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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 States161Elvis Presley53Elvis Presley (406th)11,216
United Kingdom162Franz Ferdinand5Franz Ferdinand (222nd)11,158
United Kingdom163Cocteau Twins13Treasure (354th)11,147
United States164The Antlers7Hospice (205th)11,142
United States165The Mars Volta7De-loused In The Comatorium (280th)11,098
United States166A Tribe Called Quest6The Low End Theory (220th)11,092
United Kingdom167Bloc Party8Silent Alarm (214th)11,054
United States168Aerosmith24Rocks (521st)10,962
United States169Madonna18Ray Of Light (500th)10,825
United Kingdom170Wire13Pink Flag (249th)10,783
United States171MGMT6Oracular Spectacular (212th)10,781
United States172Built To Spill9Perfect From Now On (308th)10,769
United States173Slint3Spiderland (156th)10,734
United States174DJ Shadow7Endtroducing..... (166th)10,704
United States175Patti Smith13Horses (182nd)10,674
United Kingdom176Richard David James21Selected Ambient Works 85-92 (347th)10,643
United Kingdom177Suede11Dog Man Star (319th)10,621
United Kingdom178Spiritualized10Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space (196th)10,544
United States179Jay-Z12The Blueprint (393rd)10,485
United Kingdom180Boards Of Canada9Music Has The Right To Children (250th)10,389
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