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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 43,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1968
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Rank Score:
1,932
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Year of Release:
1996
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1,932
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Year of Release:
1968
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1,924
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Year of Release:
1985
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1,922
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1994
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1,920
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Year of Release:
2018
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Rank Score:
1,918
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Year of Release:
1980
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Rank Score:
1,917
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1990
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Rank Score:
1,914
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2010
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1,910
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Year of Release:
1954
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1,910
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 98 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 15 0%
1950s 265 3%
1960s 695 7%
1970s 1,520 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,825 18%
2000s 2,017 20%
2010s 2,174 22%
2020s 14 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 36 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,027 50%
United Kingdom 2,607 26%
Canada 453 5%
Mixed Nationality 269 3%
Australia 230 2%
Germany 181 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,695 97%
Yes 305 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,792 98%
Yes 208 2%
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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