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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Year of Release:
2009
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1,578
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Year of Release:
1987
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Rank Score:
282
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Year of Release:
1967
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3,923
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Year of Release:
1971
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Rank Score:
1,387
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Year of Release:
1967
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4,607
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Year of Release:
1997
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377
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Year of Release:
1993
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1,295
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2005
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578
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Year of Release:
1960
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1,277
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2003
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1,238
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 99 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).

Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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