Best Albums of 1982

Listed below are the best albums of 1982 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1982 year summaryThe best artists of 1982 were Michael Jackson, Iron Maiden, Bruce Springsteen, Kate Bush, The Cure, Prince, Roxy Music, Duran Duran, Donald Fagen and Dire Straits.
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1982
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18,897
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7,024
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6,256
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6,130
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5,946
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1982
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3,854
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1982
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3,689
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2,956
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2,891
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2,731
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1982 composition

Country Albums %


United States 321 32%
United Kingdom 286 29%
Germany 65 7%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Australia 25 3%
Jamaica 25 3%
Canada 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 955 96%
Yes 45 5%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
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