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Best Albums of 1991

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1991 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 20,000 greatest album charts.

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1991 year summaryThe best artists of 1991 were Nirvana, My Bloody Valentine, Pearl Jam, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Slint, Talk Talk, Primal Scream and A Tribe Called Quest.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,779 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:81,518
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,265 votes)
Comments: 230 comments
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2.

LovelessIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,060 charts
Rank in 1991:2Rank Score:42,859
Rank in 1990s5Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,117 votes)
Comments: 180 comments
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3.

TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:963 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:34,448
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:35
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,198 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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4.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:703 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:24,739
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:60
Average Rating:  80/100 (980 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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5.

Blood Sugar Sex MagikUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1991Appears in:584 charts
Rank in 1991:5Rank Score:17,498
Rank in 1990s21Overall Rank:98
Average Rating:  78/100 (908 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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6.

MetallicaUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1991Appears in:458 charts
Rank in 1991:6Rank Score:13,551
Rank in 1990s28Overall Rank:126
Average Rating:  77/100 (767 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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7.

SpiderlandUnited States Slint
Year of Release:1991Appears in:437 charts
Rank in 1991:7Rank Score:12,737
Rank in 1990s31Overall Rank:140
Average Rating:  83/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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8.

Laughing StockUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1991Appears in:335 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:9,022
Rank in 1990s48Overall Rank:204
Average Rating:  84/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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9.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:391 charts
Rank in 1991:9Rank Score:9,011
Rank in 1990s49Overall Rank:206
Average Rating:  80/100 (503 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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10.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:351 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:8,410
Rank in 1990s51Overall Rank:223
Average Rating:  83/100 (405 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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Best Albums of 1991 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 16 2%
Nocturnal Emissions 4 0%
James Brown 4 0%
Severed Heads 2 0%
John Lee Hooker 2 0%
Nirvana 2 0%
Guns N' Roses 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 439 46%
United Kingdom 229 24%
Mixed Nationality 43 5%
Australia 31 3%
Canada 29 3%
Germany 26 3%
France 22 2%
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