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, Beck, Tool, フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans], Swans, OutKast, Aphex Twin and Richard David James.
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1996
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233
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 12 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 37 4%
Sweden 28 3%
Australia 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 927 93%
Yes 73 7%
Live? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Best Artists of the 1970s
1. Pink Floyd
2. David Bowie
3. Led Zeppelin
4. Neil Young
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Clash
7. Fleetwood Mac
8. The Who
9. Black Sabbath
10. Genesis
11. Stevie Wonder
12. Bob Dylan
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Yes
15. Joni Mitchell
16. Paul McCartney
17. Nick Drake
18. Joy Division
19. Bob Marley
20. Queen
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