Best Albums of 2008

Listed below are the best albums of 2008 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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2008 year summaryThe best artists of 2008 were Fleet Foxes, Vampire Weekend, Coldplay, Portishead, Have A Nice Life, Elbow, Kanye West, TV On The Radio, Deerhunter and Kings Of Leon.
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Total albums: 166. Page 1 of 17

Best Albums of 2008 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 166 17%
Canada 48 5%
Australia 40 4%
Sweden 35 4%
Germany 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 957 96%
Yes 43 4%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. The Who
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