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)
Canada61Joni Mitchell32Blue (77th)33,099
United States62Modest Mouse15The Moon & Antarctica (139th)32,314
United States63Michael Jackson24Thriller (82nd)31,997
Canada64Rush37Moving Pictures (148th)31,932
United States65Bon Iver7For Emma, Forever Ago (98th)31,400
United Kingdom66The Kinks55The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (159th)31,385
Canada67Godspeed You! Black Emperor10Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (86th)30,691
United Kingdom68The Stone Roses8The Stone Roses (34th)30,659
United States69Simon & Garfunkel19Bridge Over Troubled Water (113th)30,202
United States70LCD Soundsystem9Sound Of Silver (92nd)30,178
United States71Beach House9Teen Dream (138th)29,890
United States72Red Hot Chili Peppers23Blood Sugar Sex Magik (178th)29,879
United States73Charles Mingus51The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (97th)29,840
United States74Queens Of The Stone Age8Songs For The Deaf (135th)29,038
United States75Frank Zappa110Hot Rats (211th)28,905
United States76Animal Collective28Merriweather Post Pavilion (124th)28,519
United Kingdom77Depeche Mode42Violator (120th)28,196
United States78Vampire Weekend6Modern Vampires Of The City (122nd)27,803
United States79Frank Ocean4Blonde (94th)27,734
United Kingdom80Talk Talk13Spirit Of Eden (137th)27,718
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