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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 22,000 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 Kingdom41Fleetwood Mac33Rumours (34th)48,733
United States42The White Stripes9Elephant (58th)48,553
United States43Red Hot Chili Peppers16Blood Sugar Sex Magik (105th)48,058
United Kingdom44The Stone Roses6The Stone Roses (30th)46,991
United Kingdom45Black Sabbath32Paranoid (81st)46,920
United States46Sonic Youth28Daydream Nation (54th)46,395
Iceland47Sigur Rós12Ágætis Byrjun (72nd)45,716
United Kingdom48Nick Drake8Pink Moon (59th)45,040
United States49Modest Mouse13The Moon & Antarctica (95th)44,804
United States50Weezer12Weezer (The Blue Album) (82nd)44,044
United Kingdom51Genesis26Selling England By The Pound (138th)43,999
United States52Tom Waits28Rain Dogs (103rd)43,814
United States53Sufjan Stevens12Illinois (64th)43,584
United States54Wilco12Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (47th)43,327
United States55Michael Jackson20Thriller (76th)39,083
United States56The National9Boxer (128th)38,791
United States57Prince41Purple Rain (111th)37,924
Australia58AC/DC24Back In Black (87th)36,707
United States59Animal Collective18Merriweather Post Pavilion (91st)35,823
United States60Jeff Buckley7Grace (43rd)35,644
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