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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 14,000 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 States61Green Day15American Idiot (116th)26,389
United Kingdom62The Kinks44The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (144th)26,201
United Kingdom63Blur11Parklife (136th)26,075
United States64Animal Collective16Merriweather Post Pavilion (94th)25,985
United States65Stevie Wonder29Innervisions (130th)25,814
United States66Iggy Pop22Fun House (167th)25,764
United States67Beck16Odelay (156th)25,314
United States68Pavement10Slanted & Enchanted (118th)24,952
United States69Marvin Gaye21What's Going On (55th)24,536
United Kingdom70Yes25Close To The Edge (138th)24,399
United States71Tool6Ænima [AEima] (147th)24,216
United Kingdom72Kate Bush12Hounds Of Love (148th)23,760
United Kingdom73John Lennon20John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (105th)23,233
United Kingdom74Portishead5Dummy (89th)23,215
United States75Simon And Garfunkel18Bridge Over Troubled Water (112th)22,998
Iceland76Björk 16Homogenic (169th)22,773
United States77Fleet Foxes4Fleet Foxes (91st)22,642
United States78Lou Reed27Transformer (103rd)22,633
United States79Sufjan Stevens11Illinois (82nd)22,463
United States80Television4Marquee Moon (52nd)22,234
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