Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 45,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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2006
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1983
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 696 7%
1970s 1,516 15%
1980s 1,462 15%
1990s 1,824 18%
2000s 1,985 20%
2010s 2,153 22%
2020s 69 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,036 50%
United Kingdom 2,589 26%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 289 3%
Australia 229 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,690 97%
Yes 310 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,790 98%
Yes 210 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,918 99%
Yes 82 1%
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2. The 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Billboard (2020)
3. The 100 Best Albums of 2020 by Noisey (2020)
4. The Skinny's Top 10 Albums of 2020 by The Skinny (2020)
5. Les Inrocks Albums of the Year 2020 by Les Inrocks (2020)
6. Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2020 by Uncut (2020)
7. The Loud And Quiet best albums of 2020 by Loud And Quiet (2020)
8. The 40 best albums of 2020 by Independent (2020)
9. Gigwise's 51 Best Albums of 2020 by Gigwise (2020)
10. The 20 best albums of 2020 by The A.V. Club (2020)
11. The 50 Best Albums Of 2020 by NPR (2020)
12. The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked by The Line Of Best Fit (2020)
13. The 60 Best Albums of 2020 by PopMatters (2020)
14. BPM’s Top 50 Albums Of 2020 by Beats Per Minute (2020)
15. The 50 best albums of 2020 by New Music Express (2020)
16. Best Albums of 2020 by Northern Transmissions (2020)
17. The 75 Best Albums of 2020 by The Alternative (2020)
18. Top 55 Albums Of 2020 by BrooklynVegan (2020)
19. Exclaim!'s 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Exclaim! (2020)
20. The Top 50 Albums of 2020 by Crack Magazine (2020)
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