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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 42,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1994
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20,790
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Year of Release:
1967
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20,688
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1968
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20,509
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2015
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20,010
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Year of Release:
1995
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Rank Score:
19,975
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Year of Release:
1970
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19,896
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1994
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19,851
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1965
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19,599
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2016
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19,484
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1982
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19,477
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 8 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 683 7%
1970s 1,523 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,845 18%
2000s 2,034 20%
2010s 2,157 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,010 50%
United Kingdom 2,606 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 274 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 184 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 293 3%
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5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
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12. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
13. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
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15. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
16. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
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18. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
19. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
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