Best Albums of 1957

Listed below are the best albums of 1957 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1957 year summaryThe best artists of 1957 were John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Little Richard, Sonny Rollins, Buddy Holly, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry and Ray Charles.
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1957
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5,423
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2,839
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2,744
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2,387
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2,326
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1,539
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1,518
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1,394
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Total albums: 355. Page 1 of 36

Best Albums of 1957 composition

Country Albums %


United States 235 66%
United Kingdom 33 9%
Mixed Nationality 25 7%
Brazil 21 6%
Cuba 7 2%
France 5 1%
Argentina 5 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 342 96%
Yes 13 4%
Live? Albums %
No 351 99%
Yes 4 1%
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