Overall Chart

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:
2008
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14,406
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2005
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14,366
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2016
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14,344
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Year of Release:
1972
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14,191
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2010
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14,136
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Year of Release:
1993
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13,976
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1990
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13,969
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2002
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13,745
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1976
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13,691
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2000
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13,657
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 13 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 12 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 689 7%
1970s 1,521 15%
1980s 1,480 15%
1990s 1,826 18%
2000s 2,031 20%
2010s 2,159 22%
2020s 9 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,012 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 271 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 186 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,712 97%
Yes 288 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,812 98%
Yes 188 2%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Funeral by Arcade Fire
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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