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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 43,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1958
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3,087
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1972
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3,087
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1981
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3,083
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1998
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3,069
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2017
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3,069
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Year of Release:
1977
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3,066
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2010
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3,066
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Year of Release:
1987
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3,064
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1971
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3,061
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1999
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3,055
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 63 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 15 0%
1950s 265 3%
1960s 696 7%
1970s 1,520 15%
1980s 1,476 15%
1990s 1,825 18%
2000s 2,022 20%
2010s 2,166 22%
2020s 14 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 36 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,021 50%
United Kingdom 2,608 26%
Canada 453 5%
Mixed Nationality 271 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 181 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,698 97%
Yes 302 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,793 98%
Yes 207 2%
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5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
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12. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
13. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
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