Best Albums of 1987

Listed below are the best albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1987 year summaryThe best artists of 1987 were U2, Guns N' Roses, The Smiths, Prince, Dinosaur Jr., R.E.M., Michael Jackson, Sonic Youth, Def Leppard and Depeche Mode.
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1987
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25,210
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1987
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14,784
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1987
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9,370
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1987
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7,516
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1987
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6,671
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1987
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5,092
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1987
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4,734
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1987
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3,780
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1987
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3,688
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1987
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3,541
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 404 40%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Mixed Nationality 49 5%
Germany 35 4%
Australia 33 3%
Canada 25 3%
France 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 909 91%
Yes 91 9%
Live? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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6. Nine Inch Nails
7. Nirvana
8. Pavement
9. Soundgarden
10. Green Day
11. Blur
12. The Notorious B.I.G.
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14. Suede
15. Guided By Voices
16. Pink Floyd
17. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
18. Pearl Jam
19. Live
20. Alice In Chains
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