

Mr. Hudson & the Library

MSTRKRFT

Mugison

Mumford and Sons

My Morning Jacket

M. Ward

New York Dolls

N*E*R*D

Nickel Eye

No Age

Noel Gallagher

National, The

Oasis

Obie Trice

Octopus Project

Of Monsters and Men

Ohbijou

Oh No Ono

Orelha Negra

Okkervil River

OK! GO

OneRepublic

Owen Pallett

Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Palma Violets

Paloma Faith

Panic at the Disco

Paul Giamatti

Peaches

Peter Bjorn and John

Phoenix

Pipettes

Pigeon Detectives, The

Plants and Animals

Presets

Prinspolo

Protest the Hero

Pusha T

Ramesh Srivastava

Ra Ra Riot

Radioclit

Rapture, The

Razorlight

Remi Nicole

Rihanna

Robyn

Robert Pattinson

Rogue Wave

Rurual Alberta Advantage

Ryan Tedder

Rye Rye

Sam Roberts

Santigold

Saosin

Sarah Hyland 

Saturday Looks Good to Me

Savages

Sebastien Grainger

Semi Precious Weapons

Senses Fail

Shearwater

Simian Mobile Disco

Slim Thug

Soft Pack (formerly, the Muslims)

Sonic Youth

Sons & Daughters

Snookie

Spank Rock

Speech Debelle

Stars

Stephen Dorff

Steve Aoki

Strokes, The

Stills, the

Stornoway

St. Vincent

Sunshine Underground

Surfer Blood

Tanlines

Teddy Bears

Teenagers

Tegan & Sara

Thee Oh Sees

These New Puritans

Thrice

Thrills, The

Thunderheist

Tigerbombers

Tiny Masters of Today

Ting Tings, The

Tokyo Police Club

Travis Scott

Twang, The

Twin Shadow

Uffie

Uncut

Under Byen

Used, The

Vampire Weekend

Veronicas

Very Best, The

Veto

Vigins, The

Voxtrot

Wale

Walkmen, The

We are Scientists

White Lung

White Williams

Wild Beasts

Winter Gloves

Wintersleep

Wolfmother

Woodhands

Women

Wyclef Jean

The XX

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeasayer

Yoda Remote

Yo Majesty

Young Galaxy

Young Knives

You Say Party! We Say Die!

Yuck

Zoe Kravitz

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