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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 16,000 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.
19901,037104,335 Violator (134th)
by Depeche Mode
19911,082314,406 Nevermind (6th)
by Nirvana
19921,131174,448 Automatic For The People (46th)
by R.E.M.
19931,259182,090 In Utero (44th)
by Nirvana
19941,342306,826 Grace (41st)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,336241,131 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,447184,159 Pinkerton (105th)
by Weezer
19971,485295,242 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,419204,540 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,544184,145 Ágætis Byrjun [Agaetis Byrjun] (69th)
by Sigur Rós
Total13,0822,191,322

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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541.

ClumsyCanada Our Lady Peace
Year of Release:1997Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1997:51Rank Score:471
Rank in 1990s541Overall Rank:2,509
Average Rating: 74/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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542.

Ron SexsmithCanada Ron Sexsmith
Year of Release:1995Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1995:63Rank Score:469
Rank in 1990s542Overall Rank:2,518
Average Rating: 73/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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543.

Hi Fi WayAustralia You Am I
Year of Release:1995Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1995:64Rank Score:469
Rank in 1990s543Overall Rank:2,520
Average Rating: 72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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544.

BellybuttonUnited States Jellyfish
Year of Release:1990Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1990:41Rank Score:467
Rank in 1990s544Overall Rank:2,525
Average Rating: 77/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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545.

Changesbowie
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United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1990Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1990:42Rank Score:466
Rank in 1990s545Overall Rank:2,532
Average Rating: 82/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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546.

Where You BeenUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:1993Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1993:51Rank Score:465
Rank in 1990s546Overall Rank:2,539
Average Rating: 77/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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547.

WildhoneySweden Tiamat
Year of Release:1994Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1994:69Rank Score:464
Rank in 1990s547Overall Rank:2,546
Average Rating: 80/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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548.

DoppelgängerUnited Kingdom Curve
Year of Release:1992Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1992:57Rank Score:464
Rank in 1990s548Overall Rank:2,547
Average Rating: 71/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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549.

Human ClayUnited States Creed
Year of Release:1999Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1999:53Rank Score:464
Rank in 1990s549Overall Rank:2,549
Average Rating: 47/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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550.

13 HumlerNorway Vamp
Year of Release:1996Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1996:61Rank Score:463
Rank in 1990s550Overall Rank:2,556
Average Rating: 74/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 76 8%
1991 87 9%
1992 97 10%
1993 98 10%
1994 126 13%
1995 112 11%
1996 108 11%
1997 106 11%
1998 98 10%
1999 92 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 536 54%
United Kingdom 263 26%
Canada 36 4%
Mexico 32 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Ireland 12 1%
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