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Year of Release:
1973
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3,016
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1957
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3,013
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Year of Release:
2017
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3,003
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Year of Release:
1978
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2,996
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Year of Release:
1963
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2,992
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1982
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2,986
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1959
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2,985
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1993
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2,981
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1973
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2,975
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1968
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2,974
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 64 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,543 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,942 19%
2010s 2,130 21%
2020s 96 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 28 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,032 50%
United Kingdom 2,605 26%
Canada 452 5%
Mixed Nationality 309 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,695 97%
Yes 306 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,774 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 89 1%
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5. The 50 Best Albums Of 2020 by NPR (2020)
6. The 20 best albums of 2020 by The A.V. Club (2020)
7. The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked by The Line Of Best Fit (2020)
8. The 60 Best Albums of 2020 by PopMatters (2020)
9. The Skinny's Top 10 Albums of 2020 by The Skinny (2020)
10. BPM’s Top 50 Albums Of 2020 by Beats Per Minute (2020)
11. The 50 best albums of 2020 by New Music Express (2020)
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16. Exclaim!'s 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Exclaim! (2020)
17. The Top 50 Albums of 2020 by Crack Magazine (2020)
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