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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 43,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
2001
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1,558
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2012
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1,557
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Year of Release:
1976
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1,551
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2009
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1,549
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2004
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1,548
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2008
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1,545
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1980
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1,545
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2019
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1,544
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1966
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1,544
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1987
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1,543
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 118 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 11 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 687 7%
1970s 1,525 15%
1980s 1,483 15%
1990s 1,825 18%
2000s 2,030 20%
2010s 2,158 22%
2020s 10 0%
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 5,015 50%
United Kingdom 2,607 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 185 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,711 97%
Yes 289 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,811 98%
Yes 189 2%
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3. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
4. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
8. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
9. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
10. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Mojo (1995)
11. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
12. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
13. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
14. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
15. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
16. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
17. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
18. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
19. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
20. 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time by Classic Rock (2001)
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