Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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: 189. Page 1 of 19

Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 38 4%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Germany 31 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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Best Albums of the 1970s
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
3. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
4. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. The Wall by Pink Floyd
7. Who's Next by The Who
8. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
9. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
10. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
11. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
12. Animals by Pink Floyd
13. Marquee Moon by Television
14. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
15. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
16. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
17. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
18. Low by David Bowie
19. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
20. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
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