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Top-ranked artists from United Kingdom

The top-ranked artists from United Kingdom 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 Kingdom1The Beatles44Revolver (3rd)472,441
United Kingdom2Radiohead16OK Computer (1st)355,657
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd24The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)279,963
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin19Led Zeppelin IV (8th)185,182
United Kingdom5David Bowie44The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (20th)129,951
United Kingdom6The Rolling Stones52Exile On Main St. (28th)122,686
United Kingdom7The Clash14London Calling (12th)84,917
United Kingdom8The Who28Who's Next (24th)82,888
United Kingdom9The Smiths13The Queen Is Dead (22nd)79,723
United Kingdom10Oasis12(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (37th)58,662
United Kingdom11Joy Division11Unknown Pleasures (38th)53,872
United Kingdom12Coldplay12A Rush Of Blood To The Head (66th)52,472
United Kingdom13Muse13Absolution (93rd)48,738
United Kingdom14The Cure28Disintegration (55th)45,937
United Kingdom15Queen27A Night At The Opera (59th)45,045
United Kingdom16Arctic Monkeys7Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (44th)44,904
United Kingdom17Van Morrison40Astral Weeks (57th)41,256
United Kingdom18The Stone Roses5The Stone Roses (31st)40,282
United Kingdom19Fleetwood Mac31Rumours (36th)39,396
United Kingdom20Black Sabbath28Paranoid (80th)37,943
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