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, Beyoncé and A Tribe Called Quest.
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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 462 46%
United Kingdom 181 18%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 37 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 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. The Stone Roses
9. R.E.M.
10. Sonic Youth
11. Kate Bush
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Michael Jackson
14. Tom Waits
15. Joy Division
16. Prince And The Revolution
17. Iron Maiden
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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