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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 20,000 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 Beatles48Revolver (3rd)525,269
United Kingdom2Radiohead18OK Computer (1st)399,467
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd27The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)322,389
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin19Led Zeppelin IV (8th)205,859
United States5Bob Dylan57Highway 61 Revisited (19th)202,385
United Kingdom6David Bowie44The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (18th)148,241
Canada7Arcade Fire5Funeral (10th)140,339
United States8Nirvana14Nevermind (6th)138,001
United Kingdom9The Rolling Stones56Exile On Main St. (28th)135,849
United States10The Velvet Underground15The Velvet Underground And Nico (9th)120,669
United Kingdom11The Clash16London Calling (12th)94,428
United Kingdom12The Who29Who's Next (25th)92,075
United States13Pixies11Doolittle (20th)91,922
Ireland14U225The Joshua Tree (32nd)91,846
United Kingdom15The Smiths13The Queen Is Dead (22nd)90,769
United States16The Beach Boys50Pet Sounds (13th)89,619
United States17Jimi Hendrix39Are You Experienced (30th)80,831
United States18Bruce Springsteen31Born To Run (41st)78,710
Canada19Neil Young56After The Gold Rush (76th)77,861
United States20The Doors23The Doors (26th)73,865
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