Acclaimed Music - The Top 1000 Artists of All Time
The Top 1000 Artists of All Time
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AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
1 The Beatles
1 1 1 101
2 The Rolling Stones
3 2 3 3 108
3 Bob Dylan
2 6 2 16 199 44 33
4 David Bowie
5 8 102 1 47
5 Led Zeppelin
6 9 16 7
6 Radiohead
4 42 2 1
7 Prince
12 7 1 132
8 Bruce Springsteen
8 20 11 6 165 89
9 The Who
10 11 9 20
10 Elvis Presley
38 3 1 18 258
11 Jimi Hendrix
11 13 4 149
12 The Beach Boys
24 5 5 111
13 The Velvet Underground
9 39 7 55 202
14 Marvin Gaye
28 4 37 8 69
15 R.E.M.
15 22 4 3 236
16 U2
17 18 3 17 57
17 The Clash
20 15 6 40
18 Neil Young
7 76 56 5 87 39
19 Nirvana
22 17 119 1
20 Stevie Wonder
18 30 128 4 285
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
21 Pink Floyd
13 62 30 9
22 Bob Marley and The Wailers
19 44 215 2 170
23 Elvis Costello
16 60 14 14 195
24 The Smiths
25 24 2
25 Talking Heads
23 55 28 11
26 Aretha Franklin
50 10 8 105
27 Van Morrison
21 63 20 25 111 479
28 The Byrds
27 35 6
29 Public Enemy
32 32 5 35
30 The Doors
34 48 12 65
31 The Kinks
53 19 11 132
32 James Brown
62 16 45 13 57
33 Miles Davis
14 324 2 26 44 296
34 Michael Jackson
51 25 61 10 464
35 Beastie Boys
29 59 19 13 433
36 Johnny Cash
54 28 15 32 101 37
37 Sex Pistols
93 12 10
38 Beck
36 65 5 58
39 Sly and the Family Stone
57 29 21 34
40 Creedence Clearwater Revival
72 21 15 73
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
41 Otis Redding
60 27 10 252
42 Pixies
39 68 7 85
43 John Lennon
58 34 224 12 168
44 Madonna
81 23 9 28 47
45 Lou Reed
41 77 19 68 137
46 Roxy Music
30 106 17 94
47 Blur
65 38 7 61
48 Joy Division
56 53 50 16
49 Sonic Youth
31 118 13 42 93
50 Kraftwerk
40 94 18 109
51 Joni Mitchell
26 187 13
52 Ramones
52 66 15 241
53 The Band
35 125 17 106
54 Oasis
79 36 4
55 Simon and Garfunkel
75 49 22 52
56 The Police
64 61 49 24
57 PJ Harvey
42 132 10 34
58 New Order
88 41 8 142 148
59 Ray Charles
111 26 7 31
60 Bj�rk
43 164 8 51
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
61 The Stooges
46 145 45 32
62 Massive Attack
59 78 6
63 OutKast
85 54 112 3
64 John Coltrane
37 289 43 14 410
65 The Jam
95 51 35 34
66 Tom Waits
33 502 159 17 73 82
67 Chuck Berry
253 14 3 150
68 The Cure
63 103 140 12 255 428
69 Al Green
94 57 21
70 The White Stripes
74 80 2
71 Steely Dan
49 188 22 302 395
72 AC/DC
80 86 56 31
73 Metallica
55 199 27 48 386
74 Eminem
125 56 62 9
75 Black Sabbath
68 138 24 345
76 Parliament/Funkadelic
66 157 23
77 Brian Eno
44 1031 30 90 351
78 Patti Smith
77 126 26 291
79 LCD Soundsystem
137 58 4
80 Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
45 1367 19 238
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
81 Guns N' Roses
92 101 22 92
82 Frank Sinatra
61 263 110 5 87
83 Pavement
71 182 9
84 Buddy Holly & The Crickets
258 31 4
85 Wilco
47 1183 61 11
86 Nick Cave
73 183 39 21 45
87 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
48 818 33 103 205
88 Fleetwood Mac
87 124 110 33
89 Leonard Cohen
78 166 43 116 99 331
90 Primal Scream
98 98 15 86
91 Elton John
126 79 27
92 Nick Drake
69 274 47 62
93 Pet Shop Boys
114 93 37 40
94 Kanye West
103 116 5
95 T. Rex
168 67 29
96 Run-D.M.C.
158 69 15
97 Pulp
131 89 12 305
98 Jay-Z
135 88 155 8
99 Little Richard
376 33 6
100 Grateful Dead
89 181 60 63 440
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
101 Portishead
76 318 19 67
102 Pearl Jam
96 162 11
103 Arcade Fire
86 219 6
104 Missy Elliott
201 64 104 16
105 Sam Cooke
289 50 46 35 125
106 Queen
174 72 36 206
107 Eagles
151 81 31
108 H�sker D�
70 533 18
109 The Specials
178 73 81 44
110 Smashing Pumpkins
101 171 14
111 The Flaming Lips
84 295 54 26
112 Paul Simon
82 345 91 43 468
113 The Strokes
117 130 7
114 Blondie
153 84 43 149
115 Kate Bush
102 198 121 36 263
116 The Temptations
488 37 50 77
117 Charles Mingus
67 1219 18 34 298
118 The Chemical Brothers
142 112 16 334
119 The Jesus and Mary Chain
143 110 20
120 Duke Ellington
130 128 5 20 69 468
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
121 Aerosmith
136 134 47 147
122 Thelonious Monk
91 351 12 9 142
123 Muddy Waters
233 71 74 14 95 231
124 Cream
113 180 23
125 Randy Newman
83 512 408 37 391 438 388
126 The Stone Roses
162 104 21
127 The Everly Brothers
569 43 10 103
128 My Bloody Valentine
119 177 102 27
129 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
606 45 24
130 Jefferson Airplane
138 161 25 469
131 Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young)
108 249 88 67
132 Peter Gabriel
120 206 299 26
133 Grandmaster Flash
614 47 23
134 Rod Stewart
148 135 268 42
135 Deep Purple
99 375 38
136 Curtis Mayfield
115 232 39
137 Daft Punk
152 129 53 40
138 Big Star
105 329 40
139 Roy Orbison
869 40 29 265
140 Television
110 276 41
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
141 Janis Joplin/Big Brother and The Holding Company
124 221 68 83
142 M.I.A.
150 156 10
143 Pretenders
191 117 169 32
144 The Replacements
127 230 25
145 Red Hot Chili Peppers
160 149 23 196
146 Franz Ferdinand
226 97 12
147 Depeche Mode
170 137 45 90
148 TV on the Radio
122 281 13
149 Animal Collective
90 1024 14
150 De La Soul
133 245 35 124
151 The Verve
223 108 18
152 The Supremes
738 52 27
153 Love
128 288 28
154 Coldplay
173 165 15
155 Dr. Dre
211 119 20
156 Morrissey
185 158 95 108 64
157 Chic
252 99 46 508
158 Derek and The Dominos
192 147 45
159 Sigur R�s
100 816 74 36
160 Hank Williams
46 1 16
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
161 Manic Street Preachers
157 205 25 275
162 Carole King
183 174 48
163 Santana
154 213 195 72 209
164 Nine Inch Nails
139 306 97 49
165 Elliott Smith
116 505 46 79
166 King Crimson
109 677 57 151 232
167 Tim Buckley
112 574 70 110 413
168 Can
97 239 53
169 A Tribe Called Quest
141 325 22
170 Public Image Ltd.
210 160 75 135
171 XTC
140 343 167 48 307
172 Jerry Lee Lewis
429 75 13 172
173 The Streets
169 218 17
174 Ornette Coleman
104 29 54 253 401
175 Bo Diddley
321 95 8
176 Sonny Rollins
107 1295 12 177
177 The Prodigy
200 185 24
178 Eric B. & Rakim
231 144 28
179 Echo and the Bunnymen
179 229 29
180 Herbie Hancock
123 573 79 127 247
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
181 Belle and Sebastian
106 47 103
182 Mot�rhead
156 280 206 42
183 Arctic Monkeys
171 246 18
184 Weezer
195 208 33 234
185 Van Halen
204 201 114 61
186 N.W.A
222 172 30
187 Queens of the Stone Age
180 252 308 20
188 Suede
207 200 26
189 Jackson Browne
132 592 51
190 Happy Mondays
232 170 134 50
191 Lynyrd Skynyrd
239 163 54
192 Ella Fitzgerald
118 996 63 11 291
193 Dusty Springfield
217 194 36 506
194 Jimmy Cliff
285 122 118 85
195 Iggy Pop
193 248 58
196 Aphex Twin
172 302 29 337
197 Sufjan Stevens
149 428 19
198 Gram Parsons
129 820 59
199 Dexys Midnight Runners
188 275 33
200 Wire
121 1153 60