Best Albums of 2013

Listed below are the best albums of 2013 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 51,000 greatest album charts.

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2013 year summaryThe best artists of 2013 were Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Queens Of The Stone Age, The National, Deafheaven, My Bloody Valentine and Lorde.
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Best Albums of 2013 composition

Country Albums %


United States 463 46%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Germany 32 3%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 970 97%
Yes 30 3%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Artists of the 1990s
1. Radiohead
2. Nirvana (US)
3. Neutral Milk Hotel
4. The Smashing Pumpkins
5. My Bloody Valentine
6. Oasis
7. Pearl Jam
8. Weezer
9. R.E.M.
10. Richard David James
11. Nick Cave
12. Björk
13. Pavement
14. Jeff Buckley
15. Nas
16. Elliott Smith
17. Blur
18. Portishead
19. Sigur Rós
20. Massive Attack
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