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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 41,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1971
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3,938
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Year of Release:
2011
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3,936
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Year of Release:
2017
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3,926
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Year of Release:
2006
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3,919
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Year of Release:
1991
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Rank Score:
3,904
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Year of Release:
1988
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3,883
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2011
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3,876
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Year of Release:
1973
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3,848
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1994
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3,829
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2002
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3,826
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 50 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 685 7%
1970s 1,516 15%
1980s 1,472 15%
1990s 1,841 18%
2000s 2,056 21%
2010s 2,155 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 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 5,014 50%
United Kingdom 2,612 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 181 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,703 97%
Yes 297 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,855 99%
Yes 145 1%
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1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Kanye West
3. Arcade Fire
4. Tame Impala
5. Beach House
6. Frank Ocean
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. Radiohead
9. The National
10. Vampire Weekend
11. Bon Iver
12. Death Grips
13. Car Seat Headrest
14. The War On Drugs
15. David Bowie
16. Arctic Monkeys
17. The Black Keys
18. Fleet Foxes
19. Swans
20. Mark Kozelek
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