Best Albums of 2006

Listed below are the best albums of 2006 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 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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2006
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18,794
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2006
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9,302
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8,143
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2006
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6,506
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2006
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5,555
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2006
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4,663
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2006
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4,537
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2006
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3,174
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2006
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3,076
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2006
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2,824
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Best Albums of 2006 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Jerry Lee Lewis 2 0%
Daniel Johnston 2 0%
The Beatles 2 0%
John Mayer 2 0%
J Dilla 2 0%
U2 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 495 49%
United Kingdom 176 18%
Canada 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Germany 28 3%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 954 95%
Yes 47 5%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 10 1%
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