Best Albums of 1950

Listed below are the best albums of 1950 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1950 year summaryThe best artists of 1950 were Yma Sumac, Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker, Woody Guthrie, Ella Fitzgerald, Les Paul, Billie Holiday, Trio Aguilillas, Édith Piaf and Dexter Gordon.
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Total albums: 114. Page 1 of 12

Best Albums of 1950 composition

Country Albums %


United States 77 68%
France 8 7%
Mixed Nationality 5 4%
Canada 4 4%
Cuba 3 3%
Austria 2 2%
Switzerland 2 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 111 97%
Yes 3 3%
Live? Albums %
No 113 99%
Yes 1 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 113 99%
Yes 1 1%
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