Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 46,000 greatest album charts on 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).

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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 Kingdom21The Who43Who's Next (37th)64,534
Ireland22U231The Joshua Tree (49th)63,442
United States23Talking Heads15Remain In Light (30th)63,358
United States24The Doors41The Doors (29th)63,070
United Kingdom25The Clash16London Calling (18th)62,970
United Kingdom26King Crimson78In The Court Of The Crimson King (27th)61,874
United States27Sufjan Stevens20Illinois (45th)61,280
United Kingdom28The Cure35Disintegration (35th)58,884
United States29The Strokes6Is This It (22nd)56,852
United States30Neutral Milk Hotel6In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (15th)56,033
United Kingdom31Joy Division12Unknown Pleasures (32nd)55,884
United States32The Smashing Pumpkins22Siamese Dream (52nd)50,625
33My Bloody Valentine11Loveless (21st)50,474
34Fleetwood Mac37Rumours (26th)49,716
United Kingdom35Arctic Monkeys10Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (53rd)49,693
United Kingdom36Black Sabbath39Paranoid (64th)47,774
United Kingdom37Genesis32Selling England By The Pound (129th)46,502
United States38Metallica21Master Of Puppets (104th)45,254
Iceland39Björk23Homogenic (100th)44,604
United States40Weezer21Weezer (The Blue Album) (69th)44,072
Total artists: 1,000. Page 2 of 50
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