Best Albums of 1982

Listed below are the best albums of 1982 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1982 year summaryThe best artists of 1982 were Michael Jackson, Kate Bush, Iron Maiden, The Cure, Bruce Springsteen, Roxy Music, Prince, Duran Duran, Dire Straits and Donald Fagen.
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Year of Release:
1982
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16,951
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1982
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6,645
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1982
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6,473
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1982
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5,970
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1982
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5,778
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1982
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3,631
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1982
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3,539
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1982
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3,107
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Year of Release:
1982
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2,925
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1982
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2,848
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Best Albums of 1982 composition

Country Albums %


United States 324 32%
United Kingdom 280 28%
Germany 62 6%
Mixed Nationality 48 5%
Australia 25 3%
Canada 25 3%
Jamaica 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 949 95%
Yes 51 5%
Live? Albums %
No 958 96%
Yes 42 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
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