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 States61John Coltrane69A Love Supreme (87th)51,482
United Kingdom62Kate Bush16Hounds Of Love (103rd)50,613
Canada63Rush35Moving Pictures (152nd)49,992
United States64Animal Collective21Merriweather Post Pavilion (99th)49,661
United States65Stevie Wonder35Songs In The Key Of Life (130th)49,493
Australia66AC/DC25Back In Black (100th)47,123
United States67Bon Iver6For Emma, Forever Ago (92nd)46,818
Australia68Tame Impala6Lonerism (89th)46,288
United Kingdom69The Kinks51The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (163rd)45,699
Canada70Joni Mitchell28Blue (93rd)45,061
United States71Jeff Buckley7Grace (47th)44,594
United States72Green Day20American Idiot (138th)44,372
United States73Queens Of The Stone Age8Songs For The Deaf (128th)43,810
United States74Simon & Garfunkel19Bridge Over Troubled Water (116th)43,676
United States75Frank Zappa107Hot Rats (237th)43,396
United States76Guns N' Roses9Appetite For Destruction (72nd)43,030
United States77Television4Marquee Moon (49th)42,706
United Kingdom78Blur12Parklife (173rd)42,159
United States79Marvin Gaye32What's Going On (62nd)42,010
United Kingdom80Portishead5Dummy (79th)41,914
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