Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 51,000 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 States41John Coltrane78A Love Supreme (74th)39,117
United States42The National16High Violet (130th)38,227
United States43Weezer27Weezer (The Blue Album) (76th)37,865
United Kingdom44Nick Drake12Pink Moon (50th)37,554
United Kingdom45Kate Bush17Hounds Of Love (64th)37,536
United Kingdom46Oasis12(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (58th)37,190
United States47Tom Waits26Rain Dogs (111th)37,137
United Kingdom48Van Morrison56Astral Weeks (67th)36,601
United States49Pearl Jam83Ten (49th)36,281
United States50Stevie Wonder37Songs In The Key Of Life (88th)36,248
United States51Sonic Youth38Daydream Nation (70th)35,954
United States52Wilco21Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (48th)35,693
United Kingdom53Coldplay20A Rush Of Blood To The Head (100th)35,493
Australia54Tame Impala8Lonerism (73rd)35,038
United Kingdom55Yes52Close To The Edge (90th)34,974
United Kingdom56Queen51A Night At The Opera (98th)34,286
United States57The Flaming Lips46The Soft Bulletin (117th)33,597
Iceland58Sigur Rós21Ágætis Byrjun (69th)33,239
Australia59Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds27Skeleton Tree (388th)33,043
Canada60Joni Mitchell33Blue (75th)32,500
Total artists: 1,000. Page 3 of 50
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