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1998
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2018
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1961
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1998
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1977
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 15 0%
1950s 265 3%
1960s 695 7%
1970s 1,520 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,825 18%
2000s 2,017 20%
2010s 2,174 22%
2020s 14 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 36 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,027 50%
United Kingdom 2,607 26%
Canada 453 5%
Mixed Nationality 269 3%
Australia 230 2%
Germany 181 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,695 97%
Yes 305 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,792 98%
Yes 208 2%
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