Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 47,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1988
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19,301
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2015
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19,262
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Year of Release:
1967
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18,778
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1994
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18,551
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1980
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18,513
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1971
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18,350
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1965
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18,273
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2016
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Rank Score:
18,039
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1982
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Rank Score:
18,023
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1994
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17,721
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 8 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 287 3%
1960s 710 7%
1970s 1,527 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,755 18%
2000s 1,887 19%
2010s 2,070 21%
2020s 259 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,037 50%
United Kingdom 2,638 26%
Canada 461 5%
Mixed Nationality 298 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 145 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,742 97%
Yes 258 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
Best Artists of the 2020s
1. The Strokes
2. Black Country, New Road
3. Fiona Apple
4. Taylor Swift
5. Phoebe Bridgers
6. Little Simz
7. The Weeknd
8. Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra
9. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
10. Black Midi
11. Fleet Foxes
12. Jessie Ware
13. Run The Jewels
14. Charli XCX
15. Japanese Breakfast
16. Tyler, The Creator
17. Squid
18. Weezer
19. Barrington DeVaughn Hendricks
20. Perfume Genius
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