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Year of Release:
2013
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1,097
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1984
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1,096
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1971
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2021
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1,095
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1976
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1,095
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1970
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1995
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1,094
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1978
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1,092
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1992
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1,091
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1986
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1,090
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 160 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 22 0%
1950s 275 3%
1960s 706 7%
1970s 1,559 16%
1980s 1,473 15%
1990s 1,795 18%
2000s 1,906 19%
2010s 2,098 21%
2020s 166 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,040 50%
United Kingdom 2,614 26%
Canada 452 5%
Mixed Nationality 327 3%
Australia 211 2%
Germany 179 2%
Sweden 147 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,699 97%
Yes 302 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,766 98%
Yes 235 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,903 99%
Yes 98 1%
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