Best Albums of 1989

Listed below are the best albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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1989 year summaryThe best artists of 1989 were Pixies, The Stone Roses, The Cure, Beastie Boys, Galaxie 500, Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, De La Soul, Tom Petty and Lou Reed.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1989 composition

Country Albums %


United States 448 45%
United Kingdom 234 23%
Germany 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Canada 32 3%
Australia 22 2%
Japan 18 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 916 92%
Yes 84 8%
Live? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 999 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Artists of 1977
1. Fleetwood Mac
2. David Bowie
3. Pink Floyd
4. Television
5. Sex Pistols
6. Steely Dan
7. The Clash
8. Billy Joel
9. Kraftwerk
10. Iggy Pop
11. Bob Marley & The Wailers
12. Bob Marley
13. Wire
14. Ramones
15. Elvis Costello
16. Talking Heads
17. Electric Light Orchestra
18. Suicide
19. Meat Loaf
20. Fela Kuti
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