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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 45,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1972
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6,938
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1978
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6,873
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1997
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6,863
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1977
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6,859
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1970
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6,856
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Year of Release:
1959
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6,852
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1968
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6,840
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1973
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6,839
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1976
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6,792
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2013
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6,736
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 29 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 274 3%
1960s 698 7%
1970s 1,540 15%
1980s 1,475 15%
1990s 1,811 18%
2000s 1,936 19%
2010s 2,128 21%
2020s 114 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 33 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,016 50%
United Kingdom 2,605 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 334 3%
Australia 217 2%
Germany 175 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,688 97%
Yes 312 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,772 98%
Yes 228 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,909 99%
Yes 91 1%
Best Albums of the 1990s
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
3. Nevermind by Nirvana
4. The Bends by Radiohead
5. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
6. Ten by Pearl Jam
7. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
8. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
9. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
10. Grace by Jeff Buckley
11. In Utero by Nirvana
12. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
13. Weezer (The Blue Album) by Weezer
14. Illmatic by Nas
15. Dummy by Portishead
16. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Pinkerton by Weezer
19. Homogenic by Björk
20. The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
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