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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 38,000 greatest album charts.

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

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:1,016 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:19,578
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:135
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,583 votes)
Comments: 235 comments
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3.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:846 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:12,477
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:226
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,234 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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26.

Everything You've Come To ExpectUnited Kingdom The Last Shadow Puppets
Year of Release:2016Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 2016:26Rank Score:825
Rank in 2010s330Overall Rank:2,496
Average Rating:  72/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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27.

I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of ItUnited Kingdom The 1975
Year of Release:2016Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 2016:27Rank Score:730
Rank in 2010s370Overall Rank:2,756
Average Rating:  66/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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32.

The Colour In AnythingUnited Kingdom James Blake
Year of Release:2016Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 2016:32Rank Score:574
Rank in 2010s451Overall Rank:3,302
Average Rating:  73/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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34.

HopelessnessUnited Kingdom ANOHNI
Year of Release:2016Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 2016:34Rank Score:535
Rank in 2010s482Overall Rank:3,511
Average Rating:  73/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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35.

Love & HateUnited Kingdom Michael Kiwanuka
Year of Release:2016Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 2016:35Rank Score:526
Rank in 2010s487Overall Rank:3,553
Average Rating:  78/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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43.

Freetown SoundUnited Kingdom Blood Orange
Year of Release:2016Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 2016:43Rank Score:437
Rank in 2010s575Overall Rank:4,088
Average Rating:  77/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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47.

Blue & LonesomeUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:2016Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 2016:47Rank Score:415
Rank in 2010s607Overall Rank:4,268
Average Rating:  75/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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53.

Bonito GenerationUnited Kingdom Kero Kero Bonito
Year of Release:2016Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 2016:53Rank Score:375
Rank in 2010s677Overall Rank:4,610
Average Rating:  74/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 3 0%
Pearl Jam 2 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
Eric Clapton 2 0%
Thee Oh Sees 2 0%
The Rolling Stones 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 451 45%
United Kingdom 199 20%
Canada 57 6%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Australia 37 4%
Germany 34 3%
Sweden 20 2%
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