Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 47,000 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 States41Prince62Purple Rain (85th)40,614
United States42The National13High Violet (133rd)39,902
United Kingdom43Oasis13(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (56th)39,679
United States44Weezer25Weezer (The Blue Album) (74th)39,552
United States45John Coltrane76A Love Supreme (76th)39,197
United Kingdom46Van Morrison54Astral Weeks (68th)38,454
United States47Tom Waits26Rain Dogs (105th)38,451
United Kingdom48Coldplay19A Rush Of Blood To The Head (100th)38,250
United States49Wilco19Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (48th)38,128
United Kingdom50Kate Bush17Hounds Of Love (65th)38,050
Australia51Tame Impala8Lonerism (71st)37,705
United States52Sonic Youth35Daydream Nation (70th)37,539
United States53Pearl Jam80Ten (51st)37,526
United States54Stevie Wonder37Songs In The Key Of Life (91st)37,304
United States55The Flaming Lips46The Soft Bulletin (108th)36,480
United Kingdom56Yes48Close To The Edge (90th)36,286
United Kingdom57Queen50A Night At The Opera (99th)35,690
Iceland58Sigur Rós20Ágætis Byrjun (66th)35,214
United Kingdom59Muse17Absolution (181st)34,984
Australia60Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds26The Boatman's Call (389th)33,171
Total artists: 1,000. Page 3 of 50
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