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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)
United Kingdom81Portishead5Dummy (82nd)35,243
Australia82Tame Impala5Lonerism (100th)34,913
United States83Lou Reed34Transformer (112th)34,655
United States84Tool7Lateralus (169th)33,844
United Kingdom85Depeche Mode39Violator (133rd)33,387
United States86Interpol6Turn On The Bright Lights (92nd)33,080
Jamaica87Bob Marley29Legend (231st)32,878
Australia88Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds23The Boatman's Call (381st)32,828
United States89Fleet Foxes5Fleet Foxes (108th)32,567
United Kingdom90John Lennon26John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (117th)32,495
Canada91Godspeed You! Black Emperor7Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (113th)32,468
United States92Elliott Smith9Either/Or (145th)32,342
United States93Vampire Weekend5Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)31,378
United States94Love15Forever Changes (66th)31,278
United States95Rage Against The Machine5Rage Against The Machine (94th)30,814
United Kingdom96Belle And Sebastian15If You're Feeling Sinister (118th)30,292
United States97LCD Soundsystem 7Sound Of Silver (126th)29,910
France98Daft Punk10Discovery (147th)29,655
United States99Charles Mingus32The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (146th)28,795
United Kingdom100Talk Talk13Spirit Of Eden (178th)28,783
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