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2019
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,513 15%
1980s 1,464 15%
1990s 1,823 18%
2000s 1,985 20%
2010s 2,152 22%
2020s 71 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,032 50%
United Kingdom 2,587 26%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 289 3%
Australia 229 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,692 97%
Yes 308 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,791 98%
Yes 209 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,913 99%
Yes 87 1%
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5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
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15. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
16. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
17. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
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