Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 42,000 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 Kingdom61The Stone Roses7The Stone Roses (32nd)35,139
United States62Stevie Wonder35Innervisions (122nd)34,790
United States63Bon Iver6For Emma, Forever Ago (88th)34,454
United States64Michael Jackson24Thriller (79th)34,171
United States65Animal Collective22Merriweather Post Pavilion (104th)33,907
Australia66Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds25The Boatman's Call (363rd)33,774
United States67LCD Soundsystem8Sound Of Silver (91st)32,803
Canada68Rush35Moving Pictures (153rd)32,797
Canada69Joni Mitchell29Blue (84th)31,943
Canada70Godspeed You! Black Emperor7Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (85th)31,867
United Kingdom71The Kinks51The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (168th)31,499
United States72Queens Of The Stone Age8Songs For The Deaf (130th)31,278
United States73Simon & Garfunkel20Bridge Over Troubled Water (115th)31,219
United States74The White Stripes10Elephant (93rd)30,846
United States75Frank Zappa107Hot Rats (209th)30,514
United States76Vampire Weekend5Modern Vampires Of The City (118th)30,380
United States77Beach House8Teen Dream (150th)29,541
United States78Charles Mingus48The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (114th)29,208
United Kingdom79Depeche Mode41Violator (125th)29,056
United States80Fleet Foxes6Fleet Foxes (120th)28,650
Total artists: 1,000. Page 4 of 50
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