Top-rated albums of 1997

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1997 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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1997
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Rank Score:
105,405
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
15,375
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
7,822
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Year of Release:
1997
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13,204
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
10,702
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1997
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Rank Score:
6,554
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Year of Release:
1997
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4,281
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1997
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8,742
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1997
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Rank Score:
963
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1997
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123
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Total albums: 427. Page 1 of 43

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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