Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 45,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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1997
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2018
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1997
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1983
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2003
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,513 15%
1980s 1,464 15%
1990s 1,823 18%
2000s 1,985 20%
2010s 2,152 22%
2020s 71 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,032 50%
United Kingdom 2,587 26%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 289 3%
Australia 229 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,692 97%
Yes 308 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,791 98%
Yes 209 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,913 99%
Yes 87 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. R.E.M.
20. The Who
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