Best Albums of 2006

Listed below are the best albums of 2006 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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, Tool and The Killers.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 74 of 100

Best Albums of 2006 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
John Mayer 2 0%
J Dilla 2 0%
The Black Crowes 2 0%
The Beatles 2 0%
U2 2 0%
Tom Verlaine 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 508 51%
United Kingdom 174 17%
Canada 46 5%
Sweden 30 3%
Australia 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Germany 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 958 96%
Yes 42 4%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
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