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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 43,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1977
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3,562
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1996
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3,557
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2008
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3,550
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1974
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3,549
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1987
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3,546
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2012
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3,544
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2000
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3,543
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1987
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3,539
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1968
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3,534
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1992
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3,531
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 55 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 12 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 689 7%
1970s 1,521 15%
1980s 1,480 15%
1990s 1,826 18%
2000s 2,031 20%
2010s 2,159 22%
2020s 9 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,012 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 271 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 186 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,712 97%
Yes 288 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,812 98%
Yes 188 2%
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5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
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10. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Mojo (1995)
11. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
12. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
13. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
14. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
15. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
16. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
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18. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
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