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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1996
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Year of Release:
1996
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113
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Year of Release:
1996
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112
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1996
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112
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1996
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112
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1996
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111
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1996
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1996
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110
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Year of Release:
1996
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110
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Year of Release:
1996
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110
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 23 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 454 45%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Germany 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%
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