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 States201Car Seat Headrest14Teens Of Denial (333rd)15,026
United States202Violent Femmes13Violent Femmes (209th)14,883
United Kingdom203The Jesus And Mary Chain11Psychocandy (290th)14,693
United Kingdom204∆ (alt-J)6An Awesome Wave (246th)14,508
United States205The Byrds22The Notorious Byrd Brothers (762nd)14,436
United States206The Microphones13The Glow Pt. 2 (240th)14,265
Canada207Alanis Morissette14Jagged Little Pill (305th)14,115
United Kingdom208The xx3xx (242nd)14,103
United States209The Mars Volta7De-Loused In The Comatorium (366th)14,030
United Kingdom210The Moody Blues25Days Of Future Passed (371st)13,962
United Kingdom211Marillion33Misplaced Childhood (601st)13,903
United States212The Decemberists16The Crane Wife (607th)13,740
213Derek & The Dominos3Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs (206th)13,728
United States214Eels21Electro-Shock Blues (551st)13,530
United States215Megadeth23Rust In Peace (392nd)13,521
United States216Fiona Apple4The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do (461st)13,482
United States217Yo La Tengo22I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One (419th)13,452
United Kingdom218Franz Ferdinand6Franz Ferdinand (311th)13,390
United Kingdom219Yusuf Islam22Tea For The Tillerman (400th)13,322
United Kingdom220Judas Priest26Screaming For Vengeance (1,120th)13,286
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