Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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 3 of 100

Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 458 46%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Germany 32 3%
Sweden 22 2%
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Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
6. Kid A by Radiohead
7. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
8. The Velvet Underground And Nico by The Velvet Underground And Nico
9. Funeral by Arcade Fire
10. Nevermind by Nirvana
11. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
12. In Rainbows by Radiohead
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
15. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
16. London Calling by The Clash
17. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
18. The Bends by Radiohead
19. Doolittle by Pixies
20. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths


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