Best Albums of 1993

Listed below are the best albums of 1993 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1993 year summaryThe best artists of 1993 were The Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana (US), Wu-Tang Clan, Slowdive, Pearl Jam, Björk, A Tribe Called Quest, Suede, Counting Crows and Red House Painters.
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1993
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22,084
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21,289
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14,577
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13,171
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1993
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6,037
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5,585
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1993
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4,518
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3,205
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3,054
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2,875
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1993 composition

Country Albums %


United States 440 44%
United Kingdom 228 23%
Canada 39 4%
Germany 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Australia 30 3%
Japan 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 927 93%
Yes 73 7%
Live? Albums %
No 965 97%
Yes 35 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
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10. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
11. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
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