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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 46,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1991
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41,858
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2001
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41,309
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2015
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40,986
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Year of Release:
1965
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39,756
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1979
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Rank Score:
38,997
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1977
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38,424
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Year of Release:
1969
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38,254
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Year of Release:
1965
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38,241
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1967
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36,567
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1980
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35,689
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 3 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 271 3%
1960s 696 7%
1970s 1,538 15%
1980s 1,487 15%
1990s 1,814 18%
2000s 1,953 20%
2010s 2,137 21%
2020s 78 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,041 50%
United Kingdom 2,595 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 309 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 151 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,698 97%
Yes 302 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,772 98%
Yes 228 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 88 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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