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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)470,643
United Kingdom2Radiohead16OK Computer (1st)352,422
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd24The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)277,242
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin19Led Zeppelin IV (8th)183,400
United Kingdom5David Bowie43The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (20th)129,430
United Kingdom6The Rolling Stones52Exile On Main St. (28th)121,981
United Kingdom7The Clash14London Calling (12th)84,412
United Kingdom8The Who28Who's Next (24th)82,257
United Kingdom9The Smiths13The Queen Is Dead (22nd)79,318
United Kingdom10Oasis12(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (37th)58,533
United Kingdom11Joy Division11Unknown Pleasures (38th)53,833
United Kingdom12Coldplay12A Rush Of Blood To The Head (66th)52,245
United Kingdom13Muse13Absolution (97th)48,188
United Kingdom14The Cure29Disintegration (55th)45,545
United Kingdom15Queen26A Night At The Opera (60th)44,735
United Kingdom16Arctic Monkeys7Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (45th)44,146
United Kingdom17Van Morrison40Astral Weeks (57th)41,128
United Kingdom18The Stone Roses5The Stone Roses (30th)40,364
United Kingdom19Fleetwood Mac30Rumours (36th)39,084
United Kingdom20King Crimson36In The Court Of The Crimson King (48th)37,603
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