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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2002
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9
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Year of Release:
1981
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1,000
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Year of Release:
1997
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862
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984.
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Year of Release:
1979
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1,602
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2003
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966
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Year of Release:
1973
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430
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Year of Release:
1991
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149
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1999
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1,744
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Year of Release:
1986
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7,285
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2007
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104
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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 Artists of the 1970s
1. Pink Floyd
2. David Bowie
3. Led Zeppelin
4. Neil Young
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Clash
7. The Who
8. Fleetwood Mac
9. Black Sabbath
10. Genesis
11. Bruce Springsteen
12. Bob Dylan
13. Stevie Wonder
14. Yes
15. Joy Division
16. Nick Drake
17. Paul McCartney
18. Joni Mitchell
19. Queen
20. Bob Marley
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