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Image Artist Covers Covered songs Covering artists
1 [Traditional] 56776 1743 21231
2 John Lennon 21882 269 9396
3 Paul McCartney 21615 341 9188
4 Richard Rodgers 15044 212 7789
5 Ira Gershwin 14151 131 7646
6 George Gershwin 13353 105 7317
7 Cole Porter 12030 155 6826
8 Duke Ellington 11948 149 6266
9 Johnny Mercer 10931 139 6637
10 Oscar Hammerstein II 10043 155 6309
11 Antônio Carlos Jobim 10002 105 4396
12 Irving Berlin 9745 197 6608
13 Lorenz Hart 9547 77 5760
14 Harold Arlen 7724 92 5266
15 Bob Dylan 7238 357 4113
16 Jerome Kern 6996 72 4778
17 Sammy Cahn 6882 148 5133
18 Jimmy Van Heusen 5990 102 4214
19 Vinícius de Moraes 5898 85 3113
20 Burt Bacharach 5892 206 3635
21 Gus Kahn 5824 111 4389
22 Hal David 5746 182 3629
23 Irving Mills 5744 71 4413
24 Thelonious Monk 5735 62 2886
25 Harry Warren 5710 114 4391
26 Hoagy Carmichael 5485 53 4374
27 Jule Styne 5269 90 4253
28 Dorothy Fields 4402 72 3590
29 Victor Young 4351 37 3855
30 Jimmy McHugh 4270 88 3445
31 Andy Razaf 4248 78 3155
32 Johnny Burke [US] 4175 76 3411
33 Ned Washington 4104 49 3761
34 Paul Francis Webster 3956 70 3528
35 Kurt Weill 3875 166 2673
36 E.Y. Harburg 3857 60 3456
37 Jerry Leiber 3840 140 3115
38 Stevie Wonder 3807 181 2825
39 Fats Waller 3776 98 2644
40 Franz Gruber 3620 1 3996
41 Joseph Mohr 3620 1 3996
42 Frank Loesser 3523 91 3132
43 Mike Stoller 3510 134 2816
44 Billy Strayhorn 3490 31 2639
45 Keith Richards 3475 188 2472
46 Mick Jagger 3463 187 2458
47 Stephen Sondheim 3446 173 2250
48 Walter Donaldson 3427 79 2738
49 Hank Williams 3368 97 2065
50 Carole King 3342 179 2750
51 Paul Simon 3300 133 2323
52 Edward Heyman 3271 26 3107
53 Mack Gordon 3206 70 2771
54 Henry Mancini 3194 97 2463
55 DuBose Heyward 3183 12 3009
56 Alan Jay Lerner 3102 65 2276
57 David Bowie 2896 220 1954
58 B.G. DeSylva 2839 66 2253
59 Ted Koehler 2834 39 2422
60 Mitchell Parish 2795 53 2731
61 [Unknown] 2747 160 2726
62 Alan Bergman 2719 88 2090
63 Lew Brown 2709 76 2279
64 Marilyn Bergman 2708 87 2089
65 Elton John 2675 166 1695
66 Ray Evans 2671 50 2594
67 Jay Livingston 2671 50 2594
68 Michel Legrand 2652 79 2034
69 Spencer Williams 2644 46 2032
70 Gerry Goffin 2633 174 2267
71 Benny Andersson 2627 124 1346
72 Sammy Fain 2607 51 2543
73 Björn Ulvaeus 2603 122 1330
74 Ray Henderson 2601 54 2244
75 Max Martin [SE] 2598 176 1067
76 Barry Gibb 2564 176 1818
77 Scott Joplin 2537 89 749
78 Sam Lewis 2522 59 2457
79 Chico Buarque 2512 111 1283
80 J. Fred Coots 2499 26 2670
81 Clarence Williams [US1] 2479 86 1717
82 Bertolt Brecht 2472 152 1280
83 Leo Robin 2440 54 2309
84 Jelly Roll Morton 2414 88 1059
85 George David Weiss 2404 65 2502
86 Haven Gillespie 2397 20 2593
87 Frederick Loewe 2386 40 1800
88 Joni Mitchell 2385 125 1739
89 George Harrison 2374 107 1857
90 Al Dubin 2373 65 2085
91 Hugh Martin 2359 13 2507
92 Joe Young [US1] 2354 68 2138
93 Ralph Blane 2344 15 2503
94 Robin Gibb 2298 138 1670
95 Vincent Youmans 2294 22 2080
96 Charlie Parker 2281 48 1604
97 Otto Harbach 2277 34 2180
98 Johnny Green 2252 12 2240
99 Andrew Lloyd Webber 2216 113 1233
100 Billy Rose 2212 47 2108