Best Albums of 1990

Listed below are the best albums of 1990 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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1990 year summaryThe best artists of 1990 were Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins, Ride, Megadeth, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Jane's Addiction, Fugazi, Public Enemy and The La's.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 61 of 100

Best Albums of 1990 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 1%
Devo 3 0%
Thee Headcoats 3 0%
Madonna 2 0%
Adam Ant 2 0%
Hawkwind 2 0%
Johnny Cash 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 452 45%
United Kingdom 236 24%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Germany 39 4%
Australia 27 3%
Canada 23 2%
Italy 16 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 894 89%
Yes 107 11%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
17. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
18. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
19. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
20. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
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