Best Albums of 1987

Listed below are the best albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 greatest album charts.

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1987 year summaryThe best artists of 1987 were U2, Guns N' Roses, The Smiths, Prince, Dinosaur Jr., Michael Jackson, R.E.M., Depeche Mode, Sonic Youth and Def Leppard.
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1987
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 73 of 100

Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 403 40%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Germany 32 3%
Australia 30 3%
Canada 27 3%
Japan 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 912 91%
Yes 88 9%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Best Artists of the 1990s
1. Radiohead
2. Nirvana (US)
3. Neutral Milk Hotel
4. The Smashing Pumpkins
5. My Bloody Valentine
6. Oasis
7. Pearl Jam
8. Weezer
9. R.E.M.
10. Richard David James
11. Björk
12. Pavement
13. Jeff Buckley
14. Blur
15. Nas
16. Sigur Rós
17. Elliott Smith
18. Portishead
19. Red Hot Chili Peppers
20. Massive Attack
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