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Year of Release:
2009
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1,287
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2014
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1,285
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1974
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1,284
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1998
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1,283
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1990
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1,283
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2017
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1,282
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1977
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1,282
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1999
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1,281
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2005
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1,280
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1969
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1,278
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 140 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 695 7%
1970s 1,543 15%
1980s 1,479 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,941 19%
2010s 2,131 21%
2020s 96 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 28 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,031 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 315 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 176 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,695 97%
Yes 305 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,911 99%
Yes 89 1%
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