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2015
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1982
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1986
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2018
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1997
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1984
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 557 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 283 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,547 15%
1980s 1,479 15%
1990s 1,777 18%
2000s 1,907 19%
2010s 2,079 21%
2020s 202 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
Various Artists 31 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,036 50%
United Kingdom 2,625 26%
Canada 457 5%
Mixed Nationality 319 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 173 2%
Sweden 144 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,706 97%
Yes 295 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,753 98%
Yes 248 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,884 99%
Yes 117 1%
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