Best Albums of 1996

Listed below are the best albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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1996 year summaryThe best artists of 1996 were Belle And Sebastian, Weezer, DJ Shadow, Beck, Tool, フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans], Swans, OutKast, Manic Street Preachers and Aphex Twin.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 454 45%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Germany 38 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Canada 36 4%
Sweden 28 3%
Australia 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 923 92%
Yes 77 8%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Miles Davis
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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