Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 52,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1970
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6,544
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Year of Release:
2007
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6,532
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Year of Release:
1977
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6,496
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2006
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6,489
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Year of Release:
1987
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6,413
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Year of Release:
2011
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6,392
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2009
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6,383
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Year of Release:
1977
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6,377
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Year of Release:
1971
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6,345
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Year of Release:
1978
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6,337
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 28 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 734 7%
1970s 1,466 15%
1980s 1,457 15%
1990s 1,691 17%
2000s 1,812 18%
2010s 2,058 21%
2020s 482 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 39 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,020 50%
United Kingdom 2,653 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 302 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 166 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,737 97%
Yes 283 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,737 97%
Yes 283 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,906 99%
Yes 114 1%
Best Artists of 2002
1. Wilco
2. Interpol
3. Coldplay
4. The Flaming Lips
5. Queens Of The Stone Age
6. Broken Social Scene
7. Beck
8. Sigur Rós
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. Porcupine Tree
11. The Libertines
12. Boards Of Canada
13. Eminem
14. Johnny Cash
15. The Streets
16. Damien Rice
17. Audioslave
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. The Mountain Goats
20. Norah Jones
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