Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 42,000 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 & The Bad Seeds, Kanye West, A Tribe Called Quest and Beyoncé.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 99 of 100

Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 462 46%
United Kingdom 182 18%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 38 4%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Germany 31 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Best Artists of the 1970s
1. Pink Floyd
2. David Bowie
3. Led Zeppelin
4. Neil Young
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Clash
7. The Who
8. Fleetwood Mac
9. Black Sabbath
10. Genesis
11. Bruce Springsteen
12. Bob Dylan
13. Yes
14. Joy Division
15. Stevie Wonder
16. Nick Drake
17. Paul McCartney
18. Joni Mitchell
19. Queen
20. Bob Marley
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