Best Albums of 1998

Listed below are the best albums of 1998 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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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91,576
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1998
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18,775
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12,637
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10,384
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9,306
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6,718
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6,442
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5,521
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4,912
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4,261
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1998 composition

Country Albums %


United States 465 46%
United Kingdom 201 20%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Germany 30 3%
Canada 29 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Japan 25 2%
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Best Albums of 1951
1. Hank Williams Sings by Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
2. Genius Of Modern Music: Volume 1 by Thelonious Monk
3. Masterpieces By Ellington by Duke Ellington
4. Ritual Of The Savage by Les Baxter
5. John Cage: Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano by Maro Ajemian
6. The Piano Music Of Henry Cowell by Henry Cowell
7. Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite by Machito
8. On Moonlight Bay by Doris Day
9. Harmony Time Vol.2 by The Chordettes
10. Les Paul's New Sound, Vol. 2 by Les Paul & Mary Ford
11. Lover Man by Billie Holiday
12. Judy At The Palace by Judy Garland
13. Satchmo At Symphony Hall by Louis Armstrong
14. The New Sounds by Miles Davis
15. Porgy And Bess by George Gershwin
16. Talking And Drum Solos by Baby Dodds
17. The Great Caruso by Mario Lanza
18. Lullaby Of Broadway by Doris Day
19. An American In Paris by Various Artists
20. I'll See You In My Dreams by Doris Day
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