Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 53,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1972
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3,582
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Year of Release:
2005
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3,579
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Year of Release:
1982
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3,579
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Year of Release:
1967
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3,576
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Year of Release:
1977
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3,572
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Year of Release:
1973
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3,568
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Year of Release:
1997
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3,553
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Year of Release:
2015
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3,550
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Year of Release:
1959
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3,547
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Year of Release:
2004
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3,544
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 51 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 297 3%
1960s 742 7%
1970s 1,466 15%
1980s 1,459 15%
1990s 1,685 17%
2000s 1,796 18%
2010s 2,054 21%
2020s 474 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,002 50%
United Kingdom 2,656 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 303 3%
Australia 226 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,719 97%
Yes 281 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,721 97%
Yes 279 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Kendrick Lamar
11. Nirvana
12. Neil Young
13. The Smiths
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. R.E.M.
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. Bruce Springsteen
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