Best Albums of 2015

Listed below are the best albums of 2015 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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2015 year summaryThe best artists of 2015 were Kendrick Lamar, Sufjan Stevens, Tame Impala, Father John Misty, Grimes, Courtney Barnett, Steven Wilson, Beach House, Carly Rae Jepsen and Jamie xx.
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Best Albums of 2015 composition

Country Albums %


United States 478 48%
United Kingdom 194 19%
Canada 48 5%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Australia 28 3%
Germany 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 23 2%
Live? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Albums of the 1980s
1. Doolittle by Pixies
2. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
5. Disintegration by The Cure
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
8. Closer by Joy Division
9. Thriller by Michael Jackson
10. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
14. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
15. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Murmur by R.E.M.
19. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
20. Moving Pictures by Rush
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