Top-rated albums of 1996

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1996 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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1996
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5,844
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1996
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103
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1996
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14,667
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1996
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12,217
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1996
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14,003
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1996
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4,692
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1996
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3,277
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1996
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28
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1996
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7,914
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1996
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7,850
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Total albums: 504. Page 1 of 51

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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6. The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
7. Reign In Blood by Slayer
8. Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
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10. EVOL by Sonic Youth
11. Black Celebration by Depeche Mode
12. Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
13. Parade by Prince And The Revolution
14. Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? by Megadeth
15. Invisible Touch by Genesis
16. Raising Hell by Run-D.M.C.
17. True Blue by Madonna
18. Atomizer by Big Black
19. Somewhere In Time by Iron Maiden
20. Brotherhood by New Order
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