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Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 37,000 greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com are listed below:

N.B. Artists 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 Kingdom961Peter Frampton11Frampton Comes Alive! (1,336th)1,881
United States962Royal Trux14Twin Infinitives (1,765th)1,880
Australia963You Am I13Hourly, Daily (2,576th)1,879
United Kingdom964Temples3Sun Structures (1,339th)1,872
United States965Cypress Hill11Black Sunday (2,001st)1,867
France966Magma16Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh (1,757th)1,867
Germany967Blind Guardian12Nightfall In Middle-Earth (2,418th)1,860
Canada968Billy Talent5Billy Talent (2,668th)1,860
United States969Glenn Branca11The Ascension (1,342nd)1,857
Australia970J. G. Thirlwell35Nail (1,668th)1,853
United States971Matthew Sweet14Girlfriend (1,794th)1,847
United Kingdom972Badly Drawn Boy7The Hour Of Bewilderbeast (1,669th)1,846
United Kingdom973Ten Years After22Cricklewood Green (3,429th)1,843
United States974Ice Cube14AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted (2,646th)1,843
United Kingdom975Bat For Lashes4Two Suns (2,785th)1,842
United Kingdom976Ocean Colour Scene15Moseley Shoals (1,677th)1,842
United States977Diana Ross & The Supremes26Where Did Our Love Go (2,764th)1,839
United States978Jack's Mannequin3Everything In Transit (1,664th)1,838
United States979Digable Planets2Blowout Comb (2,047th)1,832
United States980Pat Metheny31Offramp (5,483rd)1,825
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