Best Albums of 2017

Listed below are the best albums of 2017 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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, Phil Elverum and The National.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2017 composition

Country Albums %


United States 466 47%
United Kingdom 196 20%
Canada 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Australia 37 4%
Germany 29 3%
France 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 27 3%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
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