Overall Chart

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Year of Release:
1966
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44,688
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Year of Release:
1971
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43,901
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Year of Release:
1968
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42,804
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Year of Release:
1991
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41,778
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2004
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40,699
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Year of Release:
1998
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38,524
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Year of Release:
1986
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38,057
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Year of Release:
2015
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36,766
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Year of Release:
1989
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36,413
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Year of Release:
1979
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35,605
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 2 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 734 7%
1970s 1,474 15%
1980s 1,459 15%
1990s 1,684 17%
2000s 1,791 18%
2010s 2,046 20%
2020s 493 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,993 50%
United Kingdom 2,666 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 300 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,718 97%
Yes 282 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,722 97%
Yes 278 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
Best Albums of 1991
1. Nevermind by Nirvana
2. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
3. Ten by Pearl Jam
4. Spiderland by Slint
5. Achtung Baby by U2
6. The Low End Theory by A Tribe Called Quest
7. Laughing Stock by Talk Talk
8. Blood Sugar Sex Magik by Red Hot Chili Peppers
9. Metallica by Metallica
10. Blue Lines by Massive Attack
11. Screamadelica by Primal Scream
12. Out Of Time by R.E.M.
13. Badmotorfinger by Soundgarden
14. Trompe Le Monde by Pixies
15. Use Your Illusion II by Guns N' Roses
16. Temple Of The Dog by Temple Of The Dog
17. Dangerous by Michael Jackson
18. Yerself Is Steam by Mercury Rev
19. Gish by The Smashing Pumpkins
20. Bandwagonesque by Teenage Fanclub
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