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Image Artist Covers Covered songs Covering artists
1 [Traditional] 47392 1603 17584
2 John Lennon 17906 240 8078
3 Paul McCartney 17718 314 7859
4 Richard Rodgers 13125 207 6618
5 Ira Gershwin 12026 124 6451
6 George Gershwin 11224 96 6136
7 Cole Porter 10281 154 5725
8 Johnny Mercer 9359 123 5563
9 Duke Ellington 9051 104 4922
10 Antônio Carlos Jobim 8868 101 3772
11 Oscar Hammerstein II 8444 150 5226
12 Lorenz Hart 8249 74 4845
13 Irving Berlin 7411 170 5174
14 Harold Arlen 6646 81 4412
15 Bob Dylan 6282 347 3613
16 Jerome Kern 5786 66 3952
17 Sammy Cahn 5756 124 4224
18 Burt Bacharach 5183 188 3167
19 Vinicius de Moraes 5171 77 2681
20 Jimmy Van Heusen 5165 88 3531
21 Hal David 5069 169 3158
22 Thelonious Monk 5010 59 2455
23 Harry Warren 4516 98 3492
24 Jule Styne 4428 78 3504
25 Irving Mills 4196 51 3381
26 Hoagy Carmichael 4156 42 3362
27 Gus Kahn 4111 83 3276
28 Victor Young 3578 31 3156
29 Johnny Burke [US] 3548 65 2834
30 Kurt Weill 3470 163 2295
31 Ned Washington 3437 44 3129
32 Paul Francis Webster 3383 63 2994
33 Dorothy Fields 3346 52 2748
34 Jerry Leiber 3312 137 2670
35 E.Y. Harburg 3278 53 2884
36 Stevie Wonder 3245 170 2425
37 Jimmy McHugh 3052 59 2530
38 Mike Stoller 3036 131 2421
39 Joseph Mohr 2996 1 3315
40 Franz Gruber 2996 1 3315
41 Frank Loesser 2996 77 2646
42 Carole King 2934 164 2403
43 Billy Strayhorn 2904 26 2208
44 Keith Richards 2890 174 2201
45 Mick Jagger 2885 176 2193
46 Andy Razaf 2864 48 2266
47 DuBose Heyward 2861 11 2677
48 Hank Williams 2831 93 1736
49 Stephen Sondheim 2784 129 1779
50 Edward Heyman 2755 24 2603
51 Paul Simon 2709 120 1989
52 Henry Mancini 2700 82 2065
53 Mack Gordon 2693 63 2320
54 Alan Jay Lerner 2683 65 1948
55 David Bowie 2523 217 1774
56 [Unknown] 2442 151 2454
57 Alan Bergman 2398 77 1812
58 Marilyn Bergman 2388 77 1812
59 Gerry Goffin 2335 160 1990
60 Fats Waller 2322 44 1812
61 Mitchell Parish 2317 51 2188
62 Ted Koehler 2279 31 1937
63 Jay Livingston 2270 46 2200
64 Ray Evans 2265 45 2199
65 Michel Legrand 2228 52 1727
66 Bertolt Brecht 2199 149 1098
67 Benny Andersson 2138 120 1137
68 Björn Ulvaeus 2123 119 1124
69 Chico Buarque 2108 91 1107
70 Sammy Fain 2095 44 2036
71 Frederick Loewe 2051 40 1536
72 J. Fred Coots 2026 19 2171
73 Walter Donaldson 2020 43 1800
74 Elton John 2003 131 1437
75 Scott Joplin 1984 90 481
76 Charlie Parker 1974 47 1395
77 George David Weiss 1973 53 2049
78 Haven Gillespie 1948 15 2113
79 Leo Robin 1947 46 1837
80 Barry Gibb 1943 144 1480
81 Willie Dixon 1942 105 1341
82 Hugh Martin 1924 12 2033
83 George Harrison 1923 96 1526
84 Ralph Blane 1903 14 2021
85 Andrew Lloyd Webber 1887 109 1011
86 Johnny Green 1863 10 1843
87 Chuck Berry 1855 68 1312
88 Eddie Holland 1854 117 1364
89 Vincent Youmans 1853 22 1688
90 Joni Mitchell 1844 116 1329
91 Max Martin 1843 155 865
92 Otto Harbach 1842 31 1765
93 B.G. DeSylva 1829 54 1556
94 Brian Holland 1817 115 1382
95 Norman Gimbel 1809 55 1604
96 Al Dubin 1800 53 1609
97 Leslie Bricusse 1800 54 1494
98 Gene de Paul 1798 28 1789
99 Arthur Schwartz 1789 36 1584
100 Miles Davis 1787 49 1443