Top-ranked artists from Japan

The top-ranked artists from Japan 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)
Japan1フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans]1898.12.28 男達の別れ [98.12.28 Otokotachi No Wakare] (317th)13,426
Japan2ボリス [Boris]40Flood (1,341st)3,190
Japan3ボアダムス [Boredoms]23Vision Creation Newsun (1,252nd)2,468
Japan4瀬葉 淳 [Nujabes]4Modal Soul (1,466th)1,909
Japan5青葉市子 [Ichiko Aoba]14Windswept Adan (3,279th)1,714
Japan6山下達郎 [Tatsuro Yamashita]14For You (1,910th)1,358
Japan7Yellow Magic Orchestra10Solid State Survivor (2,506th)1,244
Japan8植松 伸夫 [Nobuo Uematsu]18Final Fantasy VII Original Soundtrack (5,541st)1,184
Japan9山岡 晃 [Akira Yamaoka]6Silent Hill 2 (2,511th)1,088
Japan10Mono16Hymn To The Immortal Wind (3,982nd)1,053
Japan11Ryuichi Sakamoto36Thousand Knives (6,754th)1,025
Japan12コーネリアス [Cornelius]9Fantasma (1,973rd)1,011
Japan13譲 久石 [Joe Hisaishi]27Spirited Away (4,979th)939
Japan14椎名 林檎 [Sheena Ringo]17加爾基 精液 栗ノ花 [Karuki Samen Kuri No Hana] (3,244th)881
Japan15吉村弘 [Hiroshi Yoshimura]11Wave Notation 1: Music For Nine Post Cards (4,793rd)783
Japan16シートベルツ [The Seatbelts]7Cowboy Bebop (2,311th)743
Japan17Yoko Ono19Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band (7,386th)724
Japan18Melt-Banana10Fetch (3,779th)705
Japan19福居良 [Ryo Fukui]5Scenery (2,639th)690
Japan20The Pillows21FLCL: Original Sound Track No. 3 (5,202nd)686
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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