Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 42,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1972
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Rank Score:
6,635
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Year of Release:
2011
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Rank Score:
6,593
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Year of Release:
1982
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Rank Score:
6,591
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Year of Release:
1978
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6,585
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1978
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6,574
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2010
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6,546
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Year of Release:
1978
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6,541
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Year of Release:
1976
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6,529
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1977
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6,470
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1998
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6,465
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 31 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 682 7%
1970s 1,525 15%
1980s 1,473 15%
1990s 1,843 18%
2000s 2,033 20%
2010s 2,160 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,009 50%
United Kingdom 2,602 26%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 275 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 185 2%
Sweden 156 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,708 97%
Yes 292 3%
Best Artists of 1996
1. Belle And Sebastian
2. Weezer
3. DJ Shadow
4. Beck
5. Tool
6. フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans]
7. Swans
8. Sublime
9. Manic Street Preachers
10. 2Pac
11. Aphex Twin
12. Richard David James
13. OutKast
14. Neutral Milk Hotel
15. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
16. Jay-Z
17. Wilco
18. Fugees
19. Eels
20. Modest Mouse
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