Best Albums of 2017

Listed below are the best albums of 2017 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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2017 year summaryThe best artists of 2017 were Kendrick Lamar, Brockhampton, Lorde, Tyler, The Creator, The War On Drugs, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Slowdive, Mount Eerie, The National and Father John Misty.
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Best Albums of 2017 composition

Country Albums %


United States 463 46%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Canada 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Australia 37 4%
Germany 33 3%
Sweden 16 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Live? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
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