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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 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.
19902,011183,350 Violator (132nd)
by Depeche Mode
19912,023476,389 Nevermind (10th)
by Nirvana
19922,095276,758 Automatic For The People (58th)
by R.E.M.
19932,141298,344 In Utero (52nd)
by Nirvana
19942,326486,477 Grace (49th)
by Jeff Buckley
19952,395368,955 The Bends (18th)
by Radiohead
19962,577301,751 Pinkerton (100th)
by Weezer
19972,610472,851 OK Computer (1st)
by Radiohead
19982,590323,355 In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (17th)
by Neutral Milk Hotel
19992,835294,996 Ágætis Byrjun (66th)
by Sigur Rós
Total23,6033,483,225

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
51.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:570 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:11,517
Rank in 1990s51Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  80/100 (744 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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52.

Vs.United States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1993Appears in:510 charts
Rank in 1993:5Rank Score:11,220
Rank in 1990s52Overall Rank:250
Average Rating:  79/100 (786 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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53.

The Colour And The ShapeUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:1997Appears in:523 charts
Rank in 1997:7Rank Score:10,732
Rank in 1990s53Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  78/100 (773 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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54.

Ready To DieUnited States The Notorious B.I.G.
Year of Release:1994Appears in:469 charts
Rank in 1994:12Rank Score:10,597
Rank in 1990s54Overall Rank:260
Average Rating:  81/100 (602 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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55.

Music Has The Right To ChildrenUnited Kingdom Boards Of Canada
Year of Release:1998Appears in:471 charts
Rank in 1998:4Rank Score:10,118
Rank in 1990s55Overall Rank:274
Average Rating:  81/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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56.

Selected Ambient Works 85-92United Kingdom Aphex Twin
Year of Release:1992Appears in:478 charts
Rank in 1992:5Rank Score:9,712
Rank in 1990s56Overall Rank:290
Average Rating:  83/100 (616 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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57.

PostIceland Björk
Year of Release:1995Appears in:565 charts
Rank in 1995:5Rank Score:9,347
Rank in 1990s57Overall Rank:300
Average Rating:  81/100 (778 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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58.

Blue LinesUnited Kingdom Massive Attack
Year of Release:1991Appears in:542 charts
Rank in 1991:11Rank Score:9,246
Rank in 1990s58Overall Rank:306
Average Rating:  81/100 (704 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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59.

Heaven Or Las VegasUnited Kingdom Cocteau Twins
Year of Release:1990Appears in:481 charts
Rank in 1990:2Rank Score:9,241
Rank in 1990s59Overall Rank:307
Average Rating:  83/100 (500 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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60.

Jagged Little PillCanada Alanis Morissette
Year of Release:1995Appears in:524 charts
Rank in 1995:6Rank Score:8,996
Rank in 1990s60Overall Rank:316
Average Rating:  76/100 (788 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 85 9%
1991 84 8%
1992 101 10%
1993 99 10%
1994 125 13%
1995 109 11%
1996 111 11%
1997 101 10%
1998 99 10%
1999 86 9%
Artist Albums %


Blur 6 1%
The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Manic Street Preachers 5 1%
Tori Amos 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
Alice In Chains 5 1%
R.E.M. 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 551 55%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Canada 35 4%
Australia 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
Sweden 19 2%
Norway 14 1%
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