Top-ranked artists from United States

The top-ranked artists from United States that appear most prominently in over 52,000 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 Dylan78Highway 61 Revisited (26th)135,349
United States2The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)79,712
United States3Kendrick Lamar9To Pimp A Butterfly (19th)77,473
United States4Nirvana17Nevermind (14th)77,063
United States5Miles Davis120Kind Of Blue (37th)68,816
United States6The Beach Boys70Pet Sounds (11th)65,382
United States7Kanye West14My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (33rd)64,644
United States8Pixies26Doolittle (18th)62,804
United States9R.E.M.35Automatic For The People (49th)60,251
United States10Jimi Hendrix67Are You Experienced (39th)59,700
United States11Bruce Springsteen148Born To Run (71st)58,443
United States12Talking Heads15Remain In Light (27th)57,859
United States13Sufjan Stevens27Illinois (42nd)55,544
United States14The Doors45The Doors (30th)54,326
United States15The Strokes7Is This It (24th)49,083
United States16Neutral Milk Hotel6In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (16th)42,341
United States17The Smashing Pumpkins26Siamese Dream (55th)42,238
United States18Metallica29Master Of Puppets (105th)41,611
United States19Prince63Purple Rain (81st)39,531
United States20John Coltrane80A Love Supreme (75th)38,257
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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