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Image Artist Covers Covered songs Covering artists
1 [Traditional] 49767 1640 18277
2 John Lennon 18817 240 8279
3 Paul McCartney 18608 319 8045
4 Richard Rodgers 13392 208 6769
5 Ira Gershwin 12278 127 6597
6 George Gershwin 11459 98 6282
7 Cole Porter 10468 154 5864
8 Johnny Mercer 9542 128 5686
9 Duke Ellington 9412 110 5126
10 Antônio Carlos Jobim 9055 103 3857
11 Oscar Hammerstein II 8658 150 5358
12 Lorenz Hart 8417 74 4967
13 Irving Berlin 7703 172 5393
14 Harold Arlen 6787 86 4510
15 Bob Dylan 6471 347 3703
16 Jerome Kern 5957 66 4068
17 Sammy Cahn 5922 130 4344
18 Burt Bacharach 5285 190 3237
19 Vinicius de Moraes 5283 78 2738
20 Jimmy Van Heusen 5272 90 3608
21 Hal David 5165 169 3225
22 Thelonious Monk 5063 59 2494
23 Harry Warren 4697 101 3642
24 Jule Styne 4534 79 3602
25 Irving Mills 4440 53 3551
26 Hoagy Carmichael 4402 46 3521
27 Gus Kahn 4314 86 3426
28 Victor Young 3685 33 3250
29 Johnny Burke [US] 3599 66 2878
30 Kurt Weill 3535 167 2356
31 Ned Washington 3528 46 3219
32 Dorothy Fields 3499 55 2885
33 Paul Francis Webster 3446 65 3053
34 Jerry Leiber 3413 137 2747
35 E.Y. Harburg 3359 55 2964
36 Stevie Wonder 3348 171 2478
37 Jimmy McHugh 3229 68 2674
38 Keith Richards 3129 181 2254
39 Mike Stoller 3129 131 2489
40 Mick Jagger 3122 182 2244
41 Franz Gruber 3120 1 3461
42 Joseph Mohr 3120 1 3461
43 Andy Razaf 3085 50 2421
44 Frank Loesser 3051 79 2697
45 Carole King 3026 172 2458
46 Hank Williams 2990 94 1797
47 Billy Strayhorn 2966 27 2250
48 DuBose Heyward 2896 11 2716
49 Paul Simon 2880 121 2036
50 Stephen Sondheim 2810 129 1799
51 Edward Heyman 2810 25 2662
52 Henry Mancini 2747 83 2105
53 Mack Gordon 2741 63 2361
54 Alan Jay Lerner 2725 65 1984
55 [Unknown] 2698 160 2686
56 David Bowie 2672 219 1787
57 Fats Waller 2535 49 1963
58 Alan Bergman 2428 78 1834
59 Marilyn Bergman 2417 77 1833
60 Gerry Goffin 2396 165 2037
61 Mitchell Parish 2370 51 2246
62 Ted Koehler 2354 34 1999
63 Elton John 2342 155 1497
64 Jay Livingston 2338 46 2266
65 Ray Evans 2333 45 2265
66 Benny Andersson 2312 121 1166
67 Björn Ulvaeus 2294 120 1152
68 Michel Legrand 2261 52 1754
69 Bertolt Brecht 2258 152 1127
70 Chico Buarque 2222 98 1139
71 Max Martin 2189 157 909
72 Sammy Fain 2162 45 2105
73 Walter Donaldson 2150 46 1913
74 Scott Joplin 2118 90 549
75 Barry Gibb 2105 148 1547
76 J. Fred Coots 2103 20 2255
77 Frederick Loewe 2083 40 1568
78 George David Weiss 2029 53 2110
79 George Harrison 2020 96 1576
80 Haven Gillespie 2018 16 2188
81 Charlie Parker 2000 47 1425
82 Leo Robin 1992 47 1882
83 Hugh Martin 1990 12 2108
84 Willie Dixon 1972 106 1363
85 Ralph Blane 1970 14 2097
86 Bernie Taupin 1934 132 1243
87 B.G. DeSylva 1932 56 1646
88 Andrew Lloyd Webber 1919 110 1031
89 Johnny Green 1917 12 1900
90 Chuck Berry 1916 67 1358
91 Otto Harbach 1902 31 1820
92 Vincent Youmans 1900 22 1730
93 Robin Gibb 1898 120 1434
94 Eddie Holland 1886 117 1375
95 Lew Brown 1886 60 1697
96 Sting 1879 99 1334
97 Joni Mitchell 1874 116 1354
98 Leslie Bricusse 1865 55 1551
99 Al Dubin 1864 56 1661
100 Norman Gimbel 1847 56 1639