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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 42,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1971
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Rank Score:
4,971
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Year of Release:
1999
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Rank Score:
4,932
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Year of Release:
1979
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Rank Score:
4,924
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1999
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4,916
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Year of Release:
1983
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4,882
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Year of Release:
1974
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Rank Score:
4,881
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Year of Release:
1955
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Rank Score:
4,871
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Year of Release:
1976
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Rank Score:
4,866
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Year of Release:
2003
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4,863
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1985
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4,846
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 40 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 682 7%
1970s 1,528 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,841 18%
2000s 2,031 20%
2010s 2,160 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,006 50%
United Kingdom 2,608 26%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 273 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 184 2%
Sweden 156 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,708 97%
Yes 292 3%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. The Who
20. R.E.M.
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