Best Albums of 2006

Listed below are the best albums of 2006 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 greatest album charts.

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2006 year summaryThe best artists of 2006 were Arctic Monkeys, Joanna Newsom, Amy Winehouse, Muse, Brand New, My Chemical Romance, J Dilla, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Killers and Tool.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 18 of 100

Best Albums of 2006 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
James Holden 2 0%
John Mayer 2 0%
The Black Keys 2 0%
J Dilla 2 0%
Beirut 2 0%
Sufjan Stevens 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 500 50%
United Kingdom 175 18%
Canada 46 5%
Sweden 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Australia 25 3%
Germany 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 960 96%
Yes 40 4%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
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. R.E.M.
20. The Who
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