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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 33,000 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, Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:887 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:16,730
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:152
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,390 votes)
Comments: 222 comments
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2.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:730 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:9,502
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:275
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,086 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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3.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:415 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:8,948
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:297
Average Rating:  84/100 (584 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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4.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:430 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:6,934
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:371
Average Rating:  83/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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5.

22, A MillionUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2016Appears in:318 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:3,742
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:646
Average Rating:  79/100 (479 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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6.

Atrocity ExhibitionUnited States Danny Brown
Year of Release:2016Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 2016:6Rank Score:3,567
Rank in 2010s64Overall Rank:676
Average Rating:  83/100 (389 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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7.

Skeleton TreeAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:3,489
Rank in 2010s65Overall Rank:690
Average Rating:  83/100 (460 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:242 charts
Rank in 2016:8Rank Score:2,476
Rank in 2010s88Overall Rank:939
Average Rating:  83/100 (362 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2016Appears in:286 charts
Rank in 2016:9Rank Score:2,453
Rank in 2010s89Overall Rank:947
Average Rating:  80/100 (597 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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10.

The Life Of PabloUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2016Appears in:293 charts
Rank in 2016:10Rank Score:2,372
Rank in 2010s95Overall Rank:981
Average Rating:  74/100 (646 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 4 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
The Rolling Stones 2 0%
Frank Ocean 2 0%
Eric Clapton 2 0%
Austin Findley 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 464 46%
United Kingdom 198 20%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 40 4%
Germany 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 20 2%
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