Top-ranked artists from United States

The top-ranked artists from United States 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)
United States1Bob Dylan72Highway 61 Revisited (24th)158,782
United States2The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)99,108
United States3Nirvana17Nevermind (16th)94,344
United States4Kendrick Lamar8To Pimp A Butterfly (23rd)83,998
United States5The Beach Boys65Pet Sounds (13th)77,104
United States6Pixies19Doolittle (17th)76,488
United States7Miles Davis111Kind Of Blue (40th)75,064
United States8Kanye West11My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (34th)73,728
United States9Jimi Hendrix61Are You Experienced (38th)69,110
United States10Bruce Springsteen121Born To Run (65th)68,987
United States11R.E.M.33Automatic For The People (57th)65,060
United States12Talking Heads15Remain In Light (30th)63,360
United States13The Doors41The Doors (29th)63,107
United States14Sufjan Stevens20Illinois (45th)61,347
United States15The Strokes6Is This It (22nd)56,851
United States16Neutral Milk Hotel6In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (15th)56,029
United States17The Smashing Pumpkins22Siamese Dream (52nd)50,621
United States18Metallica21Master Of Puppets (104th)45,255
United States19Weezer21Weezer (The Blue Album) (69th)44,081
United States20The National13High Violet (127th)43,259
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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