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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)
Canada101Godspeed You! Black Emperor6Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (129th)24,915
Australia102Tame Impala5Lonerism (113th)24,660
Australia103Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds20The Boatman's Call (422nd)24,559
United Kingdom104Iron Maiden25The Number Of The Beast (261st)24,198
United Kingdom105Talk Talk13Spirit Of Eden (191st)23,872
United States106Charles Mingus29The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (155th)23,796
United States107LCD Soundsystem 5Sound Of Silver (135th)23,540
Canada108Leonard Cohen23Songs Of Leonard Cohen (185th)23,500
United Kingdom109Gorillaz7Demon Days (143rd)23,008
United States110Nas12Illmatic (89th)22,936
United Kingdom111P.J. Harvey11Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea (299th)22,872
United States112The Killers7Hot Fuss (133rd)22,719
United Kingdom113Dire Straits13Brothers In Arms (219th)22,638
United States114Ramones20Ramones (148th)22,607
United States115Eminem12The Marshall Mathers LP (175th)22,594
Germany116Can18Tago Mago (177th)22,197
United States117Paul Simon19Graceland (120th)22,170
United Kingdom118Brian Eno42Another Green World (216th)22,119
United Kingdom119Deep Purple46Machine Head (237th)21,895
United States120Foo Fighters13The Colour And The Shape (236th)21,742
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