Best Albums of the 1990s

Listed below are the best albums of the 1990s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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.
19902,176132,457
19912,222300,516
19922,346185,267
19932,448207,118
19942,647321,533
19952,640239,665
19962,818207,863
19972,810305,723
19982,837217,519
19993,044202,147
Total25,9882,319,810

The best artists of the 1990s were Radiohead, Nirvana, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Smashing Pumpkins, My Bloody Valentine, Oasis, Pearl Jam, Weezer, R.E.M. and Björk.
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1991
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997.
Gala
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1990
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232
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232
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 1990s composition

Year Albums %


1990 80 8%
1991 81 8%
1992 105 11%
1993 102 10%
1994 125 13%
1995 112 11%
1996 114 11%
1997 100 10%
1998 97 10%
1999 84 8%
Artist Albums %


The Flaming Lips 6 1%
Blur 6 1%
Green Day 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Suede 5 1%
Beck 5 1%
Pearl Jam 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 542 54%
United Kingdom 257 26%
Canada 38 4%
Australia 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
Sweden 16 2%
Ireland 16 2%
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Best Albums of 1973
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
3. Innervisions by Stevie Wonder
4. Selling England By The Pound by Genesis
5. Quadrophenia by The Who
6. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
7. Raw Power by Iggy And The Stooges
8. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & Wings
9. Aladdin Sane by David Bowie
10. Future Days by Can
11. (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) by Lynyrd Skynyrd
12. For Your Pleasure by Roxy Music
13. Berlin by Lou Reed
14. Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
15. Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield
16. The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle by Bruce Springsteen
17. Closing Time by Tom Waits
18. Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
19. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath by Black Sabbath
20. Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye
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