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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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1961
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2020
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1977
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2002
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1991
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1996
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 1,000 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 269 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,521 15%
1980s 1,482 15%
1990s 1,824 18%
2000s 1,959 20%
2010s 2,147 21%
2020s 75 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 36 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 28 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,057 51%
United Kingdom 2,574 26%
Canada 449 4%
Mixed Nationality 310 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 175 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,689 97%
Yes 311 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,776 98%
Yes 224 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,913 99%
Yes 87 1%
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