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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 23,000 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 States61Jeff Buckley7Grace (43rd)36,312
United States62Guns N' Roses9Appetite For Destruction (63rd)35,960
United States63Stevie Wonder33Songs In The Key Of Life (134th)35,506
Canada64Rush34Moving Pictures (156th)35,315
Iceland65Björk 19Homogenic (147th)35,278
United States66Green Day17American Idiot (126th)35,001
United Kingdom67Blur12Parklife (148th)34,786
United States68Kendrick Lamar7Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (106th)34,367
United Kingdom69The Kinks47The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (159th)34,329
United States70Marvin Gaye30What's Going On (56th)34,161
United Kingdom71Kate Bush12Hounds Of Love (125th)34,146
United States72John Coltrane58A Love Supreme (100th)34,138
United States73Beck16Odelay (162nd)33,773
United Kingdom74Portishead5Dummy (78th)33,326
United States75Pavement12Slanted & Enchanted (137th)33,104
United States76Simon And Garfunkel19Bridge Over Troubled Water (113th)32,598
United States77Queens Of The Stone Age7Songs For The Deaf (121st)32,524
United States78Frank Zappa94Hot Rats (260th)32,506
Canada79Joni Mitchell25Blue (98th)32,310
United States80Television4Marquee Moon (50th)31,571
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