Top-ranked artists from Japan

The top-ranked artists from Japan that appear most prominently in over 50,000 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]1898.12.28 男達の別れ [98.12.28 Otokotachi No Wakare] (299th)14,091
Japan2ボリス [Boris]27Flood (1,235th)3,131
Japan3ボアダムス [Boredoms]23Vision Creation Newsun (1,134th)2,771
Japan4瀬葉 淳 [Nujabes]4Modal Soul (1,435th)1,996
Japan5青葉市子 [Ichiko Aoba]150 (3,201st)1,693
Japan6山下達郎 [Tatsuro Yamashita]13For You (1,788th)1,483
Japan7Yellow Magic Orchestra10Solid State Survivor (2,532nd)1,239
Japan8植松 伸夫 [Nobuo Uematsu]17Final Fantasy VII Original Soundtrack (5,399th)1,184
Japan9コーネリアス [Cornelius]8Fantasma (2,006th)1,089
Japan10山岡 晃 [Akira Yamaoka]5Silent Hill 2 (2,483rd)1,075
Japan11Mono16Hymn To The Immortal Wind (3,623rd)1,037
Japan12Ryuichi Sakamoto34Thousand Knives (5,772nd)1,007
Japan13譲 久石 [Joe Hisaishi]22Spirited Away (4,669th)956
Japan14椎名 林檎 [Sheena Ringo]6加爾基 精液 栗ノ花 [Karuki Samen Kuri No Hana] (3,113th)929
Japan15Melt-Banana8Fetch (3,556th)789
Japan16裸のラリーズ [Les Rallizes Dénudés]2'77 Live (2,125th)784
Japan17Yoko Ono18Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band (7,339th)764
Japan18吉村弘 [Hiroshi Yoshimura]10Wave Notation 1: Music For Nine Post Cards (4,717th)703
Japan19シートベルツ [The Seatbelts]7Cowboy Bebop (2,401st)699
Japan20細野晴臣 [Haruomi Hosono]19Pacific (5,991st)592
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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