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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:
1991
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25,443
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Year of Release:
1972
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25,138
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1995
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24,841
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1993
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24,388
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1993
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24,099
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Year of Release:
1977
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24,053
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1969
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23,868
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1992
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23,788
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1994
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23,591
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1968
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23,496
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 6 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 268 3%
1960s 685 7%
1970s 1,519 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,841 18%
2000s 2,061 21%
2010s 2,147 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,011 50%
United Kingdom 2,610 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,702 97%
Yes 298 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,875 99%
Yes 125 1%
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