"I wasn't born so much as I fell out"

- The Clash
 

Overall chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 19,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

You can customise how this chart is generated, browse the individual charts constituting the overall rankings from The Charts page, or submit your own chart from the My Charts page!

View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
(... Or view the overall chart history).
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:2,424 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:139,689
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,699 votes)
Comments: 480 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,203 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:125,913
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (2,539 votes)
Comments: 301 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,978 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:110,254
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,224 votes)
Comments: 250 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,933 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:106,580
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,169 votes)
Comments: 229 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,912 charts
Rank in 1967:1Rank Score:102,112
Rank in 1960s3Overall Rank:5
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,230 votes)
Comments: 267 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

Kid AUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2000Appears in:1,715 charts
Rank in 2000:1Rank Score:80,499
Rank in 2000s1Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,034 votes)
Comments: 325 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,762 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:80,311
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,246 votes)
Comments: 230 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,675 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:79,105
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,003 votes)
Comments: 154 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:1,627 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:78,186
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,827 votes)
Comments: 220 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

The Velvet Underground And NicoUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,604 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:77,731
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,679 votes)
Comments: 184 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 185 2%
1960s 634 6%
1970s 1522 15%
1980s 1537 15%
1990s 2155 22%
2000s 2785 28%
2010s 1176 12%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 45 0%
Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 32 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 26 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Pink Floyd 22 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 4994 50%
United Kingdom 2651 27%
Canada 433 4%
Australia 253 3%
Mixed Nationality 186 2%
Sweden 181 2%
Germany 173 2%
Show all
Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt