Best Albums of 1978

Listed below are the best albums of 1978 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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1978 year summaryThe best artists of 1978 were Bruce Springsteen, Blondie, Elvis Costello, The Cars, Van Halen, Kraftwerk, Kate Bush, The Rolling Stones, Big Star and Pere Ubu.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 90 of 100

Best Albums of 1978 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Culture 4 0%
Woody Shaw 3 0%
Spirit 3 0%
AC/DC 3 0%
Gregory Isaacs 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 378 38%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Jamaica 56 6%
Germany 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
France 35 4%
Canada 34 3%
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Best Artists of 1999
1. Sigur Rós
2. The Flaming Lips
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers
4. Blur
5. The Dismemberment Plan
6. The Magnetic Fields
7. フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans]
8. American Football
9. Wilco
10. Built To Spill
11. Moby
12. Nine Inch Nails
13. Eminem
14. Dream Theater
15. Blink-182
16. Rage Against The Machine
17. Fiona Apple
18. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
19. Muse
20. Tom Waits
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