Top-ranked artists from India

The top-ranked artists from India that appear most prominently in over 53,000 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)
India1Ravi Shankar33Music Of India (Three Classical Ragas) (2,463rd)1,042
India2Ali Akbar Khan16Morning And Evening Ragas (10,725th)184
India3Kishori Amonkar4Samarpan: The Joy Of Surrender (12,677th)134
India4Charanjit Singh1Synthesizing: Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat (9,708th)122
India5A. R. Rahman11Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India (14,085th)116
India6Sundaram Balachander7Raga Malahari (17,529th)102
India7Zakir Hussain1Making Music (12,161st)95
India8Surashri Kesarbai Kerkar3Kesarbai Kerkar: 1944​-​1953 (12,478th)92
India9Sarathy Korwar4More Arriving (14,526th)90
India10Bloodywood1Rakshak (13,477th)84
India11Avial1Avial (13,719th)83
India12Shivkumar Sharma / Brijbushan Kabra / Hariprasad Chaurasia1Call Of The Valley (16,121st)68
India13Ahmedjan Thirakwa2Thirakwa: Bombay, 1964 (16,351st)67
India14Hariprasad Chaurasia6Raga Darbari Kanada - Dhun In Raga Mishra Pilu (18,653rd)63
India15Ananda Shankar3Ananda Shankar (18,391st)59
India16M.S. Gopalakrishnan1Violin Melody (18,583rd)57
India17Annapurna Devi1Debut Surbahar Recital (18,914th)56
India18Chitravina N. Ravikiran1Karunyam Volume 1 (21,536th)46
India19Advaita2Grounded In Space (30,069th)46
India20Indus Creed2Indus Creed (28,521st)45
Total artists: 104. Page 1 of 6
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