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Best Albums of 1982

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1982 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 18,000 greatest album charts.

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1982 year summaryThe best artists of 1982 were Michael Jackson, Iron Maiden, Bruce Springsteen, Kate Bush, The Cure, Roxy Music, Prince, Dire Straits, Duran Duran and Donald Fagen.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

ThrillerUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:691 charts
Rank in 1982:1Rank Score:21,307
Rank in 1980s10Overall Rank:72
Average Rating:  79/100 (978 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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2.

The Number Of The BeastUnited Kingdom Iron Maiden
Year of Release:1982Appears in:251 charts
Rank in 1982:2Rank Score:6,604
Rank in 1980s36Overall Rank:266
Average Rating:  77/100 (403 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

NebraskaUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1982Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 1982:3Rank Score:6,494
Rank in 1980s37Overall Rank:270
Average Rating:  79/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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4.

The DreamingUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:1982Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 1982:4Rank Score:5,042
Rank in 1980s46Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  78/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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5.

PornographyUnited Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1982Appears in:223 charts
Rank in 1982:5Rank Score:4,593
Rank in 1980s51Overall Rank:365
Average Rating:  79/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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6.

AvalonUnited Kingdom Roxy Music
Year of Release:1982Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 1982:6Rank Score:3,839
Rank in 1980s64Overall Rank:444
Average Rating:  78/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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7.

1999United States Prince
Year of Release:1982Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1982:7Rank Score:2,917
Rank in 1980s81Overall Rank:569
Average Rating:  78/100 (270 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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8.

Love Over GoldUnited Kingdom Dire Straits
Year of Release:1982Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1982:8Rank Score:2,674
Rank in 1980s92Overall Rank:609
Average Rating:  77/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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9.

RioUnited Kingdom Duran Duran
Year of Release:1982Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 1982:9Rank Score:2,314
Rank in 1980s107Overall Rank:690
Average Rating:  75/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

The NightflyUnited States Donald Fagen
Year of Release:1982Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 1982:10Rank Score:2,301
Rank in 1980s108Overall Rank:694
Average Rating:  76/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1982 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 16 2%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Legal Weapon 2 0%
Ole Paus 2 0%
Aquarium 2 0%
Tank 2 0%
Killing Joke 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 228 34%
United Kingdom 212 32%
Germany 28 4%
Australia 26 4%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
Jamaica 18 3%
France 17 3%
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