Best Albums of 1987

Listed below are the best albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1987 year summaryThe best artists of 1987 were U2, Guns N' Roses, Prince, The Smiths, Dinosaur Jr., R.E.M., Michael Jackson, Depeche Mode, Sonic Youth and Def Leppard.
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Year of Release:
1987
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19,898
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Year of Release:
1987
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12,259
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1987
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9,269
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Year of Release:
1987
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6,336
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Year of Release:
1987
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5,920
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1987
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4,756
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Year of Release:
1987
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4,494
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Year of Release:
1987
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Rank Score:
3,731
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Year of Release:
1987
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3,563
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Year of Release:
1987
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2,993
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Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 394 39%
United Kingdom 234 23%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Germany 33 3%
Australia 32 3%
Canada 27 3%
Japan 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 914 91%
Yes 87 9%
Live? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 23 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 12 1%
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