Division Team City/Area Stadium Founded [1] Joined Head Coach American Football Conference East Buffalo Bills Orchard Park, NY Ralph Wilson Stadium 1 Oct 28, 1959 (AFL) 1970 Chan Gailey Miami Dolphins Miami Gardens, FL Sun Life Stadium Aug 16 1965 (AFL) 1970 Tony Sparano New England Patriots Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium Nov 22, 1959 (AFL) 1970 Bill Belichick New York Jets East Rutherford, NJ New Meadowlands Stadium Aug 14, 1959 (AFL) 1970 Rex Ryan North Baltimore Ravens Baltimore, MD M&T Bank Stadium Feb 9, 1996 1996 2 John Harbaugh Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati, OH Paul Brown Stadium May, 23, 1967 (AFL) 1970 Marvin Lewis Cleveland Browns Cleveland, OH Cleveland Browns Stadium June 4, 1944 (AAFC) 1950 2 Eric Mangini Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Field July 8, 1933 1933 Mike Tomlin South Houston Texans Houston, TX Reliant Stadium Oct 6, 1999 2002 Gary Kubiak Indianapolis Colts * Indianapolis, IN Lucas Oil Stadium Jan 23, 1953 1953 Jim Caldwell Jacksonville Jaguars Jacksonville, FL EverBank Field Nov 30, 1993 1995 Jack Del Rio Tennessee Titans * Nashville, TN LP Field Aug 14, 1959 (AFL) 1970 Jeff Fisher West Denver Broncos Denver, CO Invesco Field at Mile High Aug 14, 1959 (AFL) 1970 Josh McDaniels Kansas City Chiefs * Kansas City, MO Arrowhead Stadium Aug 14, 1959 (AFL) 1970 Todd Haley Oakland Raiders * Oakland, CA Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Jan 30, 1960 (AFL) 1970 Tom Cable San Diego Chargers * San Diego, CA Qualcomm Stadium Aug 14, 1959 (AFL) 1970 Norv Turner National Football Conference East Dallas Cowboys Arlington, TX Cowboys Stadium Jan 28, 1960 1960 Jason Garrett (interim) New York Giants East Rutherford, NJ New Meadowlands Stadium Aug 1, 1925 1925 Tom Coughlin Philadelphia Eagles Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field July 8, 1933 1933 Andy Reid Washington Redskins * Landover, MD FedEx Field July 9, 1932 1932 Mike Shanahan North Chicago Bears * Chicago, IL Soldier Field 1919 Sept 17, 1920 Lovie Smith Detroit Lions * Detroit, MI Ford Field 1929 July 12, 1930 Jim Schwartz Green Bay Packers Green Bay, WI Lambeau Field 1919 Aug 27, 1921 Mike McCarthy Minnesota Vikings Minneapolis, MN Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Jan 28, 1960 1961 Leslie Frazier (interim) South Atlanta Falcons Atlanta, GA Georgia Dome June 30, 1965 1966 Mike Smith Carolina Panthers Charlotte, NC Bank of America Stadium Oct 26, 1993 1995 John Fox New Orleans Saints New Orleans, LA Louisiana Superdome Nov 1, 1966 1967 Sean Payton Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa, FL Raymond James Stadium April 24, 1974 1976 Raheem Morris West Arizona Cardinals * Glendale, AZ University of Phoenix Stadium 1898 Sept 17, 1920 Ken Whisenhunt St. Louis Rams * St. Louis, MO Edward Jones Dome Feb 12, 1937 1937 Steve Spagnuolo San Francisco 49ers San Francisco, CA Candlestick Park June 4, 1944 (AAFC) 1950 Mike Singletary Seattle Seahawks Seattle, WA Qwest Field June 4, 1974 1976 Pete Carroll MLB rank U.S. rank Metropolitan area Team name Team home area Metro size 1 1 New York metropolitan area Yankees Bronx, New York City 19,069,796 1 1 New York metropolitan area Mets Queens, New York City 19,069,796 2 2 Los Angeles metropolitan area Angels Anaheim, California 12,874,797 2 2 Los Angeles metropolitan area Dodgers Los Angeles, California 12,874,797 3 3 Chicago metropolitan area Cubs Chicago, Illinois 9,580,567 3 3 Chicago metropolitan area White Sox Chicago, Illinois 9,580,567 4 4 Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area Rangers Arlington, Texas 6,447,615 5 5 Delaware Valley Phillies Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5,968,252 6 6 Greater Houston Astros Houston, Texas 5,867,489 7 — Greater Toronto Area Blue Jays Toronto, Ontario 5,623,500 8 7 South Florida metropolitan area Marlins Miami Gardens, Florida 5,547,051 9 8 Washington Metropolitan Area Nationals Washington, D.C. 5,476,241 10 9 Atlanta metropolitan area Braves Atlanta, Georgia 5,475,213 11 10 Greater Boston Red Sox Boston, Massachusetts 4,588,680 12 11 Metro Detroit Tigers Detroit, Michigan 4,403,437 13 12 Phoenix metropolitan area Diamondbacks Phoenix, Arizona 4,364,094 14 13 San Francisco Bay Area Athletics Oakland, California 4,317,853 14 13 San Francisco Bay Area Giants San Francisco, California 4,317,853 15 15 Seattle metropolitan area Mariners Seattle, Washington 3,407,848 16 16 Minneapolis – Saint Paul Twins Minneapolis, Minnesota 3,269,814 17 17 San Diego metropolitan area Padres San Diego, California 3,053,793 18 18 Greater St. Louis Cardinals St. Louis, Missouri 2,828,990 19 19 Tampa Bay Area Rays St. Petersburg, Florida 2,747,272 20 20 Baltimore Metropolitan Area Orioles Baltimore, Maryland 2,690,886 21 21 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO MSA Rockies Denver, Colorado 2,552,195 22 22 Pittsburgh metropolitan area Pirates Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2,354,957 23 24 Cincinnati – Northern Kentucky metropolitan area Reds Cincinnati, Ohio 2,171,896 24 26 Greater Cleveland Indians Cleveland, Ohio 2,091,286 25 29 Kansas City Metropolitan Area Royals Kansas City, Missouri 2,067,585 26 39 Milwaukee metropolitan area Brewers Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1,559,667 Step Up 2 the Streets Soundtrack . Eminem A protégé of Dr. Dre, rapper Eminem emerged in 1999 as one of the most controversial rappers to ever grace the genre. Using his biting wit and incredible skills to vent on everything from his unhappy childhood to his contempt for the mainstream media, his success became the biggest crossover... Tags: when im gone, wheres the rehab album, white rapper, wigger Pussycat Dolls Founded by choreographer Robin Antin in 1995, the Pussycat Dolls began as a burlesque dance revue based in Los Angeles, spawned a second revue in Las Vegas, grew into an A-list phenomena with a revolving cast of guest celebrities, and eventually became a recording act with a number one dance hit.... Tags: robin antin, rock, sexy, smokin cats, u Linkin Park Old-school hip-hop, traditional classic rock, and spooling electronic vibes were the initial factors behind the building of the alternative metal quintet, Linkin Park. 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Rihanna Since the turn of the century, every American summer has seemed to produce one or two Caribbean-styled dance-pop hit sensations, and the summer of 2005 was no different, as the relentless dancehall-lite booming rhythms of Rihanna's "Pon de Replay" seemed as omnipresent as sunshine. Like Daddy... Tags: she really should be famo, shut up and drive, soul, ss, sss, struck&stuck, thanks, the sexy looking are alwa, umbrella, umbrella ella ella, wawa, weridenotrihanna, whatever u&8217re saying, yoyoy 50 Cent In many ways the ideal East Coast hardcore rapper, 50 Cent endured substantial obstacles throughout his young yet remarkably dramatic life before becoming in early 2003 the most discussed figure in rap, if not pop music in general. Following an unsuccessful late-'90s run at mainstream success... Akon Aliaune Thiam -- aka Akon -- grew up in Senegal before he and his family (including his father, jazz percussionist Mor Thiam) eventually settled in New Jersey. 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In its own way, it was a reaction against the pompous art rock and lumbering arena rock of the early '70s. AC/DC's rock was minimalist -- no matter how huge and bludgeoning the guitar chords were,... Snoop Dogg As the embodiment of '90s gangsta rap, Snoop Dogg blurred the lines between reality and fiction. Introduced to the world through Dr. Dre's The Chronic, Snoop quickly became the most famous star in rap, partially because of his drawled, laconic rhyming and partially because the violence that his... Michael Jackson Michael Jackson was unquestionably the biggest pop star of the '80s, and certainly one of the most popular recording artists of all time. In his prime, Jackson was an unstoppable juggernaut, possessed of all the tools to dominate the charts seemingly at will: an instantly identifiable voice,... Rakim Although he never became a household name, Rakim is near-universally acknowledged as one of the greatest MCs -- perhaps the greatest -- of all time within the hip-hop community. It isn't necessarily the substance of what he says that's helped him win numerous polls among rap fans in the... Del The Funky Homosapien Cousin of renowned gangster rapper Ice Cube, Del tha Funkee Homosapien (real name Teren Delvon Jones) was born in Oakland, CA, on August 12, 1972, and got his start with Ice Cube's backing band, da Lench Mob. But Del's rap isn't as grim or violent as Ice Cube's is, in fact, he's been known to... Tags: hieroglyphics Shakira After achieving superstardom throughout Latin America, Colombian-born Shakira became Latin pop's biggest female crossover artist since Jennifer Lopez broke down the doors to English-language success. Noted for her aggressive, rock-influenced approach, Shakira maintained an extraordinary degree of... 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Shelby Lynne By the time Shelby Lynne won her Best New Artist Grammy, she'd already completed six albums, and had over a decade of recording experience under her belt. Yet in a way, the award was appropriate, since I Am Shelby Lynne was the album that finally found her taking control of her music, following... John Cena John Cena broke in on the ground floor of professional wrestling, and before he was through, he took it to the mat. The West Newbury, MA, native and college football star (he was an All-American center at Division III Springfield College) made his WWE debut in 2002, and eventually made his bones... Tags: bad, hip-hop artists, hotties, hunky, john cena, rap, rap artists, raw, wannabe., wrestling, wwe, wwf Guru Rapper/composer Guru (real name Keith Elam) first rose to prominence as the "lyrical half" of the hip-hop duo Gang Starr, one of the first outfits that attempted to fuse jazz with rap. 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Crazy Frog Originally known as "the Annoying Thing," the helium-voiced, bluish-gray, anatomically correct CGI lump Crazy Frog became a pop culture epidemic in Europe and especially the U.K., with ringtones, TV commercials, pop songs, and other forms of (over)exposure. Though Crazy Frog mania began its... Tags: annoying music, cheese pop, crazy frog, good, its cool, pop, rock, very goooooooooooooood Slipknot Slipknot's mix of grinding, post-Korn alternative metal, Marilyn Manson-esque neo-shock rock, and rap-metal helped make them one of the most popular bands in the so-called nu-metal explosion of the late '90s. But even more helpful was their theatrical, attention-grabbing image: the band always... 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Tags: buck, cashvill, dirtty south, durrty south, rap, sawty Nifelheim Nifelheim was forged upon the anvil of wrath in the the year 1990 by Tyrant, Helbutcher and Demon. Already at this point the band played pure Black Metal in the way of the old cult with black leather, spikes and chains, And made songs like Unholy death, Satanic sacrifice, Sodomizer etc.... Pink Floyd Pink Floyd is the premier space rock band. Since the mid-'60s, their music relentlessly tinkered with electronics and all manner of special effects to push pop formats to their outer limits. At the same time they wrestled with lyrical themes and concepts of such massive scale that their music has... Tags: classic rock, comfortably numb, david gilmour, dsotm, innovative, nick mason, pink floyd, psychedelic, roger waters, syd barrett, symphonic, time, wizard of oz Bon Jovi Few bands embodied the era of pop-metal like Bon Jovi. By merging Def Leppard's loud but tuneful metal with Bruce Springsteen's working-class sensibilities, the New Jersey-based quintet developed an ingratiatingly melodic and professional variation of hard rock -- one that appealed as much to... Jonas Brothers New Jersey siblings Joseph, Kevin, and Nicholas Jonas craft hook-filled power pop anthems in the vein of the Ramones, Hanson, and the Modern Lovers. The young East Coast natives -- as of 2006 the trio topped out at 16, 17, and 13, respectively -- were reared in the city of Wyckoff under the... Tags: douche bags, nick, nick is ugly, not hot at all, pop, pop/rock, posers, possers, power pop, psp, ramones, rock/pop, sexy, so cute, tambourine, think they are the ramone Iron Maiden Known for such powerful hits as "Two Minutes to Midnight" and "The Trooper," Iron Maiden was and is one of the most influential bands of the heavy metal genre. The often-imitated band existed for over 20 years, pumping out wild rock similar to Judas Priest. Iron Maiden has always been an... Disney Already one of the most popular family and children's film companies, Disney entered the music industry in 1949 with the formation of the Walt Disney Music Company, which published the music from the studio's films, beginning with the following year's Cinderella. In the '50s, Disney also... Queen Few bands embodied the pure excess of the '70s like Queen. Embracing the exaggerated pomp of prog rock and heavy metal, as well as vaudevillian music hall, the British quartet delved deeply into camp and bombast, creating a huge, mock-operatic sound with layered guitars and overdubbed vocals.... Tags: aids, arena rock, bohemian rhapsody, hiv, queen, queen magic, rock, waynes world Modern Talking The German dance-pop duo Modern Talking was formed in Berlin in early 1983 by Dieter Bohlen, then a composer and producer employed by the Intersong label; teaming with vocalist Thomas Anders, they soon began work on their first single, 1984's "You're My Heart, You're My Soul." Modern Talking's... Tags: dieter bohlen, german dance music, in the garden of venus, modern talking, techno, thomas anders A.R. Rahman Since Roja hit movie screens in South India in 1992, A.R. Rahman has been redefining the country's widely popular film music. Generally regarded as the finest Indian film composer of his time (and certainly the most commercially successful), Rahman produced music for nearly 35 wide-screen... Tags: a.r. rahman, bombay, indian pop, pop, r&b & soul, roja Johnny Cash Johnny Cash was one of the most imposing and influential figures in post-World War II country music. With his deep, resonant baritone and spare, percussive guitar, he had a basic, distinctive sound. Cash didn't sound like Nashville, nor did he sound like honky tonk or rock & roll. He created his... Tags: alt-country, america, cash, classic rock, country, folk, hurt, indie, jeanette, johnny cash, legend, parsadanian, rock, singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige When her debut album, What's the 411?, hit the street in 1992, critics and fans alike were floored by its powerful combination of modern R&B with an edgy rap sound that glanced off of the pain and grit of Mary J. Blige's Yonkers, NY, childhood. Called alternately the new Chaka Khan or new Aretha... Tags: drama, hip, hip-hop, hop-hop, i like this., lovers rock, mary, mary j, mary j blige, music, r& b, r&b, rap, soul, 411 Webbie Baton Rouge native Webster "Webbie" Gradney, Jr.'s brash and street-smart style was influenced by the early No Limit and Cash Money releases that were creeping out of nearby New Orleans and the classic West Coast sound of Snoop Dogg and Eazy-E. Webbie was only eight when his mother died of... Black Eyed Peas Positive messages and breakdancing are integral parts of hip-hop culture, but by 1990 those elements had been temporarily eclipsed by the tough gangsta image and bleak but compelling lyrics of West Coast groups like N.W.A. However, despite sharing a zip code, Black Eyed Peas' vision goes beyond... Red Hot Chili Peppers Few rock groups of the '80s broke down as many musical barriers and were as original as the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Creating an intoxicating new musical style by combining funk and punk rock together (with an explosive stage show, to boot), the Chili Peppers spawned a slew of imitators in their... Tags: ardcadium, chili, chili peppers, chilli, chilli peppers, funk, rhcp, rock, stadium, zzzzzzzzz T-Pain Tallahassee-based MC and vocalist T-Pain (born Faheem Najm) came up in a rap group called Nappy Headz but went pro as a solo R&B artist after he recorded "I'm F**ked Up," a personal take on Akon's Top Ten hit "Locked Up." Akon heard the track and took T-Pain under his wing with a contract on his... Tags: dread locks, hip-hop, t-pain, t-pain and kandi, what son alessandro geo j start learning piano at ten years, after buy my first synth "roland juno106" and start make electronic music (early 80's),momently j play with the band blogside and alone as oscillator.my discographie is realy varied becouse j change in the years a lots of electronic style and names(... Tags: brain dance, braindance Amy Winehouse Fresh from her triumphant performance at the Brits where she picked up the British Female Solo Artist award, Amy Winehouse has her much anticipated new single, ”Back To Black”, released on April 16th through Island Records. The single is the title track from Amy’s stunning album “Back To Black”,... Daddy Yankee As the urban regional style of Latin music heated up in the mid-2000s, spearheaded by the burgeoning reggaeton sound, Daddy Yankee above all led the charge, selling hundreds of thousands of CDs in the wake of his international breakthrough hit, "Gasolina." The reggaeton star enjoyed success not... Tags: daddy yankee, hip hop, hiphop, latin, reggaeton, yankee Guns N' Roses At a time when pop was dominated by dance music and pop-metal, Guns N' Roses brought raw, ugly rock & roll crashing back into the charts. They were not nice boys; nice boys don't play rock & roll. 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