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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:
2018
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6,359
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Year of Release:
2011
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6,324
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Year of Release:
1968
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6,277
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1971
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6,264
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2001
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6,254
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Year of Release:
1972
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6,215
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2016
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6,207
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Year of Release:
1973
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6,204
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Year of Release:
2009
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6,199
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2001
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6,169
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 31 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 283 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,546 15%
1980s 1,479 15%
1990s 1,778 18%
2000s 1,908 19%
2010s 2,078 21%
2020s 201 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
Various Artists 31 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,037 50%
United Kingdom 2,623 26%
Canada 457 5%
Mixed Nationality 319 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 174 2%
Sweden 144 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,705 97%
Yes 295 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,752 98%
Yes 248 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,883 99%
Yes 117 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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