Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 46,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1984
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19,068
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1982
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18,896
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2016
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18,805
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2002
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18,756
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2000
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18,659
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Year of Release:
1967
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18,238
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2004
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18,183
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1968
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17,046
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1991
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17,044
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2002
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16,870
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 9 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 271 3%
1960s 696 7%
1970s 1,535 15%
1980s 1,486 15%
1990s 1,816 18%
2000s 1,952 20%
2010s 2,140 21%
2020s 78 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,043 50%
United Kingdom 2,593 26%
Canada 448 4%
Mixed Nationality 307 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 152 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,697 97%
Yes 303 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 88 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Funeral by Arcade Fire
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
16. Nevermind by Nirvana
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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