Top-rated artists of all time

Listed below are the top-rated artists of all time as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, a band must have had at least 10 member ratings .)

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Total artists: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating a band has currently received.
n = number of ratings a band has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for a band to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for a band (currently 75/100).

Best Artists of the 1990s
1. Radiohead
2. Nirvana
3. Neutral Milk Hotel
4. The Smashing Pumpkins
5. Oasis
6. My Bloody Valentine
7. Pearl Jam
8. Weezer
9. R.E.M.
10. Richard David James
11. Björk
12. Pavement
13. Jeff Buckley
14. Blur
15. Sigur Rós
16. Red Hot Chili Peppers
17. Portishead
18. Elliott Smith
19. Nas
20. Belle And Sebastian
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