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2016
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1958
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1973
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1980
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1997
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 287 3%
1960s 710 7%
1970s 1,527 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,755 18%
2000s 1,888 19%
2010s 2,069 21%
2020s 260 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,036 50%
United Kingdom 2,639 26%
Canada 461 5%
Mixed Nationality 299 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 145 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,702 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,743 97%
Yes 258 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,886 99%
Yes 115 1%
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5. Top 50 Albums of 2021 by Vive Le Rock! (2021)
6. Gigwise's 51 Best Albums of 2021 by Gigwise (2021)
7. The 75 Best Albums of 2021 by PopMatters (2021)
8. Top 98 Music Albums of 2021 by The Quietus (2021)
9. The 50 best albums of 2021 by New Music Express (2021)
10. The Best Albums of 2021 by FLOOD Magazine (2021)
11. 20 Best Albums of 2021 by Gaffa (2021)
12. Top 50 Albums of 2021 by The Needle Drop (2021)
13. The Skinny's Top 10 Albums of 2021 by The Skinny (2021)
14. Top 100 Albums of 2021 by Piccadilly Records (2021)
15. The 20 best albums of 2021 by Dazed (2021)
16. The Top 50 Albums of 2021 by Crack Magazine (2021)
17. Albums Of The Year 2021 by Rough Trade (2021)
18. Albums of 2021 by God is in the TV (2021)
19. The 50 Best Albums of 2021 by NPR (2021)
20. The Best Albums of 2021 by Complex (2021)
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