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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 17,000 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.
19901,062105,610 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19911,103317,675 Nevermind (6th)
by Nirvana
19921,142176,664 Automatic For The People (46th)
by R.E.M.
19931,274184,301 In Utero (45th)
by Nirvana
19941,368309,778 Grace (41st)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,361244,626 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,470186,868 Pinkerton (105th)
by Weezer
19971,516299,075 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,444206,238 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,567186,114 Ágætis Byrjun (70th)
by Sigur Rós
Total13,3072,216,948

The best artists of the 1990s were Radiohead, Nirvana, Neutral Milk Hotel, Oasis, Pearl Jam, The Smashing Pumpkins, My Bloody Valentine, R.E.M., Weezer and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 78 8%
1991 86 9%
1992 96 10%
1993 97 10%
1994 125 13%
1995 113 11%
1996 108 11%
1997 107 11%
1998 98 10%
1999 92 9%
Artist Albums %


Ween 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Blur 6 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Aphex Twin 5 1%
Beck 5 1%
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 538 54%
United Kingdom 264 26%
Canada 35 4%
Mexico 30 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 13 1%
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