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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 46,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1981
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12,037
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Year of Release:
1991
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Rank Score:
11,991
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1998
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Rank Score:
11,986
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2004
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Rank Score:
11,948
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Year of Release:
1967
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Rank Score:
11,837
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Year of Release:
1970
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Rank Score:
11,720
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Year of Release:
2012
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Rank Score:
11,642
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2015
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Rank Score:
11,502
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1968
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11,465
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1967
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11,450
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 16 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 695 7%
1970s 1,537 15%
1980s 1,485 15%
1990s 1,819 18%
2000s 1,953 20%
2010s 2,137 21%
2020s 77 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,040 50%
United Kingdom 2,596 26%
Canada 449 4%
Mixed Nationality 309 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 151 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,700 97%
Yes 301 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 228 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,913 99%
Yes 88 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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