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)
Norway361a-ha16Scoundrel Days (1,328th)6,721
United States362Danny Brown7Atrocity Exhibition (539th)6,709
United Kingdom363Duran Duran19Rio (653rd)6,695
United Kingdom364Keane7Hopes And Fears (575th)6,656
United States365The Modern Lovers1The Modern Lovers (406th)6,625
United States366The Roots14Things Fall Apart (1,209th)6,595
United Kingdom367Motörhead33Ace Of Spades (839th)6,576
United Kingdom368John Cale39Paris 1919 (813th)6,519
United Kingdom369Van Der Graaf Generator24Pawn Hearts (1,153rd)6,513
Ireland370The Waterboys16This Is The Sea (996th)6,508
Germany371Tangerine Dream88Phaedra (1,078th)6,506
United States372The B-52's14The B-52's (752nd)6,494
Argentina373Soda Stereo13Canción Animal (977th)6,442
Australia374Crowded House10Woodface (1,062nd)6,440
United Kingdom375The Chemical Brothers14Dig Your Own Hole (961st)6,436
Sweden376The Knife7Silent Shout (597th)6,367
United States377The Residents126Not Available (1,174th)6,325
United States378N.W.A6Straight Outta Compton (456th)6,302
United States379The Offspring10Smash (758th)6,274
United States380Tracy Chapman9Tracy Chapman (490th)6,215
Total artists: 1,000. Page 19 of 50  Site Newsletter
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