"I'd leap in front of a flying bullet for you"

- The Smiths
 

Overall chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 37,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

You can customise how this chart is generated, browse the individual charts constituting the overall rankings from The Charts page, or submit your own chart from the My Charts page!

View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
(... Or view the overall chart history).
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
31.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,533 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:55,136
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,907 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
32.

RumoursUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,674 charts
Rank in 1977:1Rank Score:54,865
Rank in 1970s9Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,930 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
33.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,501 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:50,816
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,743 votes)
Comments: 169 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
34.

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,532 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:50,269
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,816 votes)
Comments: 153 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
35.

Blood On The TracksUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,437 charts
Rank in 1975:2Rank Score:50,141
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,720 votes)
Comments: 123 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
36.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,503 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:49,457
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:36
Average Rating:  82/100 (2,003 votes)
Comments: 194 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
37.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,515 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:49,093
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,199 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
38.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:1,299 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:48,304
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,785 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
39.

The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,499 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:46,752
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,241 votes)
Comments: 217 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
40.

Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,495 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:46,687
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,708 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Overall chart

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 208 2%
1960s 641 6%
1970s 1523 15%
1980s 1496 15%
1990s 1975 20%
2000s 2393 24%
2010s 1761 18%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 5038 50%
United Kingdom 2668 27%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 240 2%
Australia 216 2%
Germany 172 2%
Sweden 160 2%
Show all
BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes
Popular Charts
1. 100 Best Albums of the Nineties by Rolling Stone (2010)
2. 50 Best Albums of 2015 by Rolling Stone (2015)
3. 50 Best Albums of 2018 by Rolling Stone (2018)
4. Top 500 Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2012)
5. 100 Best Albums of the Eighties by Rolling Stone (1989)
6. 50 Best Albums of 2016 by Rolling Stone (2016)
7. 100 Best Albums of the 2000s by Rolling Stone (2011)
8. 50 Best Albums of 2014 by Rolling Stone (2014)
9. 50 Best Albums of 2017 by Rolling Stone (2017)
10. Top 40 Albums of 2017 by Decibel (2017)


Copyright © 2005-2019 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map