Best Albums of 1956

Listed below are the best albums of 1956 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1956 year summaryThe best artists of 1956 were Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Charles Mingus, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Fats Domino and Glenn Gould.
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1956
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4,949
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1956
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2,959
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1956
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1,850
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1956
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1,600
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1956
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1,487
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1956
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1,366
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1956
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1,340
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1956
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1,075
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1956
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842
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1956
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743
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Total albums: 341. Page 1 of 35

Best Albums of 1956 composition

Country Albums %


United States 245 72%
United Kingdom 22 6%
Brazil 17 5%
Mixed Nationality 16 5%
France 10 3%
Germany 4 1%
Canada 4 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 326 96%
Yes 15 4%
Live? Albums %
No 326 96%
Yes 15 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 333 98%
Yes 8 2%
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