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Year of Release:
2004
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61,426
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1971
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59,254
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1966
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58,299
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1968
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55,896
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1998
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55,860
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1991
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55,672
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1989
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50,262
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1986
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49,428
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1979
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49,219
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1995
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46,578
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 2 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 268 3%
1960s 685 7%
1970s 1,519 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,841 18%
2000s 2,061 21%
2010s 2,147 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 5,011 50%
United Kingdom 2,610 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,702 97%
Yes 298 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,875 99%
Yes 125 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
4. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
5. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
6. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
7. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
8. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
9. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
10. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
11. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
14. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
15. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
16. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
17. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
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