Acclaimed Music - The Top 1000 Artists of All Time
The Top 1000 Artists of All Time
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AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
1 The Beatles
1 1 1 84
2 The Rolling Stones
3 2 2 3 141
3 Bob Dylan
2 4 3 13 154 59 49 182
4 David Bowie
4 6 81 1 28 43
5 Radiohead
5 13 2 1 66
6 Elvis Presley
46 3 1 17 235 544
7 Bruce Springsteen
6 10 7 7 135 100
8 The Beach Boys
25 5 4 107
9 Prince
12 8 327 1 106 453
10 Led Zeppelin
8 12 15 6
11 The Who
14 9 8 19
12 Marvin Gaye
28 7 26 8 68
13 Jimi Hendrix
13 14 5 179
14 R.E.M.
10 19 4 4 205
15 The Velvet Underground
11 18 6 50 258
16 U2
17 16 3 14 61
17 The Clash
19 15 2 29
18 Neil Young
7 51 50 5 97 83 225
19 Nirvana
20 23 112 1 463
20 The Smiths
27 22 2
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
21 Stevie Wonder
21 29 91 4 206
22 Pink Floyd
15 48 28 11
23 Kanye West
29 28 7 1
24 Elvis Costello
16 58 14 18 213 312
25 James Brown
65 17 34 12 61 403
26 Aretha Franklin
54 20 7 133 582 645
27 Talking Heads
22 45 33 11
28 Michael Jackson
48 25 56 6 256
29 Arcade Fire
30 33 6 2
30 Bob Marley and The Wailers
23 56 186 9 114
31 The Kinks
62 24 10 119
32 Madonna
91 21 8 25 54
33 Van Morrison
18 73 23 28 220 667
34 Public Enemy
34 47 10 34
35 The Byrds
37 49 9
36 John Lennon
59 36 155 12 162
37 The Doors
40 55 13 64
38 LCD Soundsystem
81 27 3 11
39 Jay-Z
96 26 76 4 21
40 Daft Punk
77 30 35 23 6
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
41 Chuck Berry
302 11 2 116
42 Joy Division
52 41 42 13
43 Pixies
41 60 5 87
44 Sex Pistols
90 32 10
45 Oasis
82 34 3 444
46 Beastie Boys
38 68 16 15 393 289
47 Sly and the Family Stone
57 43 19 41
48 Creedence Clearwater Revival
84 35 16 53
49 Blur
74 39 5 90 126
50 New Order
98 31 9 121 174
51 Johnny Cash
63 42 13 41 155 47
52 OutKast
69 44 93 5
53 Otis Redding
66 53 11 373
54 Beck
36 76 6 104
55 Kraftwerk
45 71 15 73
56 The Cure
71 54 90 12 201
57 The White Stripes
61 63 2
58 Simon and Garfunkel
83 50 22 55
59 Lou Reed
39 87 18 107 235
60 Ray Charles
129 37 6 29 569
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
61 PJ Harvey
26 132 13 68 22
62 Miles Davis
9 506 5 48 81 448
63 The Band
35 124 14 142
64 Roxy Music
42 111 21 98
65 Ramones
53 84 17 212
66 Björk
43 120 8 67
67 Massive Attack
60 95 7
68 Nick Cave
51 101 43 23 72 54
69 Sonic Youth
32 170 20 52 156
70 The Jam
106 67 43 26
71 Tom Waits
24 246 131 22 111 132 99
72 Joni Mitchell
33 173 308 20
73 Al Green
116 65 16
74 Portishead
67 92 17 41
75 Eminem
118 64 66 12 205
76 Sam Cooke
308 38 36 20 201
77 Leonard Cohen
72 86 38 87 55 371 197
78 M.I.A.
134 61 10 40
79 Buddy Holly & The Crickets
292 40 3
80 The Stooges
47 139 44 38
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
81 The Police
80 85 51 31
82 The Strokes
110 69 8 142
83 Fleetwood Mac
92 78 105 25
84 Queen
165 66 27 86
85 Little Richard
342 46 4
86 Patti Smith
78 116 23 524 452
87 Elton John
122 75 22 369
88 Primal Scream
100 94 388 12 102
89 John Coltrane
31 293 74 18 575
90 Pulp
123 79 9 392
91 Arctic Monkeys
113 90 13 32
92 AC/DC
87 123 65 34
93 Black Sabbath
79 126 24 415
94 Blondie
160 74 32 83
95 Animal Collective
93 112 9
96 Guns N' Roses
95 109 17 104 594
97 Kate Bush
97 117 103 25 385 210
98 Wilco
44 274 73 19 134
99 The Stone Roses
155 81 14 239
100 My Bloody Valentine
75 152 82 26 72
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
101 Metallica
64 184 32 51
102 Frank Sinatra
58 199 86 7 92 593
103 The Flaming Lips
73 158 46 31
104 Coldplay
171 83 11
105 The Temptations
562 57 37 73
106 Pavement
70 180 10
107 Vampire Weekend
119 110 50 4
108 Missy Elliott
196 82 95 17
109 T. Rex
172 93 26
110 Roy Orbison
1004 52 150 25 288
111 Smashing Pumpkins
105 130 11
112 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
643 62 21
113 Nick Drake
76 190 69 54
114 Pet Shop Boys
147 103 35 57 543 283
115 Steely Dan
56 257 29 383 569
116 The Supremes
763 59 24
117 Depeche Mode
205 97 33 63 342
118 Yeah Yeah Yeahs
213 96 14 122
119 The Specials
194 98 78 40
120 Funkadelic/Parliament
85 189 487 30
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
121 The National
88 191 44 9
122 The Chemical Brothers
142 122 16 200
123 Eagles
169 105 31
124 Run-D.M.C.
191 104 15
125 Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young)
115 174 84 63
126 Brian Eno
49 500 44 124 520 552
127 The Everly Brothers
660 72 9 103
128 Franz Ferdinand
232 118 15
129 Justin Timberlake
376 88 20 71
130 Randy Newman
94 226 498 35 525 488
131 Paul Simon
89 254 88 45 485 281
132 Peter Gabriel
137 157 206 24
133 Frank Ocean
182 131 3
134 The Jesus and Mary Chain
143 154 19 658
135 Curtis Mayfield
132 172 34
136 The Streets
153 149 16
137 Rod Stewart
162 146 457 37
138 Big Star
114 197 36
139 Aerosmith
140 166 46 155 450
140 Muddy Waters
270 115 85 11 138 302
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
141 Cream
124 187 27
142 Bon Iver
151 156 58 8
143 Green Day
193 138 40 59
144 Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five
668 77 21
145 Dr. Dre
186 140 18
146 Duke Ellington
167 151 4 37 131
147 Hank Williams
70 2 16
148 Pearl Jam
112 224 19
149 Grizzly Bear
146 177 35 38
150 Morrissey
222 137 54 129 82
151 Sufjan Stevens
102 241 25 89
152 Red Hot Chili Peppers
192 147 443 24 197
153 Elliott Smith
109 240 33 127
154 TV on the Radio
121 212 18 286
155 Bo Diddley
347 108 8 466
156 Weezer
170 171 30 150
157 The Replacements
120 222 23 537
158 Gorillaz
281 127 36 35
159 Nine Inch Nails
135 209 99 36 459
160 Hot Chip
298 129 27 81
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
161 The Knife
207 159 38 44
162 Queens of the Stone Age
139 207 461 26 132
163 MGMT
407 106 22 200
164 Pretenders
206 162 129 41
165 Chic
273 136 39
166 Phoenix
425 107 24 153
167 The Verve
245 145 20 595
168 Grateful Dead
104 283 93 75 350
169 Television
101 288 40
170 Jerry Lee Lewis
415 113 10 228
171 Jeff Buckley
148 203 21
172 The Libertines
231 164 21
173 Four Tops
956 89 30
174 The Drifters
80 28 45
175 Dusty Springfield
209 178 33 325
176 ABBA
569 102 57 161
177 Jefferson Airplane
149 219 31
178 Manic Street Preachers
197 186 29 244
179 Serge Gainsbourg
221 175 148 68 108
180 The Ronettes
779 99 32
AlbumsSongs 1900-4950s60s 70s80s90s 00s10s
181 The Prodigy
219 181 22
182 Donna Summer
742 100 45 444
183 Ike and Tina Turner
558 114 36 250
184 Hüsker Dü
86 496 27
185 Sigur Rós
99 368 74 52 219
186 Janis Joplin/Big Brother and The Holding Company
128 269 82 96
187 Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
50 1652 35 293 594
188 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
55 1138 55 143 317
189 Beyoncé
91 34 85
190 De La Soul
130 280 39 141
191 Deep Purple
107 341 478 47
192 Love
127 298 34
193 N.W.A
224 194 30
194 M83
295 165 77 15
195 James Blake
267 176 5
196 A Tribe Called Quest
131 303 27
197 Billie Holiday
343 148 1 53
198 Suede
238 195 28
199 Aphex Twin
150 261 31 416
200 Modest Mouse
152 259 207 37