Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 51,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1971
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8,869
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Year of Release:
1991
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Rank Score:
8,847
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Year of Release:
1975
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Rank Score:
8,835
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2003
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Rank Score:
8,688
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Year of Release:
2010
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Rank Score:
8,652
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Year of Release:
2013
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Rank Score:
8,616
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Year of Release:
2004
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Rank Score:
8,613
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Year of Release:
1983
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Rank Score:
8,563
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1984
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Rank Score:
8,511
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Year of Release:
2013
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8,508
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 20 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 27 0%
1950s 285 3%
1960s 729 7%
1970s 1,498 15%
1980s 1,467 15%
1990s 1,708 17%
2000s 1,831 18%
2010s 2,077 21%
2020s 383 4%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 39 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,000 50%
United Kingdom 2,671 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 291 3%
Australia 224 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,729 97%
Yes 278 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,735 97%
Yes 272 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,896 99%
Yes 111 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. Kendrick Lamar
11. Nirvana (US)
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. R.E.M.
20. Bruce Springsteen
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