The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 51,000 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)
21 Talking Heads 15 Remain In Light (28th) 58,160 22 U2 35 The Joshua Tree (52nd) 55,623 23 Sufjan Stevens 26 Illinois (42nd) 55,597 24 King Crimson 88 In The Court Of The Crimson King (An Observation By King Crimson) (25th) 55,288 25 The Cure 37 Disintegration (31st) 55,136 26 The Doors 45 The Doors (30th) 54,946 27 The Who 47 Who's Next (40th) 54,598 28 The Clash 18 London Calling (20th) 50,816 29 The Strokes 7 Is This It (24th) 49,825 30 Fleetwood Mac 41 Rumours (23rd) 45,115 31 Joy Division 12 Unknown Pleasures (38th) 45,097 32 Genesis (UK) 34 Selling England By The Pound (129th) 44,127 33 My Bloody Valentine 9 Loveless (21st) 43,619 34 Neutral Milk Hotel 6 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (16th) 43,484 35 Arctic Monkeys 10 Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (63rd) 42,813 36 The Smashing Pumpkins 26 Siamese Dream (55th) 42,636 37 Black Sabbath 45 Paranoid (58th) 42,300 38 Björk 25 Homogenic (94th) 42,237 39 Metallica 29 Master Of Puppets (107th) 41,386
40 Prince 63 Purple Rain (81st) 39,593
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