Best Albums of 1996

Listed below are the best albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 73 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 460 46%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Canada 37 4%
Germany 37 4%
Sweden 28 3%
Australia 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 926 93%
Yes 74 7%
Live? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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