Best Albums of 1978

Listed below are the best albums of 1978 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1978 year summaryThe best artists of 1978 were Bruce Springsteen, Blondie, The Cars, Elvis Costello, Van Halen, Kraftwerk, Kate Bush, The Rolling Stones, Steve Reich and Talking Heads.
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1978
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8,067
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1978
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6,235
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1978
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5,999
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1978
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5,757
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1978
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4,739
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1978
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4,515
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1978
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3,296
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1978
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3,255
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1978
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3,127
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1978
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3,062
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Best Albums of 1978 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 16 2%
Vangelis 4 0%
Gregory Isaacs 3 0%
999 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Woody Shaw 3 0%
Culture 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 369 37%
United Kingdom 216 22%
Jamaica 45 4%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Germany 38 4%
Brazil 31 3%
France 28 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 955 95%
Yes 48 5%
Live? Albums %
No 951 95%
Yes 52 5%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 14 1%
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