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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 41,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1973
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2,961
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1963
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2,959
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Year of Release:
1999
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2,956
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2016
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2,952
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2017
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2,949
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Year of Release:
1985
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Rank Score:
2,947
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Year of Release:
1971
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2,945
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1965
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2,942
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1978
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2,928
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2004
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2,923
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 64 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 262 3%
1960s 689 7%
1970s 1,522 15%
1980s 1,467 15%
1990s 1,847 18%
2000s 2,063 21%
2010s 2,148 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 39 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,001 50%
United Kingdom 2,620 26%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 273 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 186 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Popular  Charts
1. Top 500 Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2012)
2. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
3. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
4. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
8. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
9. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
10. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
11. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Mojo (1995)
12. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
13. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
14. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
15. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
16. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
17. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
18. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
19. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
20. 100 Best Albums of the 2000s by Rolling Stone (2011)
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