Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 53,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1977
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5,831
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Year of Release:
1978
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5,802
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Year of Release:
1982
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5,758
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Year of Release:
2017
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5,741
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Year of Release:
1971
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5,725
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Year of Release:
2012
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5,694
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1999
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5,674
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1998
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5,654
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1971
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5,634
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1972
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5,632
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 32 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 297 3%
1960s 741 7%
1970s 1,468 15%
1980s 1,457 15%
1990s 1,681 17%
2000s 1,795 18%
2010s 2,059 21%
2020s 475 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,003 50%
United Kingdom 2,655 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 303 3%
Australia 226 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,720 97%
Yes 280 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,720 97%
Yes 280 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
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3. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City by Kendrick Lamar
4. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire
5. Carrie & Lowell by Sufjan Stevens
6. A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead
7. Lonerism by Tame Impala
8. Blond by Frank Ocean
9. ★ (Blackstar) by David Bowie
10. Modern Vampires Of The City by Vampire Weekend
11. High Violet by The National
12. Teen Dream by Beach House
13. Currents by Tame Impala
14. Channel Orange by Frank Ocean
15. Lost In The Dream by The War On Drugs
16. Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes
17. Bon Iver, Bon Iver by Bon Iver
18. AM by Arctic Monkeys
19. This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem
20. Random Access Memories by Daft Punk
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