Top-ranked artists from United States

The top-ranked artists from United States that appear most prominently in over 41,000 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)
United States1Bob Dylan69Highway 61 Revisited (23rd)160,589
United States2The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)100,189
United States3Nirvana17Nevermind (15th)98,420
United States4Kendrick Lamar8To Pimp A Butterfly (25th)82,656
United States5The Beach Boys58Pet Sounds (13th)78,299
United States6Pixies18Doolittle (17th)78,282
United States7Miles Davis104Kind Of Blue (40th)72,996
United States8Kanye West10My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (34th)71,981
United States9Bruce Springsteen107Born To Run (61st)70,888
United States10R.E.M.34Automatic For The People (58th)65,176
United States11Jimi Hendrix57Are You Experienced (37th)63,845
United States12The Doors38The Doors (29th)63,721
United States13Talking Heads15Remain In Light (30th)61,340
United States14Sufjan Stevens16Illinois (46th)61,027
United States15Neutral Milk Hotel6In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (14th)59,009
United States16The Strokes6Is This It (21st)56,812
United States17The Smashing Pumpkins18Siamese Dream (54th)51,306
United States18Metallica19Master Of Puppets (109th)46,435
United States19Weezer19Weezer (The Blue Album) (68th)45,131
United States20The National12High Violet (124th)43,397
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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