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 Dylan74Highway 61 Revisited (26th)150,171
United States2The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)91,121
United States3Nirvana (US)18Nevermind (15th)86,798
United States4Kendrick Lamar9To Pimp A Butterfly (20th)81,593
United States5Miles Davis112Kind Of Blue (40th)72,478
United States6The Beach Boys66Pet Sounds (12th)72,152
United States7Kanye West14My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (32nd)71,929
United States8Pixies23Doolittle (17th)71,573
United States9Jimi Hendrix63Are You Experienced (38th)66,696
United States10Bruce Springsteen130Born To Run (70th)65,164
United States11R.E.M.35Automatic For The People (53rd)62,496
United States12Talking Heads15Remain In Light (29th)61,828
United States13The Doors42The Doors (30th)59,993
United States14Sufjan Stevens23Illinois (45th)59,312
United States15The Strokes6Is This It (23rd)53,727
United States16Neutral Milk Hotel6In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (16th)50,801
United States17The Smashing Pumpkins22Siamese Dream (54th)46,659
United States18Prince61Purple Rain (83rd)41,106
United States19The National13High Violet (134th)40,392
United States20Weezer24Weezer (The Blue Album) (74th)40,376
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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