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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Rank Score:
3,268
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1987
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3,254
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1987
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3,246
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1987
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2,529
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1987
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2,172
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1987
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2,123
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1987
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2,119
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1987
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2,018
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1987
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1,933
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1987
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1,770
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 2 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 26 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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