Best Albums of 1982

Listed below are the best albums of 1982 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1982 year summaryThe best artists of 1982 were Michael Jackson, Iron Maiden, Bruce Springsteen, The Cure, Kate Bush, Prince, Roxy Music, Duran Duran, Donald Fagen and Dire Straits.
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1982
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19,126
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1982
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6,817
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1982
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6,488
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1982
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5,879
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1982
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5,845
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1982
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3,958
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1982
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3,696
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1982
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2,879
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1982
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2,830
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1982
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2,784
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1982 composition

Country Albums %


United States 324 32%
United Kingdom 282 28%
Germany 60 6%
Mixed Nationality 50 5%
Australia 31 3%
Canada 24 2%
Jamaica 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 955 96%
Yes 45 5%
Live? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
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