Best Albums of the 1990s

Listed below are the best albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 greatest album charts.

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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.
19902,599137,191
19912,667272,747
19922,820175,002
19932,976196,081
19943,256300,635
19953,407227,690
19963,646195,778
Pinkerton (117th)by Weezer
19973,773278,626
19983,796204,033
19993,821192,616
Total32,7612,180,398

The best artists of the 1990s were Radiohead, Nirvana (US), Neutral Milk Hotel, The Smashing Pumpkins, My Bloody Valentine, Oasis, Pearl Jam, Weezer, R.E.M. and Richard David James.
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1998
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1999
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731
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1994
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538
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1992
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534
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1998
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499
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1995
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486
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1992
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470
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1996
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374
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1999
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320
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1993
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308
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Total albums: 17. Page 1 of 2

Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 88 9%
1991 80 8%
1992 104 10%
1993 103 10%
1994 127 13%
1995 111 11%
1996 110 11%
1997 101 10%
1998 95 10%
1999 81 8%
Artist Albums %


The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Blur 6 1%
Suede 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Alice In Chains 5 1%
Stereolab 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 538 54%
United Kingdom 256 26%
Canada 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
Australia 23 2%
Sweden 17 2%
Japan 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
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