Best Albums of 2006

Listed below are the best albums of 2006 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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2006 year summaryThe best artists of 2006 were Arctic Monkeys, Joanna Newsom, Muse, Amy Winehouse, Brand New, My Chemical Romance, J Dilla, The Killers, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tool.
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2006
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25,559
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5,215
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4,397
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3,922
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Best Albums of 2006 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
J Dilla 2 0%
Beirut 2 0%
Sufjan Stevens 2 0%
The Black Crowes 2 0%
The Twilight Singers 2 0%
U2 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 496 50%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 49 5%
Sweden 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Australia 26 3%
Japan 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 957 96%
Yes 43 4%
Live? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. The Who
20. R.E.M.
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