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Image Artist Covers Covered songs Covering artists
1 [Traditional] 50822 1659 18778
2 John Lennon 19335 240 8490
3 Paul McCartney 19167 324 8282
4 Richard Rodgers 13617 208 6927
5 Ira Gershwin 12587 127 6774
6 George Gershwin 11765 98 6450
7 Cole Porter 10646 154 6003
8 Duke Ellington 9947 111 5373
9 Johnny Mercer 9745 128 5835
10 Antônio Carlos Jobim 9148 103 3925
11 Oscar Hammerstein II 8831 150 5492
12 Lorenz Hart 8578 74 5083
13 Irving Berlin 7889 176 5533
14 Harold Arlen 6895 86 4594
15 Bob Dylan 6581 350 3789
16 Jerome Kern 6078 66 4159
17 Sammy Cahn 6034 133 4457
18 Jimmy Van Heusen 5377 93 3703
19 Burt Bacharach 5366 192 3299
20 Vinicius de Moraes 5324 78 2772
21 Hal David 5242 171 3288
22 Thelonious Monk 5146 59 2554
23 Harry Warren 4835 102 3756
24 Irving Mills 4726 56 3747
25 Jule Styne 4618 79 3684
26 Hoagy Carmichael 4591 46 3669
27 Gus Kahn 4497 89 3574
28 Victor Young 3780 35 3341
29 Johnny Burke [US] 3667 69 2948
30 Dorothy Fields 3634 56 3000
31 Ned Washington 3604 47 3299
32 Kurt Weill 3598 167 2404
33 Paul Francis Webster 3522 66 3138
34 Jerry Leiber 3482 137 2807
35 Stevie Wonder 3455 176 2566
36 E.Y. Harburg 3405 55 3013
37 Jimmy McHugh 3396 69 2814
38 Andy Razaf 3331 51 2574
39 Keith Richards 3205 183 2314
40 Mick Jagger 3195 183 2301
41 Mike Stoller 3185 131 2537
42 Franz Gruber 3152 1 3497
43 Joseph Mohr 3152 1 3497
44 Carole King 3104 174 2535
45 Frank Loesser 3092 79 2741
46 Billy Strayhorn 3053 27 2317
47 Hank Williams 3044 95 1848
48 Paul Simon 3016 130 2118
49 DuBose Heyward 2939 11 2767
50 Edward Heyman 2890 25 2741
51 Stephen Sondheim 2846 130 1833
52 Fats Waller 2815 52 2135
53 Henry Mancini 2806 83 2161
54 Mack Gordon 2791 64 2410
55 Alan Jay Lerner 2787 65 2033
56 David Bowie 2743 219 1841
57 [Unknown] 2730 158 2719
58 Alan Bergman 2471 84 1872
59 Marilyn Bergman 2460 83 1871
60 Gerry Goffin 2441 167 2085
61 Mitchell Parish 2435 51 2311
62 Elton John 2427 157 1526
63 Ted Koehler 2427 34 2070
64 Michel Legrand 2381 65 1811
65 Benny Andersson 2376 122 1220
66 Jay Livingston 2371 46 2299
67 Ray Evans 2366 45 2298
68 Björn Ulvaeus 2352 120 1204
69 Bertolt Brecht 2338 152 1162
70 Walter Donaldson 2272 47 2019
71 Max Martin 2249 161 936
72 Sammy Fain 2245 46 2203
73 Scott Joplin 2234 90 608
74 Chico Buarque 2225 98 1144
75 Barry Gibb 2182 156 1601
76 J. Fred Coots 2161 21 2313
77 Frederick Loewe 2135 40 1603
78 George Harrison 2104 98 1649
79 George David Weiss 2077 54 2158
80 Haven Gillespie 2057 16 2224
81 Charlie Parker 2054 47 1458
82 Leo Robin 2045 48 1946
83 B.G. DeSylva 2040 57 1737
84 Joni Mitchell 2025 121 1472
85 Bernie Taupin 2011 134 1271
86 Hugh Martin 2011 12 2132
87 Willie Dixon 1999 106 1388
88 Ralph Blane 1994 14 2124
89 Johnny Green 1978 12 1964
90 Lew Brown 1974 62 1770
91 Robin Gibb 1966 127 1483
92 Otto Harbach 1954 31 1873
93 Andrew Lloyd Webber 1952 110 1061
94 Vincent Youmans 1944 22 1776
95 Spencer Williams 1937 28 1564
96 Chuck Berry 1934 67 1374
97 Al Dubin 1930 56 1725
98 Eddie Holland 1928 121 1410
99 Sting 1922 99 1379
100 Sam M. Lewis 1917 42 1936