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Best Albums of 2016

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 27,000 greatest album charts.

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2016 year summaryThe best artists of 2016 were Radiohead, David Bowie, Frank Ocean, Car Seat Headrest, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Danny Brown, Bon Iver, Beyoncé , A Tribe Called Quest and Angel Olsen.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:591 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:8,627
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:263
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (996 votes)
Comments: 181 comments
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2.

BlackstarUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:501 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:4,935
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:445
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (801 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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3.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:3,725
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:571
Average Rating:  83/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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4.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:270 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:2,788
Rank in 2010s62Overall Rank:748
Average Rating:  82/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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5.

Skeleton TreeAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:2,264
Rank in 2010s76Overall Rank:898
Average Rating:  83/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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6.

Atrocity ExhibitionUnited States Danny Brown
Year of Release:2016Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 2016:6Rank Score:1,955
Rank in 2010s89Overall Rank:1,027
Average Rating:  82/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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7.

22, A MillionUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2016Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:1,603
Rank in 2010s100Overall Rank:1,224
Average Rating:  79/100 (325 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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8.

LemonadeUnited States Beyoncé
Year of Release:2016Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 2016:8Rank Score:1,227
Rank in 2010s133Overall Rank:1,521
Average Rating:  75/100 (281 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your ServiceUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 2016:9Rank Score:1,031
Rank in 2010s158Overall Rank:1,761
Average Rating:  82/100 (213 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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10.

MY WOMANUnited States Angel Olsen
Year of Release:2016Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 2016:10Rank Score:1,007
Rank in 2010s162Overall Rank:1,794
Average Rating:  78/100 (195 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Venetian Snares 2 0%
Young Thug 2 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
Frank Ocean 2 0%
Isolation Berlin 2 0%
Gucci Mane 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 488 49%
United Kingdom 201 20%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 38 4%
Germany 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Norway 18 2%
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