Best Albums of 1996

Listed below are the best albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1996 year summaryThe best artists of 1996 were Belle And Sebastian, Weezer, DJ Shadow, Tool, Beck, フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans], Swans, OutKast, Sublime and Aphex Twin.
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1996
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16,187
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14,489
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12,852
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8,404
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8,360
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6,029
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5,044
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3,335
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3,294
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3,244
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 453 45%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Germany 37 4%
Canada 36 4%
Sweden 29 3%
Australia 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 923 92%
Yes 77 8%
Live? Albums %
No 976 98%
Yes 24 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
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