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Best Albums of the 1990s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 28,000 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.
19901,561151,112 Violator (133rd)
by Depeche Mode
19911,584416,220 Nevermind (7th)
by Nirvana
19921,698239,192 Automatic For The People (56th)
by R.E.M.
19931,781253,298 In Utero (52nd)
by Nirvana
19941,944423,573 Grace (42nd)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,035324,491 The Bends (17th)
by Radiohead
19962,173261,840 Pinkerton (99th)
by Weezer
19972,221411,546 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,173281,802 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (18th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,408254,559 Ágætis Byrjun (64th)
by Sigur Rós
Total19,5783,017,634

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
8.

GraceUnited States Jeff Buckley
Year of Release:1994Appears in:1,170 charts
Rank in 1994:1Rank Score:37,507
Rank in 1990s8Overall Rank:42
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,309 votes)
Comments: 132 comments
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13.

Weezer (The Blue Album)United States Weezer
Year of Release:1994Appears in:906 charts
Rank in 1994:2Rank Score:27,244
Rank in 1990s13Overall Rank:71
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,210 votes)
Comments: 99 comments
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16.

Definitely MaybeUnited Kingdom Oasis
Year of Release:1994Appears in:824 charts
Rank in 1994:3Rank Score:26,020
Rank in 1990s16Overall Rank:78
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,291 votes)
Comments: 109 comments
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17.

DummyUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:1994Appears in:968 charts
Rank in 1994:4Rank Score:25,106
Rank in 1990s17Overall Rank:82
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,047 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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19.

IllmaticUnited States Nas
Year of Release:1994Appears in:766 charts
Rank in 1994:5Rank Score:24,114
Rank in 1990s19Overall Rank:87
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (911 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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23.

MTV Unplugged In New YorkUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1994Appears in:690 charts
Rank in 1994:6Rank Score:19,371
Rank in 1990s23Overall Rank:113
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,334 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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35.

DookieUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:1994Appears in:618 charts
Rank in 1994:7Rank Score:14,851
Rank in 1990s35Overall Rank:155
Average Rating:  78/100 (991 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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36.

ParklifeUnited Kingdom Blur
Year of Release:1994Appears in:656 charts
Rank in 1994:8Rank Score:14,454
Rank in 1990s36Overall Rank:157
Average Rating:  80/100 (924 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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37.

The Downward SpiralUnited States Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:1994Appears in:554 charts
Rank in 1994:9Rank Score:14,216
Rank in 1990s37Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  81/100 (713 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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38.

Crooked Rain, Crooked RainUnited States Pavement
Year of Release:1994Appears in:595 charts
Rank in 1994:10Rank Score:14,066
Rank in 1990s38Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  84/100 (728 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 82 8%
1991 78 8%
1992 101 10%
1993 101 10%
1994 131 13%
1995 111 11%
1996 115 12%
1997 99 10%
1998 98 10%
1999 84 8%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
R.E.M. 5 1%
The Smashing Pumpkins 5 1%
Suede 5 1%
Ween 5 1%
Green Day 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 265 27%
Canada 32 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Norway 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
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