Overall Chart

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Year of Release:
1997
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78,524
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Year of Release:
1973
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72,843
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Year of Release:
1969
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66,293
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Year of Release:
1966
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57,718
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2000
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52,523
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Year of Release:
1967
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52,100
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Year of Release:
2007
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52,074
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Year of Release:
1975
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51,516
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Year of Release:
1972
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50,780
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Year of Release:
1967
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46,956
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Total albums: 9,887. Page 1 of 989

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 736 7%
1970s 1,467 15%
1980s 1,458 15%
1990s 1,689 17%
2000s 1,809 18%
2010s 2,061 21%
2020s 465 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 39 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,007 50%
United Kingdom 2,656 27%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 300 3%
Australia 229 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,731 97%
Yes 278 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,727 97%
Yes 282 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,897 99%
Yes 112 1%
Best Artists of 1989
1. Pixies
2. The Cure
3. The Stone Roses
4. Beastie Boys
5. Galaxie 500
6. De La Soul
7. Nirvana
8. Nine Inch Nails
9. Tom Petty
10. Lou Reed
11. New Order
12. Faith No More
13. Madonna
14. Kate Bush
15. Fugazi
16. The Blue Nile
17. Julee Cruise
18. Janet Jackson
19. Aerosmith
20. Bob Dylan
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