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Image Artist Covers Covered songs Covering artists
1 [Traditional] 57313 1750 21421
2 John Lennon 21968 269 9430
3 Paul McCartney 21695 341 9224
4 Richard Rodgers 15126 214 7826
5 Ira Gershwin 14300 132 7703
6 George Gershwin 13503 106 7374
7 Cole Porter 12077 155 6862
8 Duke Ellington 12048 153 6312
9 Johnny Mercer 10989 139 6677
10 Oscar Hammerstein II 10106 157 6347
11 Antônio Carlos Jobim 10068 105 4432
12 Irving Berlin 9890 203 6692
13 Lorenz Hart 9601 77 5789
14 Harold Arlen 7766 93 5288
15 Bob Dylan 7270 357 4140
16 Jerome Kern 7041 72 4809
17 Sammy Cahn 6922 148 5168
18 Jimmy Van Heusen 6017 102 4230
19 Vinícius de Moraes 5955 87 3143
20 Gus Kahn 5949 114 4447
21 Burt Bacharach 5926 206 3666
22 Irving Mills 5791 71 4444
23 Hal David 5780 182 3658
24 Harry Warren 5755 114 4422
25 Thelonious Monk 5747 62 2891
26 Hoagy Carmichael 5526 53 4404
27 Jule Styne 5302 90 4282
28 Dorothy Fields 4438 72 3619
29 Victor Young 4372 37 3870
30 Jimmy McHugh 4304 88 3468
31 Andy Razaf 4289 79 3181
32 Johnny Burke [US] 4193 76 3428
33 Ned Washington 4131 49 3780
34 Paul Francis Webster 3982 70 3548
35 Kurt Weill 3890 166 2687
36 E.Y. Harburg 3867 60 3462
37 Jerry Leiber 3861 140 3135
38 Stevie Wonder 3832 181 2842
39 Fats Waller 3826 99 2662
40 Joseph Mohr 3642 1 4017
41 Franz Gruber 3642 1 4017
42 Walter Donaldson 3544 81 2800
43 Frank Loesser 3540 91 3149
44 Mike Stoller 3528 134 2833
45 Billy Strayhorn 3492 32 2642
46 Keith Richards 3487 188 2487
47 Stephen Sondheim 3482 173 2256
48 Mick Jagger 3476 188 2474
49 Hank Williams 3400 98 2085
50 Carole King 3355 181 2764
51 Paul Simon 3320 133 2337
52 Edward Heyman 3296 26 3132
53 Mack Gordon 3230 70 2789
54 Henry Mancini 3206 97 2477
55 DuBose Heyward 3202 12 3024
56 Alan Jay Lerner 3126 65 2288
57 B.G. DeSylva 2940 67 2308
58 David Bowie 2907 220 1967
59 Ted Koehler 2872 40 2444
60 Mitchell Parish 2813 53 2744
61 Lew Brown 2805 78 2338
62 [Unknown] 2755 160 2747
63 Alan Bergman 2738 90 2104
64 Marilyn Bergman 2727 89 2103
65 Ray Henderson 2697 55 2298
66 Elton John 2693 166 1702
67 Ray Evans 2685 51 2606
68 Jay Livingston 2685 51 2606
69 Michel Legrand 2671 81 2049
70 Max Martin [SE] 2665 181 1086
71 Spencer Williams 2645 47 2033
72 Gerry Goffin 2642 174 2280
73 Benny Andersson 2639 125 1357
74 Sammy Fain 2632 51 2561
75 Björn Ulvaeus 2615 123 1341
76 Barry Gibb 2579 176 1833
77 Chico Buarque 2567 113 1302
78 Sam Lewis 2565 60 2485
79 Clarence Williams [US1] 2552 89 1765
80 Scott Joplin 2541 89 751
81 J. Fred Coots 2512 26 2687
82 Bertolt Brecht 2480 152 1287
83 Leo Robin 2475 55 2335
84 Jelly Roll Morton 2455 89 1080
85 George David Weiss 2422 65 2523
86 Haven Gillespie 2412 20 2608
87 Frederick Loewe 2409 40 1811
88 Joni Mitchell 2405 125 1751
89 Al Dubin 2400 65 2107
90 Joe Young [US1] 2399 70 2167
91 George Harrison 2391 107 1866
92 Hugh Martin 2374 13 2522
93 Ralph Blane 2359 15 2518
94 Robin Gibb 2310 138 1683
95 Vincent Youmans 2309 22 2098
96 Otto Harbach 2294 34 2191
97 Charlie Parker 2287 48 1607
98 Johnny Green 2267 12 2255
99 Andrew Lloyd Webber 2230 113 1244
100 Billy Rose 2227 47 2122