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]11Long Season (328th)13,599
Japan2ボリス [Boris]24Flood (1,238th)2,937
Japan3ボアダムス [Boredoms]22Vision Creation Newsun (1,090th)2,934
Japan4Nujabes5Modal Soul (1,418th)2,217
Japan5山下達郎 [Tatsuro Yamashita]11For You (2,204th)1,194
Japan6Mono13Hymn To The Immortal Wind (3,267th)1,188
Japan7植松 伸夫 [Nobuo Uematsu]16Final Fantasy VII Original Soundtrack (5,211th)1,123
Japan8Cornelius7Fantasma (1,936th)1,060
Japan9Yellow Magic Orchestra9Solid State Survivor (3,124th)1,010
Japan10山岡 晃 [Akira Yamaoka]5Silent Hill 2 Soundtrack (2,839th)997
Japan11青葉市子 [Ichiko Aoba]110 (3,218th)931
Japan12Melt-Banana8Fetch (3,333rd)888
Japan13Yoko Ono18Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band (7,022nd)861
Japan14譲 久石 [Joe Hisaishi]22Hana-Bi (5,663rd)834
Japan15椎名 林檎 [Shiina Ringo]6勝訴ストリップ [Shōso Strip] (3,872nd)741
Japan16Ryuichi Sakamoto30Async (7,696th)729
Japan17吉村弘 [Hiroshi Yoshimura]10Wave Notation 1: Music For Nine Post Cards (5,178th)629
Japan18近藤浩治 [Koji Kondo]7The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time (3,367th)629
Japan19Les Rallizes Dénudés4'77 Live (3,089th)604
Japan20はっぴいえんど [Happy End]3Kazemachi Roman (2,817th)577
Total artists: 888. Page 1 of 45
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