Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Bon Iver, Kanye West, Beyoncé and A Tribe Called Quest.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2016 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Lil Peep 3 0%
Marillion 2 0%
Thee Oh Sees 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Clipping. 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 465 47%
United Kingdom 180 18%
Canada 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Australia 37 4%
Germany 30 3%
Sweden 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Albums of 2012
1. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City by Kendrick Lamar
2. Lonerism by Tame Impala
3. Channel Orange by Frank Ocean
4. Bloom by Beach House
5. The Money Store by Death Grips
6. An Awesome Wave by alt-J
7. The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do by Fiona Apple
8. Born To Die by Lana Del Rey
9. The Seer by Swans
10. Visions by Grimes
11. 2 by Mac DeMarco
12. Shields by Grizzly Bear
13. Blunderbuss by Jack White
14. Attack On Memory by Cloud Nothings
15. The 2nd Law by Muse
16. Celebration Rock by Japandroids
17. 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
18. Swing Lo Magellan by Dirty Projectors
19. Fear Fun by Father John Misty
20. Light Up Gold by Parquet Courts
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