Top-rated albums of 1981

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1981 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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Greatest Hits
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1981
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920
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Year of Release:
1981
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12,106
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Year of Release:
1981
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209
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Year of Release:
1981
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1,490
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Year of Release:
1981
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Rank Score:
3,627
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Year of Release:
1981
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112
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Year of Release:
1981
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1,782
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Year of Release:
1981
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Rank Score:
412
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Year of Release:
1981
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1,492
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Year of Release:
1981
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3,443
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Total albums: 383. Page 1 of 39

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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