Best Albums of 1980

Listed below are the best albums of 1980 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

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1980 year summaryThe best artists of 1980 were Talking Heads, Joy Division, AC/DC, Dead Kennedys, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, The Cure, Pretenders and Dire Straits.
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No Nukes
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 88 of 100

Best Albums of 1980 composition

Country Albums %


United States 338 34%
United Kingdom 283 28%
Germany 59 6%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Brazil 36 4%
Jamaica 33 3%
Canada 33 3%
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