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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 16,000 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, Primal Scream, Talk Talk and A Tribe Called Quest.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,604 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:74,798
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,935 votes)
Comments: 201 comments
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2.

LovelessIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:1991Appears in:942 charts
Rank in 1991:2Rank Score:38,248
Rank in 1990s5Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: 86/100 (943 votes)
Comments: 157 comments
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3.

TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:871 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:32,035
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: 82/100 (1,032 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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4.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:637 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:23,829
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:51
Average Rating: 81/100 (854 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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5.

Blood Sugar Sex MagikUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1991Appears in:515 charts
Rank in 1991:5Rank Score:15,738
Rank in 1990s20Overall Rank:92
Average Rating: 78/100 (785 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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6.

MetallicaUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1991Appears in:393 charts
Rank in 1991:6Rank Score:11,838
Rank in 1990s28Overall Rank:128
Average Rating: 76/100 (658 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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7.

SpiderlandUnited States Slint
Year of Release:1991Appears in:357 charts
Rank in 1991:7Rank Score:10,125
Rank in 1990s37Overall Rank:160
Average Rating: 83/100 (405 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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8.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:350 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:8,932
Rank in 1990s44Overall Rank:183
Average Rating: 80/100 (445 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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9.

Laughing StockUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1991Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 1991:9Rank Score:8,345
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:197
Average Rating: 83/100 (310 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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10.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:294 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:7,636
Rank in 1990s50Overall Rank:217
Average Rating: 82/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1991 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 2%
James Brown 4 0%
Nocturnal Emissions 4 0%
:zoviet*france: 2 0%
John Lee Hooker 2 0%
NoMeansNo 2 0%
Guns N' Roses 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 387 47%
United Kingdom 204 25%
Mixed Nationality 34 4%
Australia 30 4%
Canada 24 3%
Germany 17 2%
France 15 2%
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