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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).

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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 States61Animal Collective19Merriweather Post Pavilion (97th)43,018
United States62John Coltrane66A Love Supreme (92nd)42,933
Canada63Rush35Moving Pictures (149th)42,855
United States64Stevie Wonder34Innervisions (129th)42,346
Australia65AC/DC25Back In Black (95th)41,859
United States66Jeff Buckley7Grace (42nd)41,809
United Kingdom67Kate Bush13Hounds Of Love (117th)40,781
United States68Guns N' Roses9Appetite For Destruction (67th)40,052
United States69Bon Iver5For Emma, Forever Ago (93rd)39,610
United States70Simon And Garfunkel19Bridge Over Troubled Water (114th)39,386
United States71Green Day19American Idiot (138th)39,249
United States72Queens Of The Stone Age8Songs For The Deaf (122nd)39,120
United Kingdom73Blur12Parklife (164th)38,856
United Kingdom74The Kinks48The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (167th)38,710
Canada75Joni Mitchell27Blue (101st)38,196
United States76Marvin Gaye31What's Going On (59th)38,118
United States77Beck17Odelay (173rd)37,767
United States78Television4Marquee Moon (49th)37,765
United States79Frank Zappa102Hot Rats (250th)37,242
Australia80Tame Impala6Lonerism (96th)37,218
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