Top-ranked artists from United States

The top-ranked artists from United States that appear most prominently in over 50,000 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 Dylan77Highway 61 Revisited (26th)141,876
United States2The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)84,767
United States3Kendrick Lamar9To Pimp A Butterfly (20th)81,482
United States4Nirvana (US)17Nevermind (15th)80,747
United States5Miles Davis118Kind Of Blue (38th)71,370
United States6The Beach Boys70Pet Sounds (11th)68,607
United States7Kanye West14My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (32nd)68,204
United States8Pixies26Doolittle (18th)66,595
United States9Jimi Hendrix66Are You Experienced (39th)62,423
United States10R.E.M.35Automatic For The People (51st)61,095
United States11Bruce Springsteen142Born To Run (72nd)60,830
United States12Talking Heads15Remain In Light (29th)59,368
United States13The Doors45The Doors (30th)56,642
United States14Sufjan Stevens25Illinois (45th)56,175
United States15The Strokes7Is This It (23rd)51,734
United States16Neutral Milk Hotel6In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (16th)46,653
United States17The Smashing Pumpkins26Siamese Dream (54th)43,966
United States18Metallica29Master Of Puppets (105th)42,172
United States19Prince63Purple Rain (81st)40,345
United States20John Coltrane78A Love Supreme (74th)39,568
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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