Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 45,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1969
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Rank Score:
22,983
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Year of Release:
1971
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22,763
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Year of Release:
1975
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Rank Score:
22,657
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1999
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Rank Score:
22,580
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Year of Release:
1970
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Rank Score:
22,448
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Year of Release:
2012
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Rank Score:
22,445
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Year of Release:
1971
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Rank Score:
22,269
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Year of Release:
1988
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Rank Score:
22,078
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1994
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21,381
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1980
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21,142
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 7 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 700 7%
1970s 1,519 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,968 20%
2010s 2,151 22%
2020s 75 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,041 50%
United Kingdom 2,587 26%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 298 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,697 97%
Yes 303 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,787 98%
Yes 213 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,914 99%
Yes 86 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. R.E.M.
20. The Who
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