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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:
1997
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107,830
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1973
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98,131
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1969
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84,410
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1966
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77,833
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2000
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72,911
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Year of Release:
1967
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72,149
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2007
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67,049
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1975
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64,695
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1972
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63,158
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1967
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61,835
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 1 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 269 3%
1960s 684 7%
1970s 1,516 15%
1980s 1,473 15%
1990s 1,840 18%
2000s 2,058 21%
2010s 2,155 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,017 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 268 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,704 97%
Yes 296 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,856 99%
Yes 144 1%
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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. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
9. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Mojo (1995)
10. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
11. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
12. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
13. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
14. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
15. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
16. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
17. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
18. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
19. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
20. 100 Best Albums of the 2000s by Rolling Stone (2011)
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