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Best Albums of 1991

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1991 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 greatest album charts.

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

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,626 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:104,720
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (3,574 votes)
Comments: 367 comments
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2.

LovelessIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,750 charts
Rank in 1991:2Rank Score:64,650
Rank in 1990s5Overall Rank:25
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,942 votes)
Comments: 267 comments
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3.

TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,464 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:45,841
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:41
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,901 votes)
Comments: 146 comments
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4.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,054 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:29,546
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:78
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,499 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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5.

SpiderlandUnited States Slint
Year of Release:1991Appears in:809 charts
Rank in 1991:5Rank Score:22,338
Rank in 1990s22Overall Rank:112
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (942 votes)
Comments: 101 comments
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6.

Blood Sugar Sex MagikUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1991Appears in:867 charts
Rank in 1991:6Rank Score:22,036
Rank in 1990s23Overall Rank:114
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,430 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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7.

MetallicaUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1991Appears in:712 charts
Rank in 1991:7Rank Score:16,983
Rank in 1990s33Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,228 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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8.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:702 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:15,422
Rank in 1990s41Overall Rank:176
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (850 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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9.

Laughing StockUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1991Appears in:557 charts
Rank in 1991:9Rank Score:13,303
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  84/100 (664 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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10.

ScreamadelicaUnited Kingdom Primal Scream
Year of Release:1991Appears in:578 charts
Rank in 1991:10Rank Score:11,474
Rank in 1990s51Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  80/100 (754 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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Best Albums of 1991 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
James Brown 4 0%
Frank Zappa 4 0%
Hawkwind 3 0%
Dinosaur Jr. 3 0%
Stephen Gunzenhauser / Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra / Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra 2 0%
Les Rallizes Dénudés 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 449 45%
United Kingdom 232 23%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Germany 32 3%
Canada 29 3%
Australia 28 3%
France 23 2%
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