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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18,896
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1982
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7,024
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1982
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6,256
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1982
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6,130
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1982
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5,946
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1982
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3,852
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1982
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3,689
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1982
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2,956
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1982
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2,891
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1982
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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%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
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5. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
6. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
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8. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
9. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
10. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
11. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
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14. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
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