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1994
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 284 3%
1960s 706 7%
1970s 1,540 15%
1980s 1,483 15%
1990s 1,781 18%
2000s 1,905 19%
2010s 2,070 21%
2020s 205 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 5,057 51%
United Kingdom 2,618 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 310 3%
Australia 218 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 293 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,753 98%
Yes 247 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,884 99%
Yes 116 1%
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