Best Albums of 1998

Listed below are the best albums of 1998 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1998 composition

Country Albums %


United States 457 46%
United Kingdom 206 21%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Japan 32 3%
Germany 31 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Canada 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 919 92%
Yes 81 8%
Live? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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