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 26 52 412 16
2 Frank Sinatra
2 14 49 4 71 697 77
3 Thelonious Monk
3 62 32 7 168 135
4 Elvis Presley
4 1 1 17 228 14
5 Ella Fitzgerald
5 38 61 9 555 218
6 Sonny Rollins
6 47 10 175 210
7 Charles Mingus
7 42 12 33 285 96
8 Count Basie
8 83 18 17 277
9 Art Blakey
9 61 16 294 361
10 Buddy Holly & The Crickets
10 4 5 145
11 Ornette Coleman
11 86 20 61 270 525 169
12 Billie Holiday
12 245 3 25 173
13 Chuck Berry
13 2 3 133 644 70
14 Charlie Parker
14 6 29 258
15 Dizzy Gillespie
15 11 31 321
16 Dave Brubeck
16 49 22 490
17 Duke Ellington
17 131 1 27 86 93
18 Little Richard
18 3 6 517 151
19 Bud Powell
19 122 28 618
20 Bo Diddley
20 6 11 407 248
21 Clifford Brown
21 135 32 685
22 Ray Charles
22 5 8 36 807 88
23 Louis Armstrong
23 136 2 35 196 157
24 Max Roach
24 184 39 135 420
25 Sarah Vaughan
25 180 134 41 699
26 Benny Goodman
26 7 47 341
27 The Modern Jazz Quartet
27 80 33 702
28 Cannonball Adderley
28 201 44 240 632
29 John Coltrane
29 249 51 9 376 45
30 Howlin' Wolf
30 25 24 69 247
31 Johnny Burnette
31 71 40 764
32 Erroll Garner
32 156 50 909
33 George Russell
33 64 318 870
34 The Everly Brothers
34 10 14 120 789 221
35 Harry Belafonte
35 179 57 987
36 Lennie Tristano
36 89 105 46 758
37 Tito Puente
37 74 1231
38 Jerry Lee Lewis
38 8 13 182 260
39 Lester Young
39 73 79 918
40 Gene Vincent
40 19 26 556
41 Lambert, Hendricks and Ross
41 80 1336
42 Marty Robbins
42 88 53 677 922
43 Big Joe Turner
43 30 102 34 599
44 João Gilberto
44 109 60 138 257 385
45 Sun Ra
45 93 109 372 828 438
46 Art Pepper
46 95 459 1228
47 Art Tatum
47 98 99 1102
48 Ben Webster
48 101 1547
49 Sonny Clark
49 103 1554
50 Horace Silver
50 195 83 158 679
51 Dinah Washington
51 54 58 969
52 Nat King Cole
52 41 8 48 351
53 Ahmad Jamal
53 197 92 1441
54 Stan Kenton
54 232 81 111 1053
55 Fats Domino
55 9 15 337 330
56 Jimmy Smith
56 216 108 332 1125
57 Louis Prima
57 167 85 1369
58 Lightnin' Hopkins
58 143 1916
59 Chet Baker
59 44 52 919
60 Bill Haley and His Comets
60 17 30 608
61 The Louvin Brothers
61 176 96 1476
62 Henry Mancini
62 205 119 313 1117
63 The Weavers
63 106 77 1239
64 Johnny Cash
64 12 19 32 792 130 51 61
65 Oscar Peterson
65 170 274 1200
66 Anita O'Day
66 172 2219
67 B.B. King
67 52 65 67 437 752 300
68 Jimmy Giuffre
68 192 204 1006
69 Champion Jack Dupree
69 198 2416
70 June Christy
70 201 2451
71 Rick Nelson
71 155 116 259 487 857
72 Steve Lacy
72 209 437 1996
73 Roy Eldridge
73 213 2579
74 John Cage
74 175 129 1737
75 Julie London
75 53 70 1130
76 Coleman Hawkins
76 23 215 805