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Top-ranked artists from United Kingdom

The top-ranked artists from United Kingdom that appear most prominently in over 20,000 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 Kingdom1The Beatles47Revolver (3rd)516,761
United Kingdom2Radiohead17OK Computer (1st)395,484
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd27The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)317,345
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin19Led Zeppelin IV (8th)203,440
United Kingdom5David Bowie44The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (20th)145,346
United Kingdom6The Rolling Stones55Exile On Main St. (28th)133,386
United Kingdom7The Clash15London Calling (12th)93,167
United Kingdom8The Who29Who's Next (26th)90,130
United Kingdom9The Smiths13The Queen Is Dead (22nd)89,514
United Kingdom10Oasis12(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (38th)63,355
United Kingdom11Joy Division11Unknown Pleasures (37th)59,723
United Kingdom12Muse14Absolution (98th)55,758
United Kingdom13Coldplay13A Rush Of Blood To The Head (68th)55,609
United Kingdom14The Cure28Disintegration (55th)50,125
United Kingdom15Arctic Monkeys7Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (43rd)49,985
United Kingdom16Queen29A Night At The Opera (63rd)48,610
United Kingdom17Van Morrison41Astral Weeks (52nd)47,051
United Kingdom18King Crimson45In The Court Of The Crimson King (44th)44,685
United Kingdom19Fleetwood Mac32Rumours (36th)43,940
United Kingdom20The Stone Roses6The Stone Roses (31st)43,889
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