Top-ranked artists

The top-ranked artists that appear most prominently in over 39,000 greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com 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 States21The Doors37The Doors (26th)101,177
United States22R.E.M.34Automatic For The People (57th)98,467
United States23Neutral Milk Hotel6In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)94,822
United States24Kanye West9My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (45th)91,357
United States25Kendrick Lamar8To Pimp A Butterfly (51st)89,462
United Kingdom26Joy Division12Unknown Pleasures (34th)88,126
United States27The Strokes5Is This It (24th)87,715
United States28Talking Heads15Remain In Light (39th)84,779
United Kingdom29Oasis12(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (44th)82,185
United Kingdom30King Crimson68In The Court Of The Crimson King (33rd)81,970
United Kingdom31The Cure33Disintegration (43rd)81,809
United States32The Smashing Pumpkins18Siamese Dream (59th)80,274
United States33Metallica19Master Of Puppets (90th)79,117
United Kingdom34Arctic Monkeys9Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (48th)77,053
United States35Sufjan Stevens15Illinois (55th)76,282
Ireland36My Bloody Valentine9Loveless (25th)75,969
United States37Pearl Jam75Ten (41st)74,831
United Kingdom38Fleetwood Mac33Rumours (30th)72,595
United Kingdom39Coldplay16A Rush Of Blood To The Head (80th)71,955
United Kingdom40Muse14Absolution (122nd)71,580
Total artists: 1,000. Page 2 of 50
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