Overall Chart

Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 49,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1977
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1980
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1989
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2017
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1982
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2005
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1969
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1949
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 284 3%
1960s 718 7%
1970s 1,501 15%
1980s 1,471 15%
1990s 1,728 17%
2000s 1,843 18%
2010s 2,089 21%
2020s 341 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,015 50%
United Kingdom 2,647 26%
Canada 453 5%
Mixed Nationality 293 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 144 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,714 97%
Yes 287 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,732 97%
Yes 269 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,891 99%
Yes 110 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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