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 Kingdom61Muse18Absolution (196th)32,034
United States62Michael Jackson24Thriller (80th)30,759
United Kingdom63The Kinks60The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (156th)30,532
United States64Modest Mouse16The Moon & Antarctica (144th)30,254
Canada65Rush (CA)37Moving Pictures (153rd)30,065
United States66Simon & Garfunkel20Bridge Over Troubled Water (108th)29,583
United States67Beach House10Teen Dream (138th)29,472
Canada68Godspeed You! Black Emperor10Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (88th)29,402
United States69Charles Mingus51The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (95th)29,196
United States70Bon Iver6For Emma, Forever Ago (109th)29,065
United Kingdom71The Stone Roses9The Stone Roses (35th)28,385
United States72LCD Soundsystem9Sound Of Silver (96th)28,335
United States73Red Hot Chili Peppers23Blood Sugar Sex Magik (192nd)27,704
United Kingdom74Depeche Mode43Violator (113th)27,625
United States75Queens Of The Stone Age10Songs For The Deaf (133rd)27,509
United States76Frank Ocean4Blonde (91st)26,981
United States77Frank Zappa113Hot Rats (221st)26,823
United Kingdom78Talk Talk13Spirit Of Eden (136th)26,555
United States79Fleet Foxes8Fleet Foxes (131st)26,359
United States80Animal Collective32Merriweather Post Pavilion (135th)25,874
Total artists: 1,000. Page 4 of 50
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