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.

Best albums by year or decade
Decade:
Year:
1950 year summaryThe best artists of 1950 were Benny Goodman, Yma Sumac, Woody Guthrie, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Les Paul, Billie Holiday, Trio Aguilillas, Edith Piaf and Stan Kenton And His Orchestra.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
Collector's summary (top 105)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort by
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
684
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
486
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
398
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
339
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
232
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
202
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
141
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
127
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
110
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1950
Appears in:
Rank Score:
105
Rank in 1950:
Rank in 1950s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Total albums: 105. Page 1 of 11

Best Albums of 1950 composition

Country Albums %


United States 71 68%
France 8 8%
Mixed Nationality 5 5%
Canada 4 4%
Cuba 3 3%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Peru 1 1%
Show all
Compilation? Albums %
No 102 97%
Yes 3 3%
Live? Albums %
No 104 99%
Yes 1 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 104 99%
Yes 1 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
4. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
5. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
6. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
7. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
8. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
9. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
10. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
11. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
15. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
16. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
17. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
Back to Top