Best Albums of 2017

Listed below are the best albums of 2017 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 42,000 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, Mount Eerie, Slowdive, Father John Misty and The National.
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3,083
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2,791
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Total albums: 977. Page 1 of 98

Best Albums of 2017 composition

Country Albums %


United States 481 48%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Australia 28 3%
Germany 23 2%
Brazil 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 977 98%
Yes 23 2%
Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. The Stone Roses
9. R.E.M.
10. Sonic Youth
11. Kate Bush
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Michael Jackson
14. Tom Waits
15. Joy Division
16. Prince And The Revolution
17. Iron Maiden
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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