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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 25,000 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 States61Jeff Buckley7Grace (42nd)38,495
United States62Animal Collective18Merriweather Post Pavilion (97th)38,401
United States63Stevie Wonder33Innervisions (132nd)38,118
United States64Guns N' Roses9Appetite For Destruction (63rd)37,528
Canada65Rush34Moving Pictures (155th)37,449
Iceland66Björk 20Homogenic (149th)37,339
United States67Green Day18American Idiot (127th)36,433
United States68John Coltrane60A Love Supreme (100th)36,372
United Kingdom69Kate Bush13Hounds Of Love (120th)36,194
United States70Marvin Gaye30What's Going On (54th)36,160
United Kingdom71The Kinks47The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (160th)36,143
United States72Beck16Odelay (163rd)35,603
United Kingdom73Blur12Parklife (152nd)35,562
Canada74Joni Mitchell26Blue (98th)34,637
United States75Simon And Garfunkel19Bridge Over Troubled Water (113th)34,475
United States76Pavement11Slanted & Enchanted (140th)34,136
United Kingdom77Portishead5Dummy (82nd)34,085
United States78Frank Zappa100Hot Rats (254th)34,077
United States79Television4Marquee Moon (48th)33,785
United States80Queens Of The Stone Age7Songs For The Deaf (126th)33,345
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