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Best Albums of 1991

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1991 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 36,000 greatest album charts.

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1991 year summaryThe best artists of 1991 were Nirvana, My Bloody Valentine, Pearl Jam, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slint, Metallica, A Tribe Called Quest, Talk Talk and Primal Scream.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,592 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:103,859
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (3,496 votes)
Comments: 362 comments
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2.

LovelessIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,721 charts
Rank in 1991:2Rank Score:63,500
Rank in 1990s5Overall Rank:25
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,887 votes)
Comments: 257 comments
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3.

TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,440 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:45,495
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:41
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,856 votes)
Comments: 141 comments
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4.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,040 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:29,258
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:78
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,466 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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5.

Blood Sugar Sex MagikUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1991Appears in:859 charts
Rank in 1991:5Rank Score:21,881
Rank in 1990s22Overall Rank:112
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,398 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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6.

SpiderlandUnited States Slint
Year of Release:1991Appears in:776 charts
Rank in 1991:6Rank Score:21,684
Rank in 1990s23Overall Rank:113
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (903 votes)
Comments: 99 comments
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7.

MetallicaUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1991Appears in:693 charts
Rank in 1991:7Rank Score:16,580
Rank in 1990s34Overall Rank:157
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,189 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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8.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:684 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:15,249
Rank in 1990s41Overall Rank:176
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (816 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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9.

Laughing StockUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1991Appears in:537 charts
Rank in 1991:9Rank Score:12,875
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:213
Average Rating:  84/100 (635 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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10.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:564 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:11,493
Rank in 1990s51Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  80/100 (735 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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Best Albums of 1991 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 1%
Frank Zappa 4 0%
James Brown 4 0%
Hawkwind 3 0%
Dinosaur Jr. 3 0%
Melvins 3 0%
Lee Greenwood 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 458 46%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Germany 32 3%
Canada 28 3%
Australia 28 3%
France 21 2%
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