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2005
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1978
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1989
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 386 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 262 3%
1960s 682 7%
1970s 1,522 15%
1980s 1,483 15%
1990s 1,852 19%
2000s 2,066 21%
2010s 2,131 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,007 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 448 4%
Mixed Nationality 268 3%
Australia 224 2%
Germany 185 2%
Sweden 156 2%
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3. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
4. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Mojo (1995)
8. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
9. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
10. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
11. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
12. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
13. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
14. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
15. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
16. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
17. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
18. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
19. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
20. 100 Best Albums of the 2000s by Rolling Stone (2011)
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