n. A musician who records his/her work, often professionally, to distribute for radio airplay and for marketing.
Usage examples of "recording artist".
I know I'm not as pathetic as the most pathetic man in the world (Did he spend last night in an American recording artist's bed?
Who could we trust not to say that Barney Loomis of Bison Records had engineered the kidnapping of his own young recording artist?
Day by day she became a creature of the entertainment microverse, her music videos-yes, she was a recording artist now!
Harkness had accompanied Fuller Ballantyne on that ill-fated venture, acting as second-in-command, expedition manager and recording artist.