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 94
2 The Rolling Stones
3 2 2 2 98
3 Bob Dylan
2 6 3 16 177 41 23
4 David Bowie
4 9 113 1 47
5 Led Zeppelin
5 8 16 6 252
6 Bruce Springsteen
6 21 9 5 166 91
7 Prince
13 7 502 1 153
8 The Who
9 11 9 20
9 Elvis Presley
35 3 1 18 271
10 Jimi Hendrix
12 13 4 157
11 The Beach Boys
24 5 5 111
12 R.E.M.
11 22 4 2 239
13 The Velvet Underground
8 45 7 50 190
14 Marvin Gaye
31 4 36 8 66
15 U2
17 19 3 17 24
16 The Clash
21 15 5 41
17 Nirvana
23 17 125 1 334
18 Radiohead
10 49 3 6
19 Neil Young
7 84 58 7 79 40
20 Stevie Wonder
19 29 129 3 257
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
21 Pink Floyd
14 68 34 10
22 Elvis Costello
16 59 12 13 167 255
23 Bob Marley and The Wailers
20 51 270 4 161
24 Van Morrison
18 62 20 22 113
25 Aretha Franklin
45 10 8 95 525
26 Talking Heads
22 57 26 9
27 The Smiths
28 31 2
28 The Byrds
27 33 6
29 Public Enemy
29 34 6 28
30 The Doors
36 44 12 69
31 Miles Davis
15 357 2 25 43 336
32 James Brown
64 16 47 13 58
33 The Kinks
56 18 11 139
34 Beastie Boys
32 61 18 12 329
35 Creedence Clearwater Revival
66 20 14 67
36 Otis Redding
52 26 10 244
37 Michael Jackson
53 27 64 10 519
38 Beck
37 66 4 63
39 Sex Pistols
93 12 11
40 Sly and the Family Stone
55 30 21 35
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
41 Roxy Music
26 119 17 99
42 Johnny Cash
60 35 17 38 101 26
43 John Lennon
54 41 249 14 150
44 Pixies
39 77 7 94
45 Joni Mitchell
25 209 13
46 Blur
63 40 6 53
47 Ramones
48 64 15 236
48 Madonna
87 23 11 31 33
49 Lou Reed
40 85 21 60 147
50 Sonic Youth
33 127 12 49 57
51 Simon and Garfunkel
68 47 22 53
52 Joy Division
65 54 60 17
53 Oasis
79 38 5
54 OutKast
71 50 93 2
55 The Band
38 128 15 126
56 New Order
82 46 8 154 101
57 Ray Charles
95 28 8 26
58 The Police
69 60 52 23
59 Kraftwerk
50 106 23 124
60 Al Green
83 55 18
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
61 Steely Dan
42 162 19 319
62 John Coltrane
30 414 18 17 395 282
63 P J Harvey
46 150 8 37
64 Björk
44 185 10 31
65 Massive Attack
57 92 7
66 The Jam
91 56 36 32
67 Chuck Berry
238 14 3 131
68 The Stooges
49 165 49 34
69 Tom Waits
34 793 174 20 76 76
70 The White Stripes
67 93 1
71 Eminem
105 53 70 4
72 Frank Sinatra
51 225 5 70
73 The Cure
76 97 147 14 227
74 Parliament/Funkadelic
61 147 409 24
75 AC/DC
88 80 54 34
76 Metallica
62 174 26 48
77 Brian Eno
41 1148 31 104 394
78 Buddy Holly & The Crickets
247 24 4
79 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
47 800 32 99 166
80 Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
43 19 300
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
81 Black Sabbath
78 138 25 456
82 Fleetwood Mac
84 123 119 32
83 Guns 'n' Roses
96 91 21 105
84 Nick Cave
70 219 36 25 46
85 Primal Scream
92 107 15 73
86 Pavement
77 190 9
87 Missy Misdemeanor Elliott
164 58 97 8
88 Patti Smith
85 159 28 349
89 Little Richard
382 25 6
90 Pulp
114 89 11 201
91 The Eagles
137 73 27
92 Paul Simon
72 310 77 40 522 284
93 Elton John
134 75 29
94 Run-D.M.C.
163 65 15
95 Blondie
132 78 38 139
96 Leonard Cohen
81 232 53 119 97 310
97 Grateful Dead
86 211 62 63 398
98 Nick Drake
74 396 56 65
99 The Temptations
380 32 44 81
100 Pet Shop Boys
117 103 37 42
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
101 Franz Ferdinand
122 100 3
102 T. Rex
168 70 30
103 Hüsker Dü
73 453 16
104 Thelonious Monk
75 369 14 7 294 240
105 Wilco
58 1152 59 14
106 The Smashing Pumpkins
97 163 13
107 Charles Mingus
59 1165 13 31 304
108 Rod Stewart
111 120 288 33
109 Pearl Jam
100 153 14
110 Sam Cooke
307 48 53 37 130
111 Aerosmith
121 114 44 134 505
112 Duke Ellington
108 129 5 20 65 314
113 Queen
212 69 40 213
114 The Everly Brothers
444 37 11 98
115 Randy Newman
80 514 426 37 359 350
116 Muddy Waters
208 72 86 16 93 217
117 Cream
112 156 23
118 The Jesus and Mary Chain
141 112 19
119 The Strokes
126 130 5
120 The Chemical Brothers
142 115 16 247
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
121 The Specials
205 76 86 48
122 The Stone Roses
155 108 22
123 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
579 39 28 196
124 Kate Bush
103 233 128 43 130
125 Kanye West
139 133 7
126 Pretenders
180 99 167 28
127 My Bloody Valentine
118 193 108 29
128 Jefferson Airplane
135 149 24
129 Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young)
106 238 86 72
130 Big Star
102 282 39
131 Grandmaster Flash
629 42 24
132 Roy Orbison
902 36 27 288
133 Television
104 271 41
134 Deep Purple
99 354 42
135 Jay-Z
169 116 162 11
136 Janis Joplin/Big Brother and The Holding Company
128 203 69 91
137 The Replacements
116 253 25
138 Coldplay
145 173 9
139 The Flaming Lips
110 294 54 30
140 Peter Gabriel
125 231 329 27
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
141 Sonny Rollins
90 1162 9 174
142 De La Soul
124 246 33 123
143 Ornette Coleman
89 32 42 186 399
144 The Streets
140 210 10
145 The Verve
207 111 18
146 Curtis Mayfield
123 274 45
147 Red Hot Chili Peppers
172 146 445 27 142
148 Santana
148 197 198 71 180
149 Morrissey
156 181 112 106 41
150 Derek and The Dominos
184 136 46
151 The Supremes
800 52 29
152 Dr. Dre
220 117 19
153 Manic Street Preachers
161 191 20
154 Yo La Tengo
94 1116 64 34
155 XTC
120 399 182 45 240
156 Lynyrd Skynyrd
202 134 47
157 Jackson Browne
107 542 48
158 Depeche Mode
191 158 46 100 296
159 Carole King
171 179 49
160 Hank Williams
43 1 21
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
161 Weezer
159 212 36 108
162 Ella Fitzgerald
101 909 64 10 228
163 Love
136 306 30
164 Chic
266 109 51 437
165 Jerry Lee Lewis
448 71 14 190
166 Nine Inch Nails
149 266 94 51
167 Portishead
127 383 21
168 Can
98 233 59
169 A Tribe Called Quest
146 283 22
170 King Crimson
109 804 66 146 249
171 The Prodigy
190 188 23
172 Herbie Hancock
113 670 75 124 287
173 Queens of the Stone Age
158 254 264 12
174 Van Halen
199 180 115 61
175 Suede
193 196 24
176 The Four Tops
718 63 33
177 LL Cool J
260 122 56 88
178 Eric B. & Rakim
239 139 29
179 Dusty Springfield
206 183 35 514
180 Echo and the Bunnymen
173 244 30
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s 90s00s
181 Underworld
245 135 26 316
182 The Bee Gees
228 160 380 56
183 The Allman Brothers Band
147 372 287 62
184 Public Image Ltd.
233 155 79 160
185 Wire
115 1081 55
186 Tom Petty
209 200 98 122 466
187 Happy Mondays
234 167 146 46
188 Iggy Pop
176 275 57
189 N.W.A.
236 172 31
190 Elliott Smith
130 668 62 64
191 Motörhead
175 287 233 42
192 The Isley Brothers
608 74 41 126 173
193 Daft Punk
259 157 60 68
194 Bo Diddley
379 102 12
195 Gram Parsons
131 755 61
196 Soundgarden
196 258 448 32
197 Notorious B.I.G.
257 161 30
198 Belle and Sebastian
119 45 111
199 Jimmy Cliff
277 140 127 100
200 Howlin' Wolf
222 216 29 92