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)
21 Talking Heads 15 Remain In Light (29th) 61,444 22 The Who 46 Who's Next (38th) 60,016 23 U2 33 The Joshua Tree (50th) 59,364 24 The Doors 43 The Doors (30th) 59,160 25 King Crimson 82 In The Court Of The Crimson King (25th) 59,118 26 Sufjan Stevens 23 Illinois (45th) 58,652 27 The Clash 18 London Calling (18th) 57,219 28 The Cure 38 Disintegration (33rd) 56,780 29 The Strokes 6 Is This It (23rd) 52,832 30 Joy Division 12 Unknown Pleasures (36th) 50,167 31 Neutral Milk Hotel 6 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (15th) 49,874 32 My Bloody Valentine 8 Loveless (21st) 47,683 33 Fleetwood Mac 39 Rumours (24th) 47,431 34 Genesis 33 Selling England By The Pound (129th) 45,945 35 The Smashing Pumpkins 23 Siamese Dream (54th) 45,920 36 Black Sabbath 43 Paranoid (57th) 45,878 37 Arctic Monkeys 9 Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (55th) 45,268 38 Björk 24 Homogenic (96th) 43,056 39 Metallica 24 Master Of Puppets (109th) 42,255
40 Nick Drake 12 Pink Moon (49th) 40,698
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