Best Albums of 1987

Listed below are the best albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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, Def Leppard, Sonic Youth and New Order.
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1987
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50,763
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1987
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32,785
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1987
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12,175
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1987
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11,354
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1987
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9,053
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1987
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7,174
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1987
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7,154
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1987
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5,462
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1987
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5,452
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1987
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5,209
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 407 41%
United Kingdom 225 22%
Mixed Nationality 53 5%
Germany 34 3%
Australia 33 3%
Canada 24 2%
France 22 2%
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3. The Strokes
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5. Muse
6. Arctic Monkeys
7. The White Stripes
8. Animal Collective
9. Wilco
10. Sufjan Stevens
11. Modest Mouse
12. Interpol
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16. The Killers
17. The National
18. Bon Iver
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20. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
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