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, Wu-Tang Clan, Slowdive, Pearl Jam, Björk, A Tribe Called Quest, Counting Crows, Suede and Red House Painters.
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1993
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2,714
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2,700
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2,662
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2,426
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1993
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2,404
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1993
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2,165
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1993
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2,106
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2,103
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1,734
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1993
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1,706
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 2 of 100

Best Albums of 1993 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
David Bowie 3 0%
Iron Maiden 3 0%
Paul McCartney 2 0%
Sparks 2 0%
PJ Harvey 2 0%
Townes Van Zandt 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 443 44%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 38 4%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 927 93%
Yes 73 7%
Live? Albums %
No 971 97%
Yes 29 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
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