Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 46,000 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)
Australia61Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds25The Boatman's Call (377th)33,953
Canada62Joni Mitchell30Blue (79th)33,726
United Kingdom63The Stone Roses8The Stone Roses (33rd)33,251
United States64Bon Iver6For Emma, Forever Ago (92nd)33,125
United States65Michael Jackson24Thriller (82nd)33,012
United States66Red Hot Chili Peppers20Blood Sugar Sex Magik (167th)32,954
Canada67Rush37Moving Pictures (152nd)32,912
Canada68Godspeed You! Black Emperor8Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (85th)32,593
United States69LCD Soundsystem8Sound Of Silver (91st)32,154
United States70Animal Collective26Merriweather Post Pavilion (115th)31,836
United Kingdom71The Kinks52The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (162nd)31,801
United States72Queens Of The Stone Age8Songs For The Deaf (135th)30,510
United States73Simon & Garfunkel20Bridge Over Troubled Water (121st)30,412
United States74Charles Mingus50The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (106th)30,090
United States75Beach House8Teen Dream (144th)29,992
United States76Frank Zappa107Hot Rats (209th)29,765
United States77Vampire Weekend6Modern Vampires Of The City (123rd)29,492
United States78The White Stripes12Elephant (101st)28,736
United States79Fleet Foxes7Fleet Foxes (130th)28,661
United Kingdom80Depeche Mode41Violator (124th)28,647
Total artists: 1,000. Page 4 of 50
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