Best Albums of 1998

Listed below are the best albums of 1998 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1998 year summaryThe best artists of 1998 were Neutral Milk Hotel, Massive Attack, Air (FR), OutKast, Boards Of Canada, Lauryn Hill, Elliott Smith, Madonna, Mercury Rev and Eels.
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1998
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53,122
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1998
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12,008
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7,996
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7,026
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1998
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6,751
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5,201
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4,050
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3,061
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2,914
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1998 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 205 21%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Germany 31 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Japan 30 3%
Canada 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 914 91%
Yes 86 9%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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