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Top-ranked artists from United Kingdom

The top-ranked artists from United Kingdom that appear most prominently in over 36,000 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).

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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)
United Kingdom1The Beatles62Abbey Road (3rd)692,624
United Kingdom2Radiohead20OK Computer (1st)579,816
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd31The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)453,329
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin22Led Zeppelin IV (7th)274,276
United Kingdom5David Bowie63The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (16th)252,966
United Kingdom6The Rolling Stones72Exile On Main St. (31st)178,972
United Kingdom7The Smiths14The Queen Is Dead (21st)130,700
United Kingdom8The Clash16London Calling (15th)117,526
United Kingdom9The Who40Who's Next (28th)114,966
United Kingdom10Joy Division12Unknown Pleasures (33rd)86,269
United Kingdom11Oasis12(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (43rd)80,861
United Kingdom12The Cure32Disintegration (44th)78,910
United Kingdom13King Crimson66In The Court Of The Crimson King (34th)76,320
United Kingdom14Arctic Monkeys9Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (45th)75,519
United Kingdom15Muse14Absolution (120th)70,825
United Kingdom16Coldplay16A Rush Of Blood To The Head (79th)70,099
United Kingdom17Fleetwood Mac33Rumours (32nd)69,948
United Kingdom18Black Sabbath34Paranoid (75th)65,567
United Kingdom19Van Morrison49Astral Weeks (59th)64,966
United Kingdom20Queen45A Night At The Opera (76th)64,084
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