Best Albums of 1990

Listed below are the best albums of 1990 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

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1990 year summaryThe best artists of 1990 were Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins, Ride, Pixies, Megadeth, Sonic Youth, Jane's Addiction, Fugazi, Public Enemy and The La's.
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1990
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20,487
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1990
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10,476
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1990
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7,820
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1990
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7,140
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1990
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7,061
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1990
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5,634
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1990
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5,613
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1990
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4,439
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1990
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4,190
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1990
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3,920
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1990 composition

Country Albums %


United States 444 44%
United Kingdom 243 24%
Mixed Nationality 47 5%
Germany 34 3%
Australia 28 3%
Canada 26 3%
France 18 2%
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