The Most Recommended Artists of 1950-1959 (Albums)
Top Artists of
1950-1959 (Albums)


1950-1959
(Albums)
1950-1959
(Songs)
1890-1949 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s All Time
1 Miles Davis
1 24 85 2 27 53 416 16
2 Frank Sinatra
2 14 49 4 67 695 72
3 Thelonious Monk
3 60 32 7 169 136
4 Elvis Presley
4 1 1 17 226 14
5 Ella Fitzgerald
5 41 58 9 556 219
6 Sonny Rollins
6 46 10 205 218
7 Charles Mingus
7 42 12 33 285 96
8 Count Basie
8 95 17 18 280
9 Art Blakey
9 67 16 295 364
10 Buddy Holly & The Crickets
10 4 5 143
11 Billie Holiday
11 247 3 25 170
12 Ornette Coleman
12 87 20 61 274 527 171
13 Chuck Berry
13 2 3 131 647 69
14 Charlie Parker
14 6 29 257
15 Dizzy Gillespie
15 11 31 313
16 Dave Brubeck
16 48 22 494
17 Duke Ellington
17 128 1 27 84 91
18 Little Richard
18 3 6 517 149
19 Bud Powell
19 122 28 620
20 Bo Diddley
20 6 11 403 249
21 Clifford Brown
21 163 32 707
22 Ray Charles
22 5 8 36 803 88
23 Louis Armstrong
23 146 2 36 194 155
24 Max Roach
24 198 41 136 431
25 Sarah Vaughan
25 180 134 39 698
26 Benny Goodman
26 7 47 339
27 The Modern Jazz Quartet
27 80 33 703
28 Cannonball Adderley
28 199 45 240 632
29 John Coltrane
29 246 51 9 379 44
30 Howlin' Wolf
30 25 24 71 248
31 Johnny Burnette
31 71 40 768
32 Erroll Garner
32 154 50 917
33 George Russell
33 65 322 884
34 The Everly Brothers
34 10 14 118 785 216
35 Harry Belafonte
35 179 58 989
36 Lennie Tristano
36 89 106 46 756
37 Tito Puente
37 73 1215
38 Jerry Lee Lewis
38 8 13 181 260
39 Lester Young
39 73 79 924
40 Gene Vincent
40 19 26 558
41 Lambert, Hendricks and Ross
41 80 1329
42 Marty Robbins
42 88 53 676 925
43 Big Joe Turner
43 30 131 34 626
44 João Gilberto
44 109 60 138 260 381
45 Sun Ra
45 90 109 372 824 436
46 Art Pepper
46 95 458 1223
47 Art Tatum
47 98 100 1096
48 Sonny Clark
48 101 1557
49 Ben Webster
49 102 1562
50 Horace Silver
50 213 93 158 697
51 Nat King Cole
51 40 10 49 356
52 Dinah Washington
52 53 57 964
53 Ahmad Jamal
53 195 91 1443
54 Fats Domino
54 9 15 336 325
55 Jimmy Smith
55 215 109 333 1119
56 Louis Prima
56 165 84 1373
57 Lightnin' Hopkins
57 147 1921
58 Chet Baker
58 44 52 928
59 Stan Kenton
59 232 81 126 1085
60 Bill Haley and His Comets
60 18 30 604
61 The Louvin Brothers
61 176 98 1479
62 Henry Mancini
62 204 121 311 1117
63 The Weavers
63 105 77 1248
64 Johnny Cash
64 12 19 32 790 130 53 60
65 Oscar Peterson
65 171 275 1196
66 Anita O'Day
66 178 2214
67 B.B. King
67 51 64 68 440 754 298
68 Jimmy Giuffre
68 193 203 1004
69 Champion Jack Dupree
69 198 2408
70 June Christy
70 201 2444
71 Mahalia Jackson
71 159 46 119 891
72 Rick Nelson
72 135 106 258 487 837
73 Steve Lacy
73 211 2558
74 Roy Eldridge
74 213 2568
75 John Cage
75 177 133 1737
76 Julie London
76 54 70 1123
77 Coleman Hawkins
77 23 215 798