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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 15,000 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 States61Iggy Pop26Fun House (170th)27,733
United States62Green Day16American Idiot (118th)27,663
United Kingdom63The Kinks44The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (154th)27,304
United States64Pavement10Slanted & Enchanted (119th)27,072
United States65Stevie Wonder29Innervisions (133rd)27,015
United States66Animal Collective17Merriweather Post Pavilion (94th)27,011
United States67Beck18Odelay (162nd)26,633
United Kingdom68Yes27Close To The Edge (134th)26,461
United Kingdom69Blur11Parklife (140th)26,273
United States70Marvin Gaye23What's Going On (56th)25,923
United Kingdom71Kate Bush12Hounds Of Love (147th)25,282
United States72Tool6Ænima [Aenima] (151st)25,129
United States73Lou Reed27Transformer (102nd)24,858
United Kingdom74Portishead5Dummy (86th)24,737
Iceland75Björk 16Homogenic (166th)24,719
United States76Television4Marquee Moon (49th)24,319
United States77Simon And Garfunkel18Bridge Over Troubled Water (112th)24,295
United Kingdom78John Lennon20John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (107th)24,072
United States79Sufjan Stevens11Illinois (81st)24,021
United States80John Coltrane42A Love Supreme (110th)23,424
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