Overall Chart

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:
1971
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5,625
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1984
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5,614
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1997
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5,561
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1978
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5,528
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2017
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5,505
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Year of Release:
1980
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5,487
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2008
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5,470
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Year of Release:
1979
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5,459
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2005
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5,456
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1998
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5,451
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 35 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 29 0%
1950s 287 3%
1960s 712 7%
1970s 1,536 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,762 18%
2000s 1,898 19%
2010s 2,068 21%
2020s 229 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,046 50%
United Kingdom 2,634 26%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 301 3%
Australia 222 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,703 97%
Yes 297 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,749 97%
Yes 251 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
16. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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