Best Albums of 1980

Listed below are the best albums of 1980 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 42,000 greatest album charts.

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1980 year summaryThe best artists of 1980 were Talking Heads, Joy Division, AC/DC, Dead Kennedys, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, The Cure, Dire Straits and The Feelies.
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1980
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3,050
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3,023
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2,895
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2,635
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1980
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2,424
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1980
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2,271
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1980
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2,167
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1980
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1,877
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1980
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1,873
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1980
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1,754
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 2 of 100

Best Albums of 1980 composition

Country Albums %


United States 333 33%
United Kingdom 274 27%
Germany 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Brazil 37 4%
Canada 35 4%
Jamaica 33 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 939 94%
Yes 61 6%
Live? Albums %
No 48 96%
Yes 2 4%
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