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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 24,000 greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com are listed below:

N.B. Artists from before the mid-1960s may not be as well represented in this chart, because this chart only takes into account their albums. (Before that time, singles were far more prevalent than albums).

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Rank Artist Albums   The number of albums by this artist featuring in the greatest album charts. Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album by this artist and where it ranks in the overall chart. Score   Total rank score for this artist (made up of the total rank score from all of their albums)
United Kingdom1The Beatles59Revolver (3rd)585,038
United Kingdom2Radiohead20OK Computer (1st)462,852
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd29The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)362,670
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin19Led Zeppelin IV (10th)227,070
United States5Bob Dylan59Highway 61 Revisited (20th)222,645
United Kingdom6David Bowie49The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (17th)184,128
Canada7Arcade Fire5Funeral (8th)158,920
United States8Nirvana14Nevermind (7th)150,144
United Kingdom9The Rolling Stones60Exile On Main St. (30th)148,754
United States10The Velvet Underground16The Velvet Underground And Nico (9th)133,778
United States11Pixies14Doolittle (19th)104,557
United Kingdom12The Smiths14The Queen Is Dead (21st)104,029
United Kingdom13The Clash16London Calling (14th)101,671
United States14The Beach Boys50Pet Sounds (13th)101,429
Ireland15U227The Joshua Tree (32nd)99,343
United Kingdom16The Who31Who's Next (26th)98,401
United States17Jimi Hendrix47Are You Experienced (31st)88,290
United States18Bruce Springsteen34Born To Run (42nd)87,966
Canada19Neil Young59After The Gold Rush (78th)86,859
United States20The Doors29The Doors (25th)80,892
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