Statistics for Artists in Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs List

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  • The average score is 90 of 247

Answer Stats

Artists will appear below alphabetically:% Correct
The Beatles
95%
The Rolling Stones
90%
Michael Jackson
89%
Elton John
87%
Nirvana
83%
Bob Dylan
82%
John Lennon
81%
Elvis Presley
80%
Queen
79%
AC/DC
78%
Led Zeppelin
78%
Madonna
78%
Aretha Franklin
77%
David Bowie
75%
Paul McCartney
75%
U2
75%
The Beach Boys
74%
Prince
73%
Aerosmith
72%
Pink Floyd
72%
The Who
72%
Marvin Gaye
70%
ABBA
69%
Al Green
69%
Bruce Springsteen
69%
George Harrison
67%
Metallica
67%
The Carpenters
67%
The Clash
67%
The Doors
67%
The Eagles
67%
Eric Clapton
65%
Guns N Roses
65%
James Brown
65%
Simon and Garfunkel
65%
Stevie Wonder
65%
Chuck Berry
64%
Eminem
64%
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
63%
Patti Smith
62%
The Sex Pistols
62%
Black Sabbath
61%
Fleetwood Mac
61%
Janis Joplin
61%
Jay-Z
61%
Neil Young
61%
The Police
61%
B.B. King
60%
Beyonce
60%
Billy Joel
59%
The Kinks
59%
Ben E. King
58%
Cream
58%
Tina Turner
58%
Jam
57%
Ramones
57%
Ray Charles
57%
Creedence Clearwater Revival
56%
Otis Redding
56%
The Supremes
56%
Bee Gees
54%
Jerry Lee Lewis
54%
Little Richard
54%
Tupac
54%
Rick James
53%
The Temptations
53%
Van Morrison
53%
Bob Marley and the Wailers
52%
R.E.M.
52%
Roy Orbison
51%
Buddy Holly and the Crickets
50%
Sam Cooke
50%
Green Day
49%
Ike and Tina Turner
49%
The Velvet Underground
49%
The Jackson Five
48%
Blondie
47%
Hank Williams
47%
Radiohead
47%
Beastie Boys
46%
Big Joe Turner
46%
Dolly Parton
46%
George Jones
46%
James Taylor
46%
Joni Mitchell
46%
Run D.M.C.
46%
The Animals
46%
Weezer
46%
Buffalo Springfield
45%
The Byrds
45%
The Four Tops
45%
Deep Purple
44%
Dion
44%
Lynyrd Skynyrd
44%
Rod Stewart
44%
The Band
44%
Chic
43%
Elvis Costello
42%
Muddy Waters
42%
The Allman Brothers
42%
Dusty Springfield
41%
The Everly Brothers
41%
Cher
40%
Coldplay
40%
Crosby Stills and Nash
40%
Jefferson Airplane
40%
Public Enemy
40%
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
40%
Sonnie and Cher
40%
The Cure
40%
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
40%
Willie Nelson
40%
Dr. Dre
39%
Fats Domino
38%
N.W.A.
38%
Donna Summer
37%
Sly and the Family Stone
37%
The Smiths
37%
The Spencer Davis Group
37%
Jackie Wilson
36%
Reed
36%
The Mamas and the Papas
36%
Alice Cooper
35%
Earth Wind and Fire
35%
Notorious BIG
35%
The Ronettes
35%
The Righteous Brothers
34%
Rihanna
33%
Amy Winehouse
32%
Bo Diddley
31%
Depeche Mode
31%
Iggy Pop
31%
The Zombies
31%
Beck
30%
Richie Valens
29%
The Stooges
29%
Carl Perkins
28%
Gladys Knight and the Pips
28%
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
28%
Justin Timberlake
28%
The Drifters
28%
The Shirelles
28%
The White Stripes
28%
Derek and the Dominos
27%
Eddie Cochran
27%
Johnny Cash
26%
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
26%
Patsy Cline
26%
Foreigner
25%
Love
25%
The Isley Brothers
25%
Bill Withers
24%
Dionne Warwick
24%
Jackson Browne
24%
Kanye West
23%
Outkast
23%
Them
23%
Wilson Pickett
23%
50 Cent
22%
Chubby Checker
22%
Gloria Gaynor
22%
Joy Division
22%
Parliament
22%
Percy Sledge
22%
The B-52's
22%
The Pixies
21%
Bill Haley and the Comets
20%
Bonnie Raitt
20%
Jeff Buckley
20%
New Order
20%
The Platters
20%
Bobby Darin
19%
Cheap Trick
19%
Sam and Dave
19%
Steppenwolf
19%
The Blue Oyster Cult
19%
Daft Punk
18%
Don Henley
18%
Jimmy Cliff
18%
R. Kelly
18%
The Impressions
18%
Howlin' Wolf
17%
John Lee Hooker
17%
The Kingsmen
17%
The Strokes
17%
Booker T and the MG's
16%
Kelly Clarkson
16%
LaVern Baker
16%
Randy Newman
16%
Roberta Flack
16%
The Coasters
16%
Lovin' Spoonful
15%
Patti LaBelle
15%
Procol Harum
15%
Sinead O'Connor
15%
Solomon Burke
15%
The Shangri-Las
15%
The Sugarhill Gang
15%
The Troggs
15%
Tracy Chapman
14%
Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
13%
Franz Ferdinand
13%
Glen Campbell
13%
Gnarls Barkley
13%
Grand Master Flash and the Furious Five
13%
Missy Elliott
13%
The Verve Pipe
13%
Young Rascals
13%
New York Dolls
12%
Television
12%
The Crystals
12%
The Flamingos
12%
The Staple Singers
12%
Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps
11%
M.I.A.
11%
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
11%
Del Shannon
10%
Salt N Pepa
10%
Archie Bell and the Drells
9%
Big Brother and the Holding Company
9%
John Cougar Mellenkamp
9%
Aaron Neville
8%
Little Eva
8%
MGMT
8%
Norman Greenbaum
8%
The Five Satins
8%
Bobbie Gentry
7%
Eric B. & Rakim
7%
Mott the Hopple
7%
Pavement
7%
The Box Tops
7%
Big Star
6%
The Dixie Cups
6%
Afrika Bambaataa
5%
Barret Strong
5%
Screamin' Joe Hawkins
5%
The Dell-Vikings
5%
The Penguins
5%
Toots and Maytals
5%
Jerry Butler
4%
Question Mark and the Mysterians
4%
The Bobby Fuller Four
4%
The Left Banke
4%
The Modern Lovers
4%
The Chantles
3%
The Five Stairsteps
3%
U.G.K.
2%

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