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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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Year of Release:
1999
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23,297
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2012
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23,277
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Year of Release:
1975
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23,253
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1969
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23,196
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1971
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22,952
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1988
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22,580
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1970
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22,282
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1994
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22,137
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1980
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21,456
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1971
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21,334
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 7 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 682 7%
1970s 1,525 15%
1980s 1,473 15%
1990s 1,843 18%
2000s 2,033 20%
2010s 2,160 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 5,009 50%
United Kingdom 2,602 26%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 275 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 185 2%
Sweden 156 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,708 97%
Yes 292 3%
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5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
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