Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 49,000 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 Beatles66Abbey Road (3rd)329,778
United Kingdom2Radiohead22OK Computer (1st)287,627
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd37The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)239,013
United Kingdom4David Bowie90The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (9th)168,280
United States5Bob Dylan76Highway 61 Revisited (26th)142,804
United Kingdom6Led Zeppelin23Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) (12th)138,181
United Kingdom7The Rolling Stones97Exile On Main St. (43rd)100,155
Canada8Arcade Fire7Funeral (14th)92,427
United States9The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)85,639
United States10Kendrick Lamar9To Pimp A Butterfly (20th)81,564
United States11Nirvana (US)17Nevermind (16th)81,525
United Kingdom12The Smiths15The Queen Is Dead (17th)76,132
Canada13Neil Young86After The Gold Rush (84th)74,490
United States14Miles Davis117Kind Of Blue (38th)71,462
United States15The Beach Boys68Pet Sounds (11th)69,013
United States16Kanye West14My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (33rd)68,320
United States17Pixies25Doolittle (18th)67,471
United States18Jimi Hendrix65Are You Experienced (39th)63,357
United States19Bruce Springsteen142Born To Run (71st)61,708
United States20R.E.M.35Automatic For The People (52nd)61,117
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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