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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 15,000 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 States181Tori Amos18Little Earthquakes (371st)9,672
United States182Death Cab For Cutie10Transatlanticism (331st)9,642
United Kingdom183Boards Of Canada9Music Has The Right To Children (258th)9,613
United Kingdom184The Jesus and Mary Chain8Psychocandy (229th)9,582
United States185Grizzly Bear7Veckatimest (300th)9,252
United States186Tom Petty19Full Moon Fever (556th)8,923
France187Air8Moon Safari (225th)8,886
United States188The Decemberists9The Crane Wife (513th)8,693
United States189TV On The Radio6Dear Science, (322nd)8,692
United States190Kendrick Lamar5Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (205th)8,652
United Kingdom191Richard David James18Selected Ambient Works 85-92 (364th)8,645
United Kingdom192The xx2xx (200th)8,638
United States193Mark Kozelek17Down Colorful Hill (607th)8,480
United States194Billy Joel20The Stranger (308th)8,414
United States195Violent Femmes10Violent Femmes (212th)8,282
United States196Dinosaur Jr.12You're Living All Over Me (339th)8,277
United States197Swans23The Seer (568th)8,128
United States198Faith No More10Angel Dust (346th)8,092
United Kingdom199T. Rex16Electric Warrior (278th)8,030
United States200Eels15Electro-Shock Blues (477th)7,984
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