Best Albums of 1989

Listed below are the best albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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 (US), Nine Inch Nails, De La Soul, Tom Petty and Lou Reed.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 79 of 100

Best Albums of 1989 composition

Country Albums %


United States 439 44%
United Kingdom 242 24%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Germany 36 4%
Canada 29 3%
Australia 25 2%
Russia 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 921 92%
Yes 82 8%
Live? Albums %
No 985 98%
Yes 18 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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