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Top 100 Spotify artists ranked

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rank artist count
1 Tom Waits 97
2 Pixies 48
3 Sleaford Mods 45
4 Fontaines D.C. 40
5 Beastie Boys 36
5 Lee Scratch Perry 36
5 PJ Harvey 36
8 First Aid Kit 35
8 Santigold 35
10 Frank Turner 33
11 Bob Dylan 32
12 Roots Manuva 31
12 The Mysterines 31
14 IDLES 29
15 Aesop Rock 25
15 Aphex Twin 25
15 Hak Baker 25
15 SPRINTS 25
19 Dry Cleaning 24
19 Leftfield 24
21 Martha Wainwright 23
22 Baxter Dury 22
22 Derek Gripper 22
22 Julian Bream 22
22 Patti Smith 22
22 The Fall 22
27 The Stone Roses 21
27 Tim Reaper 21
29 Lead Belly 20
30 Creedence Clearwater Revival 19
30 The Smiths 19
32 Ali Farka Touré 18
32 Blur 18
32 Massive Attack 18
32 Pearson Sound 18
32 Squarepusher 18
32 The Charlatans 18
38 English Teacher 17
38 John C. Williams 17
38 Loudon Wainwright III 17
38 Maya Jane Coles 17
38 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds 17
38 Photek 17
38 SNAYX 17
38 The Last Dinner Party 17
38 Toumani Diabaté 17
38 Young Fathers 17
48 BIG SPECIAL 16
48 Bing & Ruth 16
48 Chromatics 16
51 DJ Koze 15
51 Róisín Murphy 15
53 4hero 14
54 Shaun Ryder 13
54 The Rolling Stones 13
56 Emily Barker 12
56 Johann Sebastian Bach 12
58 Chali 2na 11
58 Charlie Byrd 11
58 Savages 11
61 Jessie Ware 10
61 Traditional 10
63 Actress 8
63 Agustín Barrios Mangoré 8
63 Billy Nomates 8
63 Bob Vylan 8
63 Fernando Sor 8
63 The Band 8
63 Tricky 8
63 We Are Scientists 8
71 King Tubby 7
71 Origin Unknown 7
71 Porridge Radio 7
71 Underworld 7
71 Vince Guaraldi Trio 7
76 Booker T. & the M.G.'s 6
76 DJ Shadow 6
76 Krafty Kuts 6
76 Orbital 6
76 Sea Power 6
76 Source Direct 6
76 Stanley Brinks and The Wave Pictures 6
76 The Prodigy 6
76 Yard Act 6
85 Antonio Vivaldi 5
85 Carducci String Quartet 5
85 DEADLETTER 5
85 DJ Food 5
85 DJ Vadim 5
85 Elkka 5
85 Floating Points 5
85 Frank Sinatra 5
85 Greentea Peng 5
85 Hannah Scott 5
85 Jamie xx 5
85 Joaquín Turina 5
85 Joey Beltram 5
85 Kirsty MacColl 5
85 Lonnie Johnson 5
85 Louis and the Shakes 5