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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 Kendrick Lamar.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:645 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:10,464
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:228
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,050 votes)
Comments: 191 comments
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2.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:538 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:5,572
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:403
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (839 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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3.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:4,877
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:456
Average Rating:  83/100 (405 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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4.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:3,283
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:653
Average Rating:  82/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

Skeleton TreeAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:2,363
Rank in 2010s74Overall Rank:874
Average Rating:  83/100 (358 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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6.

Atrocity ExhibitionUnited States Danny Brown
Year of Release:2016Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 2016:6Rank Score:2,182
Rank in 2010s79Overall Rank:941
Average Rating:  83/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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7.

22, A MillionUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2016Appears in:232 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:2,037
Rank in 2010s87Overall Rank:1,005
Average Rating:  79/100 (352 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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8.

LemonadeUnited States Beyoncé
Year of Release:2016Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 2016:8Rank Score:1,459
Rank in 2010s118Overall Rank:1,343
Average Rating:  76/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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9.

We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your ServiceUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 2016:9Rank Score:1,443
Rank in 2010s119Overall Rank:1,349
Average Rating:  83/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

Untitled Unmastered.
Compilation
United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2016Appears in:206 charts
Rank in 2016:10Rank Score:1,329
Rank in 2010s126Overall Rank:1,437
Average Rating:  80/100 (477 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Austin Findley 2 0%
Nonkeen 2 0%
clipping. 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
Momoiro Clover Z 2 0%
Frank Ocean 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 483 48%
United Kingdom 203 20%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 37 4%
Germany 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Norway 18 2%
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