Best Albums of 1957

Listed below are the best albums of 1957 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 greatest album charts.

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1957 year summaryThe best artists of 1957 were John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Little Richard, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Buddy Holly, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry and Ray Charles.
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1957
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6,018
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4,002
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3,055
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2,619
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2,478
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1,822
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1,575
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1,446
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Total albums: 413. Page 1 of 42

Best Albums of 1957 composition

Country Albums %


United States 276 66%
United Kingdom 41 10%
Mixed Nationality 24 6%
Brazil 20 5%
Canada 9 2%
Cuba 8 2%
France 8 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 405 96%
Yes 16 4%
Live? Albums %
No 413 98%
Yes 8 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 420 100%
Yes 1 0%
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