Overall Chart

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:
1985
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3,165
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Year of Release:
1958
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3,158
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2004
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3,157
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Year of Release:
1970
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3,153
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1996
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3,150
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Year of Release:
1999
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3,146
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Year of Release:
1996
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3,144
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Year of Release:
1967
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Rank Score:
3,137
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1972
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3,128
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1968
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3,118
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 62 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 693 7%
1970s 1,546 15%
1980s 1,485 15%
1990s 1,810 18%
2000s 1,947 19%
2010s 2,141 21%
2020s 82 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,016 50%
United Kingdom 2,601 26%
Canada 448 4%
Mixed Nationality 315 3%
Australia 221 2%
Germany 179 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,696 97%
Yes 304 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,771 98%
Yes 229 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 88 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
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. The Who
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