Top-rated albums of 1980

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1980 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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1980
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34,799
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Year of Release:
1980
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19,736
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1980
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4,591
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1980
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5,781
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1980
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3,155
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1980
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5,770
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Year of Release:
1980
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12,476
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1980
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160
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1980
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1,982
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1980
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2,869
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Total albums: 401. Page 1 of 41

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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