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Best Albums of the 1990s

Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 greatest album charts.

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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.
19902,037184,762 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19912,052479,276 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19922,133279,595 Automatic For The People (57th)
by R.E.M.
19932,186301,361 In Utero (53rd)
by Nirvana
19942,358491,343 Grace (48th)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,441371,628 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,617304,560 Pinkerton (99th)
by Weezer
19972,653477,554 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,624326,664 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,869296,673 Ágætis Byrjun (66th)
by Sigur Rós
Total23,9703,513,415

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.
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RankAlbumArtist
2.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,626 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:104,720
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (3,574 votes)
Comments: 367 comments
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5.

LovelessIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,750 charts
Rank in 1991:2Rank Score:64,650
Rank in 1990s5Overall Rank:25
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,942 votes)
Comments: 267 comments
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6.

TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,464 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:45,841
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:41
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,901 votes)
Comments: 146 comments
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15.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,054 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:29,546
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:78
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,499 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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22.

SpiderlandUnited States Slint
Year of Release:1991Appears in:809 charts
Rank in 1991:5Rank Score:22,338
Rank in 1990s22Overall Rank:112
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (942 votes)
Comments: 101 comments
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23.

Blood Sugar Sex MagikUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1991Appears in:867 charts
Rank in 1991:6Rank Score:22,036
Rank in 1990s23Overall Rank:114
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,430 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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33.

MetallicaUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1991Appears in:712 charts
Rank in 1991:7Rank Score:16,983
Rank in 1990s33Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,228 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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41.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:702 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:15,422
Rank in 1990s41Overall Rank:176
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (850 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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47.

Laughing StockUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1991Appears in:557 charts
Rank in 1991:9Rank Score:13,303
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  84/100 (664 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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51.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:578 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:11,474
Rank in 1990s51Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  80/100 (754 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 82 8%
1991 85 9%
1992 101 10%
1993 101 10%
1994 126 13%
1995 110 11%
1996 110 11%
1997 101 10%
1998 99 10%
1999 85 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Aphex Twin 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Ween 5 1%
Nirvana 5 1%
Beck 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 547 55%
United Kingdom 258 26%
Canada 36 4%
Australia 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Norway 14 1%
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