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, Slowdive, Mount Eerie, Phil Elverum and The National.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 22 of 100

Best Albums of 2017 composition

Country Albums %


United States 468 47%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 41 4%
Australia 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Germany 26 3%
Sweden 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%
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