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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 41,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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2012
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23,058
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1980
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13,118
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2015
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11,029
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2000
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10,299
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2010
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5,746
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1997
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5,361
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1979
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4,716
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2016
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4,608
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2015
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4,091
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1994
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3,869
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Total albums: 227. Page 1 of 23

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 268 3%
1960s 685 7%
1970s 1,518 15%
1980s 1,475 15%
1990s 1,842 18%
2000s 2,058 21%
2010s 2,149 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,015 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 441 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,864 99%
Yes 136 1%
Best Artists of the 2010s
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Kanye West
3. Arcade Fire
4. Tame Impala
5. Beach House
6. Frank Ocean
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. Radiohead
9. The National
10. Vampire Weekend
11. Bon Iver
12. Death Grips
13. Car Seat Headrest
14. The War On Drugs
15. David Bowie
16. Arctic Monkeys
17. The Black Keys
18. Fleet Foxes
19. Swans
20. Mark Kozelek
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