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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 States101The Stooges9Fun House (187th)30,003
United Kingdom102Gorillaz8Demon Days (132nd)29,976
Canada103Leonard Cohen25Songs Of Leonard Cohen (177th)29,777
United Kingdom104Elvis Costello31This Year's Model (272nd)29,683
United Kingdom105Massive Attack10Mezzanine (151st)29,645
United States106Beastie Boys14Paul's Boutique (171st)29,060
United Kingdom107Iron Maiden27The Number Of The Beast (264th)28,861
Germany108Can22Tago Mago (170th)28,844
United States109Nine Inch Nails18The Downward Spiral (168th)28,780
United Kingdom110Brian Eno43Another Green World (196th)28,102
United States111Nas13Illmatic (87th)27,575
United States112Eminem12The Marshall Mathers LP (182nd)27,438
United States113The Killers9Hot Fuss (133rd)27,317
United Kingdom114Sex Pistols10Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols (80th)27,128
United Kingdom115P.J. Harvey11Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea (315th)26,995
United States116Steely Dan17Aja (225th)26,338
United States117Paul Simon20Graceland (126th)26,297
United Kingdom118Dire Straits13Brothers In Arms (227th)25,847
United Kingdom119Deep Purple51Machine Head (238th)25,722
United States120Foo Fighters14The Colour And The Shape (240th)25,585
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