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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
51.

Leave Me AloneSpain Hinds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 2016:51Rank Score:387
Rank in 2010s654Overall Rank:4,500
Average Rating:  65/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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52.

Human PerformanceUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2016Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 2016:52Rank Score:379
Rank in 2010s670Overall Rank:4,580
Average Rating:  74/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 3 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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54.

KonnichiwaUnited Kingdom Skepta
Year of Release:2016Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 2016:54Rank Score:372
Rank in 2010s686Overall Rank:4,651
Average Rating:  74/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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55.

SirensMixed Nationality Nicolas Jaar
Year of Release:2016Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 2016:55Rank Score:371
Rank in 2010s692Overall Rank:4,667
Average Rating:  77/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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56.

Painting WithUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2016Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 2016:56Rank Score:361
Rank in 2010s713Overall Rank:4,774
Average Rating:  67/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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57.

The Impossible KidUnited States Aesop Rock
Year of Release:2016Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 2016:57Rank Score:354
Rank in 2010s733Overall Rank:4,870
Average Rating:  77/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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58.

Night ThoughtsUnited Kingdom Suede
Year of Release:2016Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 2016:58Rank Score:339
Rank in 2010s756Overall Rank:5,037
Average Rating:  73/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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59.

BlossomsUnited Kingdom Blossoms
Year of Release:2016Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2016:59Rank Score:339
Rank in 2010s758Overall Rank:5,045
Average Rating:  74/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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60.

The Hope Six Demolition ProjectUnited Kingdom PJ Harvey
Year of Release:2016Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2016:60Rank Score:336
Rank in 2010s768Overall Rank:5,082
Average Rating:  73/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 9 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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