Best Albums of 1982

Listed below are the best albums of 1982 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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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116
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115
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 17 of 100

Best Albums of 1982 composition

Country Albums %


United States 317 32%
United Kingdom 287 29%
Germany 65 7%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Jamaica 26 3%
Australia 25 3%
Canada 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 953 95%
Yes 47 5%
Live? Albums %
No 977 98%
Yes 23 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Artists of 1982
1. Michael Jackson
2. Iron Maiden
3. Bruce Springsteen
4. Kate Bush
5. The Cure
6. Prince
7. Roxy Music
8. Duran Duran
9. Donald Fagen
10. Dire Straits
11. Simple Minds
12. Elvis Costello
13. Elvis Costello And The Attractions
14. The Clash
15. Laurie Anderson
16. Bad Brains
17. XTC
18. Peter Gabriel
19. The Fall
20. Judas Priest
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