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, Bon Iver, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Kanye West, Beyoncé and A Tribe Called Quest.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 26 of 100

Best Albums of 2016 composition

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 Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. The Who
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