Overall Chart

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Year of Release:
1989
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27,763
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Year of Release:
1966
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27,632
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2010
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26,114
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Year of Release:
1989
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25,713
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Year of Release:
2012
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25,670
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Year of Release:
1977
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25,518
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Year of Release:
1959
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24,932
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1979
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24,918
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Year of Release:
1967
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24,199
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Year of Release:
1971
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24,045
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 4 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 52 1%
1950s 858 9%
1960s 2,476 25%
1970s 5,471 55%
1980s 6,295 63%
1990s 9,253 93%
2000s 12,052 121%
2010s 16,051 161%
2020s 7,014 70%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 1,239 12%
R. Stevie Moore 95 1%
Johnny Cash 49 0%
The Residents 48 0%
Buckethead 47 0%
Bob Dylan 43 0%
Elvis Presley 42 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 24,301 243%
United Kingdom 10,300 103%
Germany 2,901 29%
Mixed Nationality 2,684 27%
Canada 2,120 21%
Australia 1,789 18%
France 1,606 16%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 55,894 559%
Yes 3,634 36%
Live? Albums %
No 58,073 581%
Yes 1,455 15%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 58,882 589%
Yes 646 6%
Best Artists of 2008
1. Fleet Foxes
2. Vampire Weekend
3. Coldplay
4. Portishead
5. Have A Nice Life
6. Elbow
7. Kanye West
8. TV On The Radio
9. Deerhunter
10. Kings Of Leon
11. Crystal Castles
12. Sigur Rós
13. The Gaslight Anthem
14. Grouper
15. Liz Harris
16. The Raconteurs
17. Beach House
18. The Last Shadow Puppets
19. Extremoduro
20. Death Cab For Cutie
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