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Best Albums of 2016

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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2016 year summaryThe best artists of 2016 are David Bowie, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, Weezer, The Last Shadow Puppets, Sturgill Simpson, Animal Collective, P.J. Harvey and Beyoncé .
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

BlackstarUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:243 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:725
Rank in 2010s176Overall Rank:2,121
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (414 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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2.

The Life Of PabloUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2016Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:175
Rank in 2010s744Overall Rank:6,454
Average Rating:  70/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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3.

Untitled Unmastered.United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2016Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:166
Rank in 2010s792Overall Rank:6,773
Average Rating:  82/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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4.

MalibuUnited States Anderson .Paak
Year of Release:2016Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:131
Rank in 2010s975Overall Rank:8,044
Average Rating:  77/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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5.

Weezer (The White Album)United States Weezer
Year of Release:2016Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:80
Rank in 2010s1,783Overall Rank:12,677
Average Rating:  79/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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6.

Everything You've Come To ExpectUnited Kingdom The Last Shadow Puppets
Year of Release:2016Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2016:6Rank Score:77
Rank in 2010s1,851Overall Rank:13,031
Average Rating:  76/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

A Sailor's Guide To EarthUnited States Sturgill Simpson
Year of Release:2016Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:73
Rank in 2010s1,953Overall Rank:13,518
Average Rating:  79/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.

Painting WithUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2016Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 2016:8Rank Score:64
Rank in 2010s2,171Overall Rank:14,843
Average Rating:  71/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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9.

The Hope Six Demolition ProjectUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2016Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2016:9Rank Score:58
Rank in 2010s2,326Overall Rank:15,755
Average Rating:  75/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

LemonadeUnited States Beyoncé
Year of Release:2016Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2016:10Rank Score:52
Rank in 2010s2,470Overall Rank:16,537
Average Rating:  80/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Boosie Badazz 3 0%
Isolation Berlin 2 0%
Future 2 0%
Count Bass D 2 0%
Young Thug 2 0%
Babyfather 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 337 45%
United Kingdom 134 18%
Mixed Nationality 36 5%
Australia 35 5%
Canada 34 5%
Germany 20 3%
Norway 17 2%
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