Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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: 1,000. Page 19 of 100

Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 460 46%
United Kingdom 182 18%
Canada 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Australia 38 4%
Germany 32 3%
Sweden 22 2%
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