The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 47,000 greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com are listed below:
N.B. Artist 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).
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.
Total rank score for this artist (made up of the total rank score from all of their albums)
1 The Beatles 66 Abbey Road (3rd) 342,770 2 Radiohead 22 OK Computer (1st) 300,130 3 Pink Floyd 36 The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd) 246,860 4 David Bowie 88 The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (9th) 172,895 5 Bob Dylan 74 Highway 61 Revisited (26th) 147,934 6 Led Zeppelin 22 Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) (11th) 144,990 7 The Rolling Stones 95 Exile On Main St. (43rd) 103,791 8 Arcade Fire 7 Funeral (13th) 97,573 9 The Velvet Underground 18 The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th) 89,837 10 Nirvana (US) 17 Nevermind (16th) 84,756 11 Kendrick Lamar 9 To Pimp A Butterfly (20th) 81,356 12 The Smiths 15 The Queen Is Dead (19th) 78,934 13 Neil Young 83 After The Gold Rush (78th) 76,676 14 Miles Davis 114 Kind Of Blue (40th) 72,793 15 The Beach Boys 66 Pet Sounds (12th) 71,244 16 Kanye West 14 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (32nd) 71,117 17 Pixies 24 Doolittle (17th) 70,271 18 Jimi Hendrix 63 Are You Experienced (39th) 65,443 19 Bruce Springsteen 130 Born To Run (69th) 64,230
20 R.E.M. 35 Automatic For The People (53rd) 62,039
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