Top-rated albums of the 1980s

Listed below are the top-rated albums of the 1980s 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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1989
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49,586
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Year of Release:
1986
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Rank Score:
48,893
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Year of Release:
1980
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35,111
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Year of Release:
1989
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31,078
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Year of Release:
1989
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33,869
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Year of Release:
1980
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21,554
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Year of Release:
1984
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7,416
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Year of Release:
1988
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17,070
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Year of Release:
1985
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19,928
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1988
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205
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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).

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