Best Albums of 2008

Listed below are the best albums of 2008 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2008 composition

Country Albums %


United States 454 45%
United Kingdom 168 17%
Canada 51 5%
Australia 39 4%
Sweden 34 3%
Germany 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 952 95%
Yes 48 5%
Live? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 3 0%
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