Best Albums of 1991

Listed below are the best albums of 1991 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 greatest album charts.

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1991 year summaryThe best artists of 1991 were Nirvana (US), My Bloody Valentine, Pearl Jam, Slint, U2, A Tribe Called Quest, Talk Talk, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica and Primal Scream.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1991 composition

Country Albums %


United States 437 44%
United Kingdom 239 24%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Germany 35 3%
Canada 31 3%
Australia 27 3%
France 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 884 88%
Yes 117 12%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 17 2%
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