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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 17,000 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 States121LCD Soundsystem 5Sound Of Silver (157th)17,296
United Kingdom122Manic Street Preachers15The Holy Bible (262nd)17,264
United States123Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band16Trout Mask Replica (172nd)16,725
United Kingdom124Peter Gabriel22So (254th)16,496
United States125The Black Keys9Brothers (248th)16,390
United States126Creedence Clearwater Revival12Cosmo's Factory (265th)16,188
United Kingdom127The Police12Synchronicity (251st)16,020
United States128Johnny Cash53At Folsom Prison (220th)15,888
United Kingdom129Paul McCartney36Band On The Run (279th)15,621
United Kingdom130The Zombies8Odessey And Oracle (104th)15,533
United Kingdom131Porcupine Tree30Fear Of A Blank Planet (385th)15,510
United States132The Replacements9Let It Be (192nd)14,958
United Kingdom133Jethro Tull27Aqualung (289th)14,908
United Kingdom134Pulp9Different Class (160th)14,898
United States135Alice In Chains12Dirt (200th)14,627
United States136OutKast7Stankonia (282nd)14,599
United States137The Shins4Chutes Too Narrow (278th)14,465
United Kingdom138New Order15Power, Corruption And Lies (322nd)14,396
Australia139Tame Impala4Lonerism (166th)13,890
United States140Soundgarden11Superunknown (184th)13,775
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