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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 43,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1973
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Rank Score:
8,636
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Year of Release:
1988
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Rank Score:
8,596
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1970
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Rank Score:
8,591
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1985
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8,585
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Year of Release:
1970
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8,585
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Year of Release:
1992
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Rank Score:
8,523
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Year of Release:
1996
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Rank Score:
8,521
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Year of Release:
1969
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Rank Score:
8,516
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Year of Release:
1990
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8,456
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1985
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8,400
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 24 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 16 0%
1950s 265 3%
1960s 695 7%
1970s 1,522 15%
1980s 1,472 15%
1990s 1,825 18%
2000s 2,012 20%
2010s 2,176 22%
2020s 16 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,026 50%
United Kingdom 2,610 26%
Canada 452 5%
Mixed Nationality 269 3%
Australia 230 2%
Germany 181 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,696 97%
Yes 304 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,792 98%
Yes 208 2%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. R.E.M.
20. The Who
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