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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 35,000 greatest album charts.

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

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:937 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:17,922
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:143
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,462 votes)
Comments: 223 comments
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2.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:771 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:10,603
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:256
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,139 votes)
Comments: 108 comments
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3.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:10,097
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:269
Average Rating:  84/100 (628 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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4.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:463 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:7,913
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:346
Average Rating:  83/100 (549 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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5.

22, A MillionUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2016Appears in:326 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:4,020
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:616
Average Rating:  79/100 (498 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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6.

Atrocity ExhibitionUnited States Danny Brown
Year of Release:2016Appears in:322 charts
Rank in 2016:6Rank Score:3,978
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:624
Average Rating:  83/100 (427 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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7.

Skeleton TreeAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:372 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:3,764
Rank in 2010s64Overall Rank:656
Average Rating:  83/100 (481 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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8.

We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your ServiceUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 2016:8Rank Score:2,650
Rank in 2010s85Overall Rank:909
Average Rating:  82/100 (382 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

The Life Of PabloUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2016Appears in:306 charts
Rank in 2016:9Rank Score:2,521
Rank in 2010s89Overall Rank:947
Average Rating:  74/100 (683 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2016Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 2016:10Rank Score:2,492
Rank in 2010s90Overall Rank:957
Average Rating:  80/100 (615 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Lil Peep 3 0%
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 3 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Venetian Snares 2 0%
Eric Clapton 2 0%
Thee Oh Sees 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 460 46%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 37 4%
Germany 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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