Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 46,000 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)349,895
United Kingdom2Radiohead22OK Computer (1st)307,270
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd36The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)252,466
United Kingdom4David Bowie88The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (9th)175,657
United States5Bob Dylan74Highway 61 Revisited (26th)150,214
United Kingdom6Led Zeppelin22Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) (11th)148,217
United Kingdom7The Rolling Stones95Exile On Main St. (43rd)105,210
Canada8Arcade Fire7Funeral (13th)100,057
United States9The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)91,155
United States10Nirvana (US)18Nevermind (15th)86,827
United States11Kendrick Lamar9To Pimp A Butterfly (20th)81,586
United Kingdom12The Smiths15The Queen Is Dead (18th)80,459
Canada13Neil Young81After The Gold Rush (78th)77,794
United States14Miles Davis112Kind Of Blue (40th)72,396
United States15The Beach Boys66Pet Sounds (12th)72,178
United States16Kanye West14My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (32nd)71,950
United States17Pixies23Doolittle (17th)71,644
United States18Jimi Hendrix63Are You Experienced (38th)66,721
United States19Bruce Springsteen130Born To Run (70th)65,187
United States20R.E.M.35Automatic For The People (53rd)62,514
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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