Every year tens of thousands of people contribute their time and effort to the Discogs project: trying to build the biggest and most comprehensive music Database that has ever existed; a site with discographies of all Labels and all Artists, all cross-referenced, free and open to the public forever.
But as any one of these people will attest, that’s not an easy task… Why not just make it easier? Well, it’s a difficult task by nature: creating a cataloguing system that is complex enough to neatly capture all kinds of metadata about all the music in the world, but flexible enough allow anyone in the world to contribute, is a careful balancing act.
Currently in it’s 18th year, the Discogs project is far from complete, but it’s definitely the biggest and the best music Database in the world, and it’s all thanks to the Contributors and the time they take to catalogue everything, dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s all along the way. Big thanks in particular goes to the 10% of Contributors who made 80% of all the Contributions (Submissions, Edits, and Images) last year.
Here’s a quick summary of the biggest Contributors in 2018. Check out the Contributor Stats page for all-time rankings, or the Biggest Contributors of 2018 Forum Thread for a searchable list of the top 100 Contributors by Rank Points, Submissions or Votes Given.
Top Contributors By Total Rank Points
- 1 Submission = 3 points
- 1 Edit = 1 point
- 1 Image = 1 point
- Adding Videos does not earn Rank Points, but they’re a great addition to the Database!
Top Contributors By Submissions & Edits
Top Contributors By Images & Videos Added
Top Contributors By Votes Given