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Top-ranked artists from United Kingdom

The top-ranked artists from United Kingdom that appear most prominently in over 16,000 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)459,393
United Kingdom2Radiohead17OK Computer (1st)340,041
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd23The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)269,839
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin19Led Zeppelin IV (7th)178,878
United Kingdom5David Bowie44The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (20th)124,947
United Kingdom6The Rolling Stones52Exile On Main St. (28th)118,475
United Kingdom7The Clash14London Calling (12th)82,691
United Kingdom8The Who28Who's Next (24th)80,722
United Kingdom9The Smiths13The Queen Is Dead (22nd)76,454
United Kingdom10Oasis12(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (36th)57,429
United Kingdom11Joy Division11Unknown Pleasures (38th)51,654
United Kingdom12Coldplay12A Rush Of Blood To The Head (68th)50,916
United Kingdom13Muse13Absolution (93rd)47,238
United Kingdom14Queen26A Night At The Opera (58th)43,983
United Kingdom15The Cure29Disintegration (57th)43,303
United Kingdom16Arctic Monkeys8Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (46th)42,076
United Kingdom17Van Morrison39Astral Weeks (54th)40,473
United Kingdom18The Stone Roses5The Stone Roses (29th)39,522
United Kingdom19Fleetwood Mac31Rumours (37th)37,574
United Kingdom20Black Sabbath28Paranoid (81st)36,452
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