Overall Chart

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:
1975
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23,230
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Year of Release:
1969
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23,111
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Year of Release:
2012
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23,110
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Year of Release:
1999
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Rank Score:
23,006
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Year of Release:
1971
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Rank Score:
22,789
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Year of Release:
1988
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22,378
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Year of Release:
1970
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22,153
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1994
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22,121
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1980
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21,447
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1971
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20,883
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 7 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 268 3%
1960s 685 7%
1970s 1,519 15%
1980s 1,476 15%
1990s 1,838 18%
2000s 2,060 21%
2010s 2,149 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,015 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,867 99%
Yes 133 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. The Who
20. R.E.M.
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