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2003
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2,780
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Year of Release:
1974
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2,780
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Year of Release:
2011
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2,775
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2010
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2,773
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Year of Release:
2017
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2,759
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Year of Release:
1990
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2,753
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Year of Release:
1965
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2,752
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Year of Release:
1998
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2,746
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Year of Release:
2014
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2,745
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 65 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 734 7%
1970s 1,471 15%
1980s 1,456 15%
1990s 1,687 17%
2000s 1,798 18%
2010s 2,047 20%
2020s 488 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,991 50%
United Kingdom 2,663 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 304 3%
Australia 223 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 142 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,719 97%
Yes 281 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,718 97%
Yes 282 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
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