Best Albums of 1957

Listed below are the best albums of 1957 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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5,876
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1957
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3,934
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2,971
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2,948
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2,486
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2,448
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1,816
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1,613
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1957
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1,436
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Total albums: 396. Page 1 of 40

Best Albums of 1957 composition

Country Albums %


United States 259 65%
United Kingdom 38 10%
Mixed Nationality 23 6%
Brazil 20 5%
France 8 2%
Cuba 8 2%
Canada 7 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 381 96%
Yes 15 4%
Live? Albums %
No 390 98%
Yes 6 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 395 100%
Yes 1 0%
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