Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 179 18%
Canada 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Australia 33 3%
Germany 32 3%
Sweden 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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. Stevie Wonder
14. Yes
15. Joy Division
16. Nick Drake
17. Paul McCartney
18. Joni Mitchell
19. Queen
20. Bob Marley
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