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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35,099
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Year of Release:
1980
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21,563
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1980
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4,779
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1980
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77
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1980
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5,235
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1980
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5,777
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1980
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3,029
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1980
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143
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1980
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13,339
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1980
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3,069
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Total albums: 369. Page 1 of 37

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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