Best Albums of 2006

Listed below are the best albums of 2006 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 66 of 100

Best Albums of 2006 composition

Country Albums %


United States 501 50%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 46 5%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 27 3%
Germany 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 950 95%
Yes 50 5%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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