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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 41,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1985
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19,073
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2002
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19,033
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Year of Release:
1967
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19,000
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2000
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18,345
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1971
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18,237
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1984
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17,714
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2007
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17,469
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Year of Release:
1975
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17,388
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2002
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17,359
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1991
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17,257
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 9 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 268 3%
1960s 685 7%
1970s 1,520 15%
1980s 1,477 15%
1990s 1,840 18%
2000s 2,059 21%
2010s 2,146 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,013 50%
United Kingdom 2,612 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,870 99%
Yes 130 1%
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