Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 53,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1997
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77,128
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Year of Release:
1973
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71,416
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Year of Release:
1969
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65,496
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Year of Release:
1966
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57,131
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2000
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51,512
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Year of Release:
2007
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51,348
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Year of Release:
1967
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50,989
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Year of Release:
1975
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50,876
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Year of Release:
1972
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50,186
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Year of Release:
1967
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46,208
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 296 3%
1960s 741 7%
1970s 1,467 15%
1980s 1,458 15%
1990s 1,689 17%
2000s 1,793 18%
2010s 2,057 21%
2020s 473 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 25 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,004 50%
United Kingdom 2,658 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 304 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 166 2%
Sweden 139 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,722 97%
Yes 280 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,724 97%
Yes 278 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 115 1%
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