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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 46,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1986
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231
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2011
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2015
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2008
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2009
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2006
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231
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1997
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231
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1996
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231
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1995
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1982
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 562 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 284 3%
1960s 706 7%
1970s 1,540 15%
1980s 1,483 15%
1990s 1,781 18%
2000s 1,905 19%
2010s 2,070 21%
2020s 205 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,057 51%
United Kingdom 2,618 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 310 3%
Australia 218 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 293 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,753 98%
Yes 247 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,884 99%
Yes 116 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. Nirvana (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. Kanye West
16. The Beach Boys
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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