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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 28,000 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)
Iceland61Björk 20Homogenic (145th)41,198
Canada62Rush35Moving Pictures (151st)40,536
United States63Stevie Wonder34Innervisions (129th)40,384
Australia64AC/DC24Back In Black (92nd)40,234
United States65John Coltrane64A Love Supreme (95th)39,917
United States66Jeff Buckley7Grace (42nd)39,835
United States67Guns N' Roses9Appetite For Destruction (66th)38,689
United Kingdom68Kate Bush13Hounds Of Love (119th)38,540
United States69Green Day18American Idiot (134th)38,021
United Kingdom70The Kinks47The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (161st)37,714
United Kingdom71Blur12Parklife (157th)37,319
United States72Bon Iver5For Emma, Forever Ago (93rd)36,971
United States73Queens Of The Stone Age8Songs For The Deaf (123rd)36,865
United States74Beck16Odelay (167th)36,859
United States75Marvin Gaye31What's Going On (59th)36,718
United States76Frank Zappa103Hot Rats (244th)36,677
United States77Simon And Garfunkel19Bridge Over Troubled Water (116th)36,642
United States78Pavement12Slanted & Enchanted (141st)36,360
Canada79Joni Mitchell26Blue (101st)36,312
United States80Television4Marquee Moon (49th)36,205
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