Best Albums of 1987

Listed below are the best albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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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26,655
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1987
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16,133
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1987
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8,248
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1987
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7,702
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1987
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6,702
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1987
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4,915
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1987
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4,888
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1987
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3,890
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1987
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3,677
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1987
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3,669
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 412 41%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Mixed Nationality 54 5%
Germany 34 3%
Australia 33 3%
Canada 25 3%
France 21 2%
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Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Pixies
14. Neil Young
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. The Who
20. U2
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