Best Albums of 1998

Listed below are the best albums of 1998 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1998 year summaryThe best artists of 1998 were Neutral Milk Hotel, Massive Attack, Air, Boards Of Canada, OutKast, Lauryn Hill, Elliott Smith, Madonna, Eels and Mercury Rev.
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1998
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55,860
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1998
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12,105
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8,334
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6,625
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6,404
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1998
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4,586
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4,351
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3,270
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3,197
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2,984
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1998 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Pearl Jam 2 0%
Plastikman 2 0%
DMX 2 0%
Miles Davis 2 0%
MxPx 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 454 45%
United Kingdom 204 20%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Germany 32 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Japan 29 3%
Canada 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 917 92%
Yes 83 8%
Live? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
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