Overall Chart

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:
1966
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34,032
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1979
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32,852
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Year of Release:
1989
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32,490
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2010
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32,325
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Year of Release:
1989
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31,246
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Year of Release:
1977
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Rank Score:
30,961
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1971
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30,765
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Year of Release:
1967
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Rank Score:
30,671
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2012
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Rank Score:
30,538
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1959
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30,030
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 4 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 695 7%
1970s 1,537 15%
1980s 1,485 15%
1990s 1,819 18%
2000s 1,953 20%
2010s 2,137 21%
2020s 77 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,040 50%
United Kingdom 2,596 26%
Canada 449 4%
Mixed Nationality 309 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 151 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,700 97%
Yes 301 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 228 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,913 99%
Yes 88 1%
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