Best Albums of 1986

Listed below are the best albums of 1986 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

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1986 year summaryThe best artists of 1986 were The Smiths, Metallica, Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, XTC, Beastie Boys, R.E.M., Slayer, Talk Talk and Sonic Youth.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1986 composition

Country Albums %


United States 391 39%
United Kingdom 251 25%
Germany 51 5%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Australia 34 3%
Japan 27 3%
Canada 20 2%
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Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. Led Zeppelin
5. Bob Dylan
6. David Bowie
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. Nirvana
10. The Velvet Underground
11. The Smiths
12. Pixies
13. The Beach Boys
14. The Clash
15. U2
16. The Who
17. Neil Young
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. Miles Davis


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