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Top-ranked artists from United Kingdom

The top-ranked artists from United Kingdom that appear most prominently in over 19,000 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 Beatles44Revolver (3rd)494,397
United Kingdom2Radiohead17OK Computer (1st)376,501
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd25The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)302,457
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin19Led Zeppelin IV (8th)197,460
United Kingdom5David Bowie44The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (19th)138,485
United Kingdom6The Rolling Stones54Exile On Main St. (27th)128,848
United Kingdom7The Clash14London Calling (12th)89,061
United Kingdom8The Who29Who's Next (24th)87,750
United Kingdom9The Smiths13The Queen Is Dead (22nd)85,436
United Kingdom10Oasis12(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (37th)61,702
United Kingdom11Joy Division11Unknown Pleasures (38th)57,622
United Kingdom12Coldplay14A Rush Of Blood To The Head (68th)54,065
United Kingdom13Muse14Absolution (95th)53,660
United Kingdom14The Cure28Disintegration (54th)48,155
United Kingdom15Queen29A Night At The Opera (61st)47,211
United Kingdom16Arctic Monkeys7Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (44th)47,123
United Kingdom17Van Morrison41Astral Weeks (52nd)45,135
United Kingdom18The Stone Roses5The Stone Roses (30th)42,581
United Kingdom19Fleetwood Mac31Rumours (36th)41,941
United Kingdom20King Crimson38In The Court Of The Crimson King (47th)41,705
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