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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.
19901,081105,876 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19911,111318,444 Nevermind (6th)
by Nirvana
19921,158176,922 Automatic For The People (46th)
by R.E.M.
19931,290184,493 In Utero (45th)
by Nirvana
19941,391310,186 Grace (41st)
by Jeff Buckley
19951,381245,031 The Bends (15th)
by Radiohead
19961,486187,750 Pinkerton (105th)
by Weezer
19971,531299,923 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19981,464206,704 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19991,587186,346 Ágætis Byrjun (70th)
by Sigur Rós
Total13,4802,221,675

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 Jeff Buckley.
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RankAlbumArtist
671.

The White RoomUnited Kingdom The KLF
Year of Release:1991Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1991:54Rank Score:366
Rank in 1990s671Overall Rank:3,119
Average Rating:  71/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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672.

Times Of GraceUnited States Neurosis
Year of Release:1999Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1999:66Rank Score:366
Rank in 1990s672Overall Rank:3,120
Average Rating:  78/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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673.

GodWeenSatan: The OnenessUnited States Ween
Year of Release:1990Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1990:57Rank Score:366
Rank in 1990s673Overall Rank:3,121
Average Rating:  76/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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674.

Secret SamadhiUnited States Live
Year of Release:1997Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1997:66Rank Score:365
Rank in 1990s674Overall Rank:3,123
Average Rating:  73/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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675.

The K & D SessionsAustria Kruder & Dorfmeister
Year of Release:1998Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1998:73Rank Score:365
Rank in 1990s675Overall Rank:3,127
Average Rating:  77/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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676.

No Prayer For The DyingUnited Kingdom Iron Maiden
Year of Release:1990Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1990:58Rank Score:364
Rank in 1990s676Overall Rank:3,132
Average Rating:  62/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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677.

Euphoria MorningUnited States Chris Cornell
Year of Release:1999Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1999:67Rank Score:362
Rank in 1990s677Overall Rank:3,147
Average Rating:  70/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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678.

janet.United States Janet Jackson
Year of Release:1993Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1993:66Rank Score:361
Rank in 1990s678Overall Rank:3,154
Average Rating:  66/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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679.

Cross Road
Compilation
United States Bon Jovi
Year of Release:1994Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1994:82Rank Score:361
Rank in 1990s679Overall Rank:3,156
Average Rating:  67/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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680.

Danzig II: LucifugeUnited States Danzig
Year of Release:1990Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1990:59Rank Score:360
Rank in 1990s680Overall Rank:3,158
Average Rating:  73/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 77 8%
1991 86 9%
1992 97 10%
1993 97 10%
1994 125 13%
1995 113 11%
1996 108 11%
1997 108 11%
1998 97 10%
1999 92 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 539 54%
United Kingdom 263 26%
Canada 35 4%
Mexico 29 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 13 1%
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