Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 41,000 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 Kingdom41Nick Drake10Pink Moon (52nd)43,338
United Kingdom42Coldplay16A Rush Of Blood To The Head (90th)43,241
Iceland43Björk23Homogenic (114th)42,773
United States44Wilco16Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (45th)42,712
United States45The National12High Violet (124th)42,565
United Kingdom46Van Morrison51Astral Weeks (59th)42,522
United States47Pearl Jam77Ten (51st)41,855
United Kingdom48Muse15Absolution (161st)40,679
United States49Sonic Youth33Daydream Nation (65th)40,634
United States50Tom Waits28Rain Dogs (102nd)40,562
Iceland51Sigur Rós19Ágætis Byrjun (64th)39,972
Australia52Tame Impala7Lonerism (63rd)39,495
United States53Prince58Purple Rain (88th)39,232
United States54The Flaming Lips34The Soft Bulletin (103rd)39,174
United Kingdom55Queen46A Night At The Opera (89th)38,889
United States56John Coltrane72A Love Supreme (77th)37,502
United States57Modest Mouse13The Moon & Antarctica (122nd)36,940
United Kingdom58Kate Bush16Hounds Of Love (80th)36,889
United Kingdom59Yes41Close To The Edge (109th)35,458
United States60Bon Iver6For Emma, Forever Ago (86th)34,661
Total artists: 1,000. Page 3 of 50
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