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Image Artist Covers Covered songs Covering artists
1 [Traditional] 58532 1786 21950
2 John Lennon 22131 270 9520
3 Paul McCartney 21857 341 9313
4 Richard Rodgers 15350 214 7957
5 Ira Gershwin 14446 132 7776
6 George Gershwin 13663 107 7465
7 Cole Porter 12354 155 6976
8 Duke Ellington 12171 155 6374
9 Johnny Mercer 11124 143 6763
10 Oscar Hammerstein II 10385 159 6502
11 Irving Berlin 10211 208 6883
12 Antônio Carlos Jobim 10203 105 4510
13 Lorenz Hart 9748 77 5879
14 Harold Arlen 7864 93 5362
15 Bob Dylan 7313 357 4165
16 Jerome Kern 7226 72 4894
17 Sammy Cahn 7042 151 5271
18 Gus Kahn 6107 115 4529
19 Jimmy Van Heusen 6082 102 4280
20 Vinícius de Moraes 6075 88 3212
21 Burt Bacharach 5996 206 3709
22 Irving Mills 5877 72 4505
23 Harry Warren 5867 116 4500
24 Hal David 5851 182 3707
25 Thelonious Monk 5768 62 2911
26 Hoagy Carmichael 5612 54 4482
27 Jule Styne 5413 92 4381
28 Dorothy Fields 4524 73 3681
29 Victor Young 4436 37 3922
30 Jimmy McHugh 4399 88 3544
31 Andy Razaf 4364 81 3225
32 Johnny Burke [US] 4253 76 3481
33 Ned Washington 4234 49 3873
34 Paul Francis Webster 4036 71 3594
35 Kurt Weill 3950 166 2725
36 E.Y. Harburg 3931 60 3535
37 Jerry Leiber 3913 140 3181
38 Fats Waller 3887 102 2698
39 Stevie Wonder 3862 181 2866
40 Franz Gruber 3740 1 4122
41 Joseph Mohr 3740 1 4122
42 Walter Donaldson 3627 82 2849
43 Frank Loesser 3599 92 3211
44 Mike Stoller 3575 134 2870
45 Stephen Sondheim 3540 173 2306
46 Billy Strayhorn 3515 32 2661
47 DuBose Heyward 3509 13 3195
48 Keith Richards 3504 188 2501
49 Mick Jagger 3493 188 2488
50 Hank Williams 3431 98 2107
51 Carole King 3382 182 2794
52 Paul Simon 3350 133 2366
53 Edward Heyman 3335 27 3171
54 Alan Jay Lerner 3294 76 2369
55 Mack Gordon 3277 70 2829
56 Henry Mancini 3247 99 2517
57 B.G. DeSylva 3086 70 2391
58 Ted Koehler 2947 40 2510
59 David Bowie 2920 220 1978
60 Lew Brown 2904 80 2401
61 Mitchell Parish 2889 54 2818
62 [Unknown] 2797 162 2793
63 Ray Henderson 2786 57 2354
64 Alan Bergman 2775 90 2131
65 Marilyn Bergman 2763 89 2130
66 Chico Buarque 2756 122 1377
67 Max Martin [SE] 2741 183 1124
68 Spencer Williams 2735 49 2092
69 Elton John 2722 167 1727
70 Ray Evans 2722 51 2641
71 Jay Livingston 2722 51 2641
72 Michel Legrand 2719 81 2078
73 Sammy Fain 2675 51 2603
74 Benny Andersson 2666 126 1381
75 Gerry Goffin 2665 175 2302
76 Björn Ulvaeus 2643 124 1366
77 Sam Lewis 2628 63 2531
78 Clarence Williams [US1] 2624 93 1795
79 Barry Gibb 2617 177 1863
80 Frederick Loewe 2565 50 1886
81 Scott Joplin 2560 89 761
82 J. Fred Coots 2555 26 2735
83 Jelly Roll Morton 2525 89 1116
84 Bertolt Brecht 2510 152 1302
85 Leo Robin 2502 55 2365
86 Haven Gillespie 2466 21 2668
87 Joe Young [US1] 2464 73 2213
88 George David Weiss 2457 66 2558
89 Al Dubin 2454 66 2155
90 Hugh Martin 2453 13 2623
91 Joni Mitchell 2446 126 1780
92 Ralph Blane 2437 15 2616
93 George Harrison 2413 107 1881
94 Otto Harbach 2379 34 2253
95 Vincent Youmans 2356 22 2136
96 Robin Gibb 2339 138 1707
97 Andrew Lloyd Webber 2313 117 1276
98 Johnny Green [US] 2298 14 2283
99 Charlie Parker 2294 48 1615
100 Billy Rose 2278 48 2165