Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 41,000 greatest album charts on are listed below:

N.B. Artist 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 Beatles65Abbey Road (3rd)391,524
United Kingdom2Radiohead19OK Computer (1st)351,683
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd33The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)277,765
United Kingdom4David Bowie75The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (9th)182,612
United States5Bob Dylan69Highway 61 Revisited (23rd)160,239
United Kingdom6Led Zeppelin23Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) (12th)159,711
Canada7Arcade Fire6Funeral (11th)117,678
United Kingdom8The Rolling Stones89Exile On Main St. (42nd)111,324
United States9The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)99,987
United States10Nirvana17Nevermind (16th)98,516
United Kingdom11The Smiths14The Queen Is Dead (18th)87,481
United States12Kendrick Lamar8To Pimp A Butterfly (25th)82,724
Canada13Neil Young71After The Gold Rush (77th)78,933
United States14Pixies18Doolittle (17th)78,358
United States15The Beach Boys58Pet Sounds (13th)78,177
United States16Miles Davis104Kind Of Blue (40th)72,873
United States17Kanye West10My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (34th)72,183
United States18Bruce Springsteen106Born To Run (61st)70,660
United Kingdom19The Who43Who's Next (36th)65,728
United States20R.E.M.34Automatic For The People (58th)65,150
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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