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Best Albums of the 1990s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 26,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
19901,496146,097 Violator (136th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,521402,302 Nevermind (8th)
by Nirvana
19921,620231,129 Automatic For The People (54th)
by R.E.M.
19931,710244,486 In Utero (51st)
by Nirvana
19941,863410,419 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,935315,111 The Bends (16th)
by Radiohead
19962,074253,039 Pinkerton (94th)
by Weezer
19972,142396,431 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,072273,612 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,316248,506 Ágætis Byrjun (65th)
by Sigur Rós
Total18,7492,921,133

The best artists of the 1990s were Radiohead, Nirvana, Neutral Milk Hotel, Oasis, The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, My Bloody Valentine, Weezer, R.E.M. and Jeff Buckley.
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RankAlbumArtist
2.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,144 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:92,232
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,876 votes)
Comments: 304 comments
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4.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1,647 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:76,073
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,813 votes)
Comments: 308 comments
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6.

TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,183 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:40,335
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:38
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,521 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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8.

GraceUnited States Jeff Buckley
Year of Release:1994Appears in:1,122 charts
Rank in 1994:1Rank Score:36,487
Rank in 1990s8Overall Rank:42
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,262 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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9.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,078 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:33,716
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:51
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,679 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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10.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,118 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:32,447
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:54
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,380 votes)
Comments: 118 comments
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11.

Siamese DreamUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1993Appears in:974 charts
Rank in 1993:2Rank Score:30,255
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:60
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,202 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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13.

Mellon Collie And The Infinite SadnessUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1995Appears in:916 charts
Rank in 1995:3Rank Score:26,829
Rank in 1990s13Overall Rank:71
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,191 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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15.

Weezer (The Blue Album)United States Weezer
Year of Release:1994Appears in:869 charts
Rank in 1994:2Rank Score:26,414
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:73
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,146 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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18.

The Soft BulletinUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1999Appears in:844 charts
Rank in 1999:2Rank Score:23,975
Rank in 1990s18Overall Rank:83
Average Rating:  84/100 (996 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 79 8%
1992 98 10%
1993 100 10%
1994 129 13%
1995 111 11%
1996 116 12%
1997 98 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Beck 5 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Aphex Twin 5 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 264 26%
Canada 34 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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