Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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 461 46%
United Kingdom 184 18%
Canada 56 6%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Australia 38 4%
Germany 30 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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Recognised  Year Charts (2019)
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3. Gorilla vs. Bear's Albums of 2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
4. OOR's Eindlijst 2019 [OOR Top 20 Albums of 2019] by OOR (2019)
5. The 20 best albums of 2019 by Dazed (2019)
6. BrooklynVegan's Top 50 Albums of 2019 by BrooklynVegan (2019)
7. Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2019 by Uncut (2019)
8. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Louder Than War (2019)
9. The Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Crack Magazine (2019)
10. The Wire's Top 50 Releases 2019 by The Wire (2019)
11. Top 99 Music Albums of 2019 by The Quietus (2019)
12. The 50 best albums of 2019 by Independent (2019)
13. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Vive Le Rock! (2019)
14. Kerrang!'s Albums Of 2019 by Kerrang! (2019)
15. Top 100 Albums of 2019 by Piccadilly Records (2019)
16. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by The Needle Drop (2019)
17. The Loud And Quiet best 40 albums of 2019 by Loud And Quiet (2019)
18. The Best Albums of 2019 by The Ringer (2019)
19. Top 20 Albums of 2019 by Spectrum Culture (2019)
20. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Rough Trade (2019)
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