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, Lorde, Brockhampton, Tyler, The Creator, The War On Drugs, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Mount Eerie, Phil Elverum, Slowdive and The National.
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Best Albums of 2017 composition

Country Albums %


United States 469 47%
United Kingdom 194 19%
Canada 41 4%
Australia 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Germany 25 3%
France 16 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 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 (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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