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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists 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 States101The Killers7Hot Fuss (127th)19,088
United States102Foo Fighters12The Colour And The Shape (210th)19,051
Canada103Leonard Cohen18Songs Of Leonard Cohen (181st)18,804
Canada104The Band16The Band (184th)18,781
Australia105Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds19The Boatman's Call (424th)18,760
United Kingdom106Iron Maiden23The Number Of The Beast (274th)18,508
United Kingdom107P.J. Harvey10Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea (280th)18,446
United States108Paul Simon19Graceland (116th)18,267
United Kingdom109Talk Talk11Laughing Stock (199th)18,082
United Kingdom110Gorillaz7Demon Days (139th)17,995
United Kingdom111Dire Straits12Brothers In Arms (209th)17,912
United States112Steely Dan15Aja (220th)17,851
United States113Eminem11The Marshall Mathers LP (175th)17,659
United Kingdom114Elton John40Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (188th)17,460
Canada115Godspeed You! Black Emperor5Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (173rd)17,433
United States116Nas11Illmatic (101st)17,307
United States117Charles Mingus21The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (168th)17,156
United Kingdom118Deep Purple29Machine Head (239th)16,864
United Kingdom119Brian Eno38Another Green World (227th)16,847
United Kingdom120Manic Street Preachers15The Holy Bible (270th)16,423
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