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Best Albums of 2016

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 25,000 greatest album charts.

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2016 year summaryThe best artists of 2016 are Radiohead, David Bowie, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Car Seat Headrest, Frank Ocean, Bon Iver, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Anderson .Paak and Beyoncé .
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:475 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:1,857
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:1,037
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (825 votes)
Comments: 160 comments
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2.

BlackstarUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:1,557
Rank in 2010s93Overall Rank:1,211
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (676 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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3.

Skeleton TreeAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:691
Rank in 2010s212Overall Rank:2,335
Average Rating:  84/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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4.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:677
Rank in 2010s217Overall Rank:2,373
Average Rating:  82/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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5.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:573
Rank in 2010s260Overall Rank:2,696
Average Rating:  82/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

22, A MillionUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2016Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 2016:6Rank Score:534
Rank in 2010s283Overall Rank:2,853
Average Rating:  81/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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7.

Untitled Unmastered.United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2016Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:504
Rank in 2010s305Overall Rank:2,994
Average Rating:  80/100 (369 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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8.

The Life Of PabloUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2016Appears in:163 charts
Rank in 2016:8Rank Score:431
Rank in 2010s350Overall Rank:3,397
Average Rating:  69/100 (430 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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9.

MalibuUnited States Anderson .Paak
Year of Release:2016Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 2016:9Rank Score:381
Rank in 2010s389Overall Rank:3,732
Average Rating:  77/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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10.

LemonadeUnited States Beyoncé
Year of Release:2016Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 2016:10Rank Score:367
Rank in 2010s401Overall Rank:3,844
Average Rating:  76/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Aoife O'Donovan 2 0%
Future 2 0%
Nicolas Jaar 2 0%
Isolation Berlin 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
Wanda Group 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 483 48%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Germany 35 4%
France 20 2%
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