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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 42,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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1959
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31,097
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1959
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7,706
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1959
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6,646
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1957
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5,511
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1955
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4,819
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1956
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4,744
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1959
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4,270
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1957
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3,557
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1959
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3,011
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2,896
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Total albums: 272. Page 1 of 28

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 683 7%
1970s 1,524 15%
1980s 1,476 15%
1990s 1,846 18%
2000s 2,037 20%
2010s 2,150 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,004 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 274 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 183 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 293 3%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. The Who
20. R.E.M.
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