Top-ranked artists from Japan

The top-ranked artists from Japan 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)
Japan1フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans]1198.12.28 男達の別れ [98.12.28 Otokotachi No Wakare] (318th)13,817
Japan2ボリス [Boris]25Flood (1,106th)3,058
Japan3ボアダムス [Boredoms]22Vision Creation Newsun (1,049th)2,989
Japan4Nujabes5Modal Soul (1,418th)2,140
Japan5山下達郎 [Tatsuro Yamashita]12For You (1,793rd)1,456
Japan6青葉市子 [Ichiko Aoba]13qp (3,464th)1,260
Japan7植松 伸夫 [Nobuo Uematsu]17Final Fantasy VII Original Soundtrack (5,278th)1,224
Japan8Yellow Magic Orchestra10Solid State Survivor (2,705th)1,084
Japan9Mono15Hymn To The Immortal Wind (3,383rd)1,038
Japan10Cornelius8Fantasma (2,023rd)1,021
Japan11山岡 晃 [Akira Yamaoka]5Silent Hill 2 (2,911th)982
Japan12譲 久石 [Joe Hisaishi]22Spirited Away (4,637th)956
Japan13Melt-Banana8Fetch (3,102nd)891
Japan14Yoko Ono18Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band (7,293rd)842
Japan15Ryuichi Sakamoto32Thousand Knives (7,602nd)834
Japan16シートベルツ [The Seatbelts]7Cowboy Bebop (2,473rd)670
Japan17裸のラリーズ [Les Rallizes Dénudés]4'77 Live (2,720th)637
Japan18吉村弘 [Hiroshi Yoshimura]10Wave Notation 1: Music For Nine Post Cards (5,350th)635
Japan19福居良 [Ryo Fukui]5Scenery (3,000th)632
Japan20近藤浩治 [Koji Kondo]7The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time (3,414th)629
Total artists: 991. Page 1 of 50
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