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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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2012
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 694 7%
1970s 1,516 15%
1980s 1,464 15%
1990s 1,824 18%
2000s 1,984 20%
2010s 2,154 22%
2020s 69 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,041 50%
United Kingdom 2,585 26%
Canada 460 5%
Mixed Nationality 288 3%
Australia 229 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,693 97%
Yes 307 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,790 98%
Yes 210 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,925 99%
Yes 75 1%
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