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Year of Release:
1980
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1972
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839
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2012
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838
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1995
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838
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2009
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838
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2019
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837
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2017
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837
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2000
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836
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1987
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836
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1982
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 199 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 284 3%
1960s 708 7%
1970s 1,545 15%
1980s 1,480 15%
1990s 1,778 18%
2000s 1,905 19%
2010s 2,067 21%
2020s 206 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,054 51%
United Kingdom 2,619 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 311 3%
Australia 217 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,706 97%
Yes 294 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,753 98%
Yes 247 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,884 99%
Yes 116 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
4. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
5. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
6. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
7. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
8. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
9. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
10. Top 48 Music Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
11. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
15. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
16. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
17. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
18. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
19. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
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