"You can pay for school, but you can't buy class"

- Jay-Z
 

Best Albums of the 1990s

« View best albums of the 1980sView best albums of the 2000s »

Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 38,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1990s decade summary
YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
19902,052185,445 Violator (131st)
by Depeche Mode
19912,076480,141 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19922,171280,022 Automatic For The People (58th)
by R.E.M.
19932,222302,559 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,383492,405 Grace (49th)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,457372,212 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,650304,964 Pinkerton (100th)
by Weezer
19972,672478,800 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,650326,864 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,895296,753 Ágætis Byrjun (65th)
by Sigur Rós
Total24,2283,520,166

The best artists of the 1990s were Radiohead, Nirvana, Neutral Milk Hotel, Oasis, The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, My Bloody Valentine, Weezer, R.E.M. and Jeff Buckley.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: |Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (filtered)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!

This chart is currently filtered to only show albums from R.E.M.. (Remove this filter).

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
10.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,428 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:37,982
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:58
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,744 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
91.

Out Of TimeUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1991Appears in:484 charts
Rank in 1991:12Rank Score:5,616
Rank in 1990s91Overall Rank:476
Average Rating:  77/100 (803 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
145.

New Adventures In Hi-FiUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1996Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 1996:17Rank Score:3,613
Rank in 1990s145Overall Rank:707
Average Rating:  76/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
196.

MonsterUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1994Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 1994:31Rank Score:2,687
Rank in 1990s196Overall Rank:926
Average Rating:  73/100 (444 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
419.

UpUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1998Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1998:49Rank Score:1,068
Rank in 1990s419Overall Rank:2,057
Average Rating:  69/100 (234 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 84 8%
1991 86 9%
1992 99 10%
1993 102 10%
1994 126 13%
1995 109 11%
1996 108 11%
1997 101 10%
1998 100 10%
1999 85 9%
Artist Albums %


The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Blur 6 1%
Green Day 5 1%
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 5 1%
Aphex Twin 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 548 55%
United Kingdom 258 26%
Canada 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Norway 13 1%
Show all

« View best albums of the 1980sView best albums of the 2000s »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
Privacy We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2019 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map