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Year of Release:
1972
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20,027
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Year of Release:
1971
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19,735
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Year of Release:
1987
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19,674
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Year of Release:
1993
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19,667
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1970
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19,458
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1985
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19,184
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1994
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19,140
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Year of Release:
1993
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19,091
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Year of Release:
1977
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19,000
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Year of Release:
1971
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18,977
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 6 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 734 7%
1970s 1,474 15%
1980s 1,459 15%
1990s 1,684 17%
2000s 1,791 18%
2010s 2,046 20%
2020s 493 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,993 50%
United Kingdom 2,666 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 300 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,718 97%
Yes 282 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,722 97%
Yes 278 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
2. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
3. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
4. BrooklynVegan's Top Albums of 2010s by BrooklynVegan (2020)
5. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
6. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
7. Gorilla vs. Bear Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
8. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
9. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
10. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
11. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
12. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
15. The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s by Spin (2020)
16. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
17. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
18. Die 100 besten Alben der 10er Jahre by Musikexpress.de (2020)
19. Die besten Platten 2010-2019 by Spex (2019)
20. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
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