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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 30,000 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:2,338 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:96,593
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (3,149 votes)
Comments: 324 comments
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2.

LovelessIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,490 charts
Rank in 1991:2Rank Score:55,902
Rank in 1990s5Overall Rank:26
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,643 votes)
Comments: 231 comments
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3.

TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,295 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:42,421
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:40
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,652 votes)
Comments: 129 comments
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4.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:932 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:27,846
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:76
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,324 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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5.

Blood Sugar Sex MagikUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1991Appears in:780 charts
Rank in 1991:5Rank Score:20,842
Rank in 1990s22Overall Rank:111
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,262 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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6.

SpiderlandUnited States Slint
Year of Release:1991Appears in:658 charts
Rank in 1991:6Rank Score:19,234
Rank in 1990s25Overall Rank:120
Average Rating:  84/100 (772 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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7.

MetallicaUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1991Appears in:594 charts
Rank in 1991:7Rank Score:15,552
Rank in 1990s34Overall Rank:155
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,057 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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8.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:568 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:13,472
Rank in 1990s43Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  84/100 (674 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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9.

Laughing StockUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1991Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 1991:9Rank Score:11,717
Rank in 1990s48Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  84/100 (565 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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10.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:527 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:11,113
Rank in 1990s51Overall Rank:229
Average Rating:  80/100 (672 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Best Albums of 1991 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 16 2%
Frank Zappa 4 0%
James Brown 4 0%
Ryuichi Sakamoto 2 0%
NoMeansNo 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
Hawkwind 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 450 45%
United Kingdom 240 24%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Germany 34 3%
Canada 30 3%
Australia 30 3%
France 22 2%
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