"Wrapped up in your magic shroud as ecstasy surrounds you"

- Van Morrison
 

Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 30,000 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).

Customise chart
   Show child acts   If an artist has performed under more than one name, checking this option allows you to view their acts individually (the default view combines all of their acts together).
Decade:   Year:   Filter this chart by year or decade to show the top-ranked artists in the respective period (as determined by their albums released during this time).   
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 Beatles60Abbey Road (3rd)644,973
United Kingdom2Radiohead22OK Computer (1st)532,246
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd31The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)413,839
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin19Led Zeppelin IV (9th)252,542
United States5Bob Dylan65Highway 61 Revisited (20th)245,634
United Kingdom6David Bowie55The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (16th)223,029
Canada7Arcade Fire6Funeral (7th)177,580
United Kingdom8The Rolling Stones69Exile On Main St. (30th)167,168
United States9Nirvana14Nevermind (10th)161,701
United States10The Velvet Underground17The Velvet Underground And Nico (8th)150,656
United Kingdom11The Smiths14The Queen Is Dead (21st)120,689
United States12Pixies14Doolittle (19th)116,732
United States13The Beach Boys53Pet Sounds (12th)116,051
United Kingdom14The Clash16London Calling (15th)111,482
United Kingdom15The Who34Who's Next (27th)108,767
Ireland16U231The Joshua Tree (33rd)107,558
Canada17Neil Young62After The Gold Rush (81st)100,140
United States18Jimi Hendrix52Are You Experienced (31st)98,300
United States19Bruce Springsteen53Born To Run (47th)97,408
United States20The Doors32The Doors (26th)90,075
BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2017 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt