Best Albums of 2016

Listed below are the best albums of 2016 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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 41 of 100

Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 462 46%
United Kingdom 179 18%
Canada 53 5%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Australia 33 3%
Germany 32 3%
Sweden 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Best Artists of 1973
1. Pink Floyd
2. Led Zeppelin
3. Stevie Wonder
4. Genesis
5. The Who
6. Elton John
7. Paul McCartney
8. Paul McCartney & Wings
9. The Stooges
10. Iggy And The Stooges
11. David Bowie
12. Can
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Roxy Music
15. Lynyrd Skynyrd
16. Herbie Hancock
17. Lou Reed
18. Mike Oldfield
19. Tom Waits
20. Bob Marley
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