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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 47,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1968
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6,473
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1997
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6,463
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2018
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6,459
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2013
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6,441
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Year of Release:
1972
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6,436
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1998
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6,397
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1977
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6,394
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2019
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6,389
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1994
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6,352
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1982
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6,343
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 30 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 287 3%
1960s 706 7%
1970s 1,536 15%
1980s 1,480 15%
1990s 1,772 18%
2000s 1,902 19%
2010s 2,073 21%
2020s 217 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,048 50%
United Kingdom 2,636 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 301 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 172 2%
Sweden 146 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,706 97%
Yes 294 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,750 98%
Yes 250 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,886 99%
Yes 114 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 (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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