Best Albums of 2006

Listed below are the best albums of 2006 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 greatest album charts.

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2006 year summaryThe best artists of 2006 were Arctic Monkeys, Joanna Newsom, Amy Winehouse, Muse, My Chemical Romance, Brand New, J Dilla, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool and The Killers (US).
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Best Albums of 2006 composition

Country Albums %


United States 503 50%
United Kingdom 175 18%
Canada 46 5%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 27 3%
Germany 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 951 95%
Yes 49 5%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Funeral by Arcade Fire
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. Doolittle by Pixies
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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