Top-ranked artists from India
The top-ranked artists from India that appear most prominently in over 38,000 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).
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.
Total rank score for this artist (made up of the total rank score from all of their albums)
1 Ravi Shankar 27 Music Of India (Three Classical Ragas) (3,522nd) 848 2 Advaita 2 The Silent Sea (17,123rd) 147 3 Ananda Shankar 3 Ananda Shankar (10,296th) 135 4 A. R. Rahman 5 Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India (16,122nd) 132 5 Shivkumar Sharma / Brijbushan Kabra / Hariprasad Chaurasia 1 Call Of The Valley (11,963rd) 112 6 Chitravina N. Ravikiran 1 Karunyam Volume 1 (12,765th) 104 7 Avial 1 Avial (14,617th) 91 8 M.S. Gopalakrishnan 1 Violin Melody (14,845th) 89 9 Ali Akbar Khan 15 Morning And Evening Ragas (19,884th) 88 10 Anoushka Shankar 5 Rise (19,283rd) 85 11 Ilaiyaraaja 4 Solla Solla: Maestro Ilaiyaraaja And The Electronic Pop Sound Of Kollywood 1977-1983 (16,040th) 82 12 Zakir Hussain 1 Making Music (19,779th) 61 13 Zakir Hussain & Shivkumar Sharma 1 Rag Madhuvanti And Rag Misra Tilang (21,442nd) 53 14 Annapurna Devi 1 Debut Surbahar Recital (21,798th) 51 15 R.D. Burman / Bappi Lahiri 1 Shalimar / College Girl (22,242nd) 50 16 Anu Malik 5 Josh (28,046th) 48 17 Charanjit Singh 1 Synthesizing: Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat (22,781st) 47 18 Sachin Dev Burman 2 Guide (24,554th) 42 19 Kishori Amonkar 2 Malhar Malika (24,783rd) 42 20 Hariprasad Chaurasia 2 Raga Darbari Kanada - Dhun In Raga Mishra Pilu (24,008th) 42