Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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 1,445 42%
United Kingdom 589 17%
Canada 164 5%
Germany 142 4%
Mixed Nationality 131 4%
Australia 127 4%
France 87 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 3,375 97%
Yes 92 3%
Live? Albums %
No 3,410 98%
Yes 57 2%
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6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
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