Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 39,000 greatest album charts on are listed below:

N.B. Artists 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 Kingdom1The Beatles65Abbey Road (3rd)710,784
United Kingdom2Radiohead21OK Computer (1st)593,707
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd31The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)465,581
United Kingdom4Led Zeppelin23Led Zeppelin IV (7th)279,707
United States5Bob Dylan68Highway 61 Revisited (21st)270,397
United Kingdom6David Bowie68The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (15th)262,443
Canada7Arcade Fire6Funeral (9th)191,237
United Kingdom8The Rolling Stones87Exile On Main St. (32nd)183,005
United States9Nirvana15Nevermind (11th)179,235
United States10The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground And Nico (8th)164,907
United Kingdom11The Smiths14The Queen Is Dead (20th)133,459
United States12Pixies17Doolittle (19th)129,335
United States13The Beach Boys58Pet Sounds (14th)128,824
United Kingdom14The Clash16London Calling (16th)118,860
United Kingdom15The Who42Who's Next (28th)117,062
Ireland16U231The Joshua Tree (36th)116,885
Canada17Neil Young69After The Gold Rush (83rd)113,494
United States18Bruce Springsteen88Born To Run (52nd)109,693
United States19Jimi Hendrix58Are You Experienced (31st)109,341
United States20Miles Davis101Kind Of Blue (38th)102,484
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