Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 53,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1999
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17,217
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Year of Release:
1967
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17,174
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1994
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17,137
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Year of Release:
2016
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17,130
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Year of Release:
1965
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17,120
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Year of Release:
1971
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17,105
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1982
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16,980
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Year of Release:
1994
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16,910
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Year of Release:
2012
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16,839
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Year of Release:
1980
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16,800
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 8 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 296 3%
1960s 740 7%
1970s 1,469 15%
1980s 1,460 15%
1990s 1,686 17%
2000s 1,792 18%
2010s 2,059 21%
2020s 472 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 25 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,004 50%
United Kingdom 2,655 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 304 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 139 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,721 97%
Yes 280 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,721 97%
Yes 280 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,886 99%
Yes 115 1%
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2. Kanye West
3. Tame Impala
4. Arcade Fire
5. Beach House
6. Frank Ocean
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. Radiohead
9. The National
10. Nick Cave
11. Vampire Weekend
12. Lana Del Rey
13. Car Seat Headrest
14. David Bowie
15. Bon Iver
16. The War On Drugs
17. Death Grips
18. Arctic Monkeys
19. Swans
20. Tyler, The Creator
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