Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 52,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
2002
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11,662
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Year of Release:
2005
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11,510
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2008
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11,478
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2010
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11,408
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Year of Release:
1972
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11,345
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Year of Release:
1980
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11,340
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1988
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11,275
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2009
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11,087
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Year of Release:
1991
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11,081
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2001
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10,818
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 14 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 735 7%
1970s 1,466 15%
1980s 1,457 15%
1990s 1,691 17%
2000s 1,812 18%
2010s 2,058 21%
2020s 465 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 39 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,012 50%
United Kingdom 2,652 27%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 301 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 166 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,730 97%
Yes 280 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,728 97%
Yes 282 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,896 99%
Yes 114 1%
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. In Rainbows by Radiohead
7. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
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. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. Funeral by Arcade Fire
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. Doolittle by Pixies
19. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
20. London Calling by The Clash
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