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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 44,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1982
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18,584
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1984
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18,347
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2016
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18,248
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2002
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18,005
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2004
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17,974
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2000
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17,971
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Year of Release:
1967
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17,724
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1968
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16,774
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1991
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16,732
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2007
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16,514
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 9 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 699 7%
1970s 1,536 15%
1980s 1,472 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,942 19%
2010s 2,132 21%
2020s 105 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 33 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,025 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 325 3%
Australia 216 2%
Germany 175 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,688 97%
Yes 312 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,909 99%
Yes 91 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. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
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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