Overall Chart

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Year of Release:
1975
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23,518
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Year of Release:
2005
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23,059
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1969
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22,956
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1972
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22,514
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2010
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21,955
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Year of Release:
1971
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21,872
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1977
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21,701
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2002
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20,465
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Year of Release:
1992
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20,407
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1991
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20,305
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 5 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 49 0%
1950s 859 9%
1960s 2,476 25%
1970s 5,469 55%
1980s 6,291 63%
1990s 9,252 93%
2000s 12,048 120%
2010s 16,048 160%
2020s 6,998 70%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 1,237 12%
R. Stevie Moore 95 1%
Johnny Cash 49 0%
The Residents 48 0%
Buckethead 47 0%
Bob Dylan 43 0%
Elvis Presley 42 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 24,283 243%
United Kingdom 10,296 103%
Germany 2,900 29%
Mixed Nationality 2,683 27%
Canada 2,118 21%
Australia 1,789 18%
France 1,607 16%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 55,865 559%
Yes 3,631 36%
Live? Albums %
No 58,041 580%
Yes 1,455 15%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 58,850 589%
Yes 646 6%
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. In Rainbows by Radiohead
7. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
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. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. Funeral by Arcade Fire
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. Doolittle by Pixies
19. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
20. London Calling by The Clash
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