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:
1999
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163
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Year of Release:
1998
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187
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Year of Release:
1974
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128
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2018
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3,260
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2010
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6,364
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Year of Release:
1978
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429
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2018
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1,904
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Year of Release:
1976
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736
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1991
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142
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1983
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2,428
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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 Albums of 1980
1. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
2. Closer by Joy Division
3. Back In Black by AC/DC
4. Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables by Dead Kennedys
5. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) by David Bowie
6. The River by Bruce Springsteen
7. Peter Gabriel III by Peter Gabriel
8. Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
9. Making Movies by Dire Straits
10. Pretenders by Pretenders
11. Crazy Rhythms by The Feelies
12. Permanent Waves by Rush
13. Sandinista! by The Clash
14. Boy by U2
15. Get Happy!! by Elvis Costello & The Attractions
16. Heaven And Hell by Black Sabbath
17. Ace Of Spades by Motörhead
18. Sound Affects by The Jam
19. Iron Maiden by Iron Maiden
20. Dirty Mind by Prince
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