Top-rated albums of all time

Listed below are the top-rated albums of all time 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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1974
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453
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2003
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61
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2009
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5,607
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994.
Howlin' Wolf
Compilation
Year of Release:
1962
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1,190
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1994
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368
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1998
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258
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2007
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214
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2014
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5,692
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2003
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982
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Year of Release:
1973
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3,857
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

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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3. Black Holes And Revelations by Muse
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5. The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me by Brand New
6. The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance
7. Donuts by J Dilla
8. Sam's Town by The Killers
9. Stadium Arcadium by Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. 10,000 Days by Tool
11. The Crane Wife by The Decemberists
12. The Eraser by Thom Yorke
13. Silent Shout by The Knife
14. Continuum by John Mayer
15. First Impressions Of Earth by The Strokes
16. Return To Cookie Mountain by TV On The Radio
17. Yellow House by Grizzly Bear
18. The Life Pursuit by Belle And Sebastian
19. The Trials Of Van Occupanther by Midlake
20. Harmony In Ultraviolet by Tim Hecker
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