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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Best Albums of 2016 composition

Country Albums %


United States 462 46%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Australia 38 4%
Germany 30 3%
Sweden 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of 1968
1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
3. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
6. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
7. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
9. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
10. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
11. We're Only In It For The Money by The Mothers Of Invention
12. A Saucerful Of Secrets by Pink Floyd
13. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
14. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
15. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
16. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
17. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
18. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
19. S.F. Sorrow by The Pretty Things
20. Wheels Of Fire by Cream
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