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, Kanye West, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Beyoncé and A Tribe Called Quest.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 19 of 100

Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 464 46%
United Kingdom 180 18%
Canada 53 5%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Australia 36 4%
Germany 29 3%
Sweden 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Live? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Albums of the 1990s
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
3. Nevermind by Nirvana
4. The Bends by Radiohead
5. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
6. Ten by Pearl Jam
7. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
8. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
9. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
10. Grace by Jeff Buckley
11. In Utero by Nirvana
12. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
13. Weezer (The Blue Album) by Weezer
14. Illmatic by Nas
15. Dummy by Portishead
16. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Pinkerton by Weezer
19. Homogenic by Björk
20. The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
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