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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 18,000 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:1,670 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:76,972
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,064 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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2.

LovelessIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:1991Appears in:992 charts
Rank in 1991:2Rank Score:40,824
Rank in 1990s5Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,010 votes)
Comments: 168 comments
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3.

TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:923 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:33,369
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:34
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,099 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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4.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:679 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:24,703
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  80/100 (909 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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5.

Blood Sugar Sex MagikUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1991Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 1991:5Rank Score:16,519
Rank in 1990s20Overall Rank:97
Average Rating:  78/100 (840 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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6.

MetallicaUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1991Appears in:419 charts
Rank in 1991:6Rank Score:12,541
Rank in 1990s28Overall Rank:129
Average Rating:  76/100 (703 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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7.

SpiderlandUnited States Slint
Year of Release:1991Appears in:387 charts
Rank in 1991:7Rank Score:11,226
Rank in 1990s32Overall Rank:146
Average Rating:  83/100 (435 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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8.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:377 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:9,171
Rank in 1990s45Overall Rank:189
Average Rating:  80/100 (474 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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9.

Laughing StockUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1991Appears in:306 charts
Rank in 1991:9Rank Score:8,887
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  83/100 (338 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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10.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:316 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:7,968
Rank in 1990s50Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  82/100 (358 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1991 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 15 2%
Nocturnal Emissions 4 0%
James Brown 4 0%
Iancu Dumitrescu 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
Coil 2 0%
The Field Mice 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 417 46%
United Kingdom 221 25%
Mixed Nationality 41 5%
Australia 30 3%
Canada 26 3%
Germany 21 2%
France 17 2%
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