Best Albums of 1993

Listed below are the best albums of 1993 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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, Red House Painters and Counting Crows.
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1993
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2,620
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2,589
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2,532
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2,527
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2,486
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2,323
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2,105
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2,007
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1993
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1,631
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1,569
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 2 of 100

Best Albums of 1993 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Iron Maiden 3 0%
Sparks 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Red House Painters 2 0%
Slowdive 2 0%
Wishbone Ash 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 443 44%
United Kingdom 228 23%
Germany 40 4%
Canada 39 4%
Australia 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Japan 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 928 93%
Yes 72 7%
Live? Albums %
No 960 96%
Yes 40 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
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