Top-rated albums of all time

Listed below are the top-rated albums of all time as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings .)

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1973
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87,607
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1997
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94,914
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1969
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77,052
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1975
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60,409
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Year of Release:
1966
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68,678
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1967
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63,629
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1972
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59,932
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1971
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54,466
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2015
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40,561
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2007
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61,312
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

Best Albums of the 1990s
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
3. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
4. The Bends by Radiohead
5. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
6. Ten by Pearl Jam
7. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
8. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
9. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
10. Grace by Jeff Buckley
11. In Utero by Nirvana (US)
12. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
13. Illmatic by Nas
14. Weezer (The Blue Album) by Weezer
15. Dummy by Portishead
16. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Homogenic by Björk
19. The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
20. Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) by Wu-Tang Clan
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