Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists 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 Kingdom1The Beatles67Abbey Road (3rd)326,099
United Kingdom2Radiohead22OK Computer (1st)284,043
United Kingdom3Pink Floyd37The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)235,280
United Kingdom4David Bowie91The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (9th)166,816
United States5Bob Dylan77Highway 61 Revisited (26th)141,870
United Kingdom6Led Zeppelin23Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) (12th)136,480
United Kingdom7The Rolling Stones97Exile On Main St. (43rd)99,290
Canada8Arcade Fire7Funeral (14th)90,916
United States9The Velvet Underground18The Velvet Underground & Nico (10th)84,787
United States10Kendrick Lamar9To Pimp A Butterfly (20th)81,508
United States11Nirvana (US)17Nevermind (15th)80,777
United Kingdom12The Smiths15The Queen Is Dead (17th)75,045
Canada13Neil Young86After The Gold Rush (84th)74,215
United States14Miles Davis118Kind Of Blue (38th)71,391
United States15The Beach Boys70Pet Sounds (11th)68,598
United States16Kanye West14My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (32nd)68,225
United States17Pixies26Doolittle (18th)66,600
United States18Jimi Hendrix66Are You Experienced (39th)62,420
United States19R.E.M.35Automatic For The People (51st)61,087
United States20Bruce Springsteen142Born To Run (72nd)60,816
Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 50
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