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2016
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1995
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1992
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1976
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 274 3%
1960s 698 7%
1970s 1,540 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,811 18%
2000s 1,933 19%
2010s 2,130 21%
2020s 116 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 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 5,018 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 451 5%
Mixed Nationality 334 3%
Australia 217 2%
Germany 173 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,691 97%
Yes 309 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,771 98%
Yes 229 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,909 99%
Yes 91 1%
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