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1981
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1990
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2012
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2017
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1992
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1992
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1976
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1995
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2018
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 1,000 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 276 3%
1960s 696 7%
1970s 1,538 15%
1980s 1,476 15%
1990s 1,804 18%
2000s 1,940 19%
2010s 2,129 21%
2020s 118 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 33 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,020 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 334 3%
Australia 218 2%
Germany 173 2%
Sweden 150 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,690 97%
Yes 311 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,770 98%
Yes 231 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,907 99%
Yes 94 1%
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