Best Albums of 1998

Listed below are the best albums of 1998 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1998 year summaryThe best artists of 1998 were Neutral Milk Hotel, Massive Attack, Air, OutKast, Lauryn Hill, Boards Of Canada, Elliott Smith, Mercury Rev, Eels and Madonna.
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1998
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38,619
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1998
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10,268
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1998
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6,985
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1998
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6,184
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1998
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5,923
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1998
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5,489
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1998
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4,019
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1998
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2,763
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1998
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2,606
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1998
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2,543
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Best Albums of 1998 composition

Country Albums %


United States 435 44%
United Kingdom 208 21%
Mixed Nationality 47 5%
Sweden 33 3%
Germany 31 3%
Japan 31 3%
Canada 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 913 91%
Yes 87 9%
Live? Albums %
No 956 96%
Yes 44 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
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
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. Neil Young
13. The Smiths
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. R.E.M.
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. Bruce Springsteen
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