Jay-Z United States

The best album credited to Jay-Z is The Blueprint which is ranked number 530 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,439.

Jay-Z is ranked number 220 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 9,373.

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Jay-Z best albums

The following albums by Jay-Z are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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2001
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1996
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2003
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2017
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1998
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Total albums: 16. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Jay-Z.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Jay-Z bestography composition

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1930s 0 0%
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1980s 0 0%
1990s 4 0%
2000s 9 0%
2010s 3 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 14 88%
Yes 2 13%
Live? Albums %
No 15 94%
Yes 1 6%

Jay-Z best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 88 (142 votes)Comments: 1
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Rating: 88 (100 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album 4:44)
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Rating: 88 (77 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album 4:44)
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Rating: 86 (139 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Blueprint)
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Rating: 86 (79 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Black Album)
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Rating: 86 (125 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Blueprint)
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Rating: 85 (140 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Blueprint)
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Rating: 85 (100 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Reasonable Doubt)
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Rating: 84 (59 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album 4:44)
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Rating: 84 (87 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Reasonable Doubt)
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Rating: 84 (59 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Black Album)
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Rating: 83 (108 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Blueprint)
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Rating: 83 (66 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Black Album)
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Rating: 83 (115 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Blueprint)
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Rating: 83 (109 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Blueprint)
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Rating: 83 (60 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Black Album)
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Jay-Z ratings

Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 82 votes)
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This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 72.7/100, a mean average of 71.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 72.4/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 22.5.

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From 05/15/2020 09:08
With 4 classics: Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint 1 & 2, American Gangster, he's def underrated here.
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From 12/04/2017 08:03
Greatest rapper of all time. Only haters still deny this.
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From 10/26/2017 00:36
Hov is easily top 5 rappers of all time.
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From 10/15/2016 11:43
The Blueprint
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From 05/21/2014 17:54
He is a very talented rapper, but his best work was bringing Kanye into light.
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From 08/05/2012 21:53
Doesn't have the individual standout album to rival Ready to Die, Illmatic, 36 Chambers, or Things Fall Apart. Jay-Z is at the top of the hip-hop heap because of his vast quantity of work. He has three standout albums (Black, Reasonable Doubt and Blueprint) and has shown better than any other the ability to remain cutting edge and relevant. His flow is smooth, but his delivery can be lazy. His lyrics are biting, and his production strong. Jay-Z can be bested on an individual album, but his total body of work is phenomenal.
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From 03/04/2012 14:12
hard to find fault with this man.
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From 03/27/2010 05:03
Surprised The Black Album is so far down. I thought that was regarded as his best work along with The Blueprint
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