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This is a list of the greatest albums of all time, created and ranked by music fans worldwide. Music is as subjective as any art form, but most people can agree that there are works that rise above the rest and go down as the best albums of all time, regardless of their genre. This is not a list of your "favorite" albums, but a list of the "greatest" albums. Whatever your musical tastes, vote and rank the albums you think had the most impact on music, the most influence on culture and other musicians... the greatest relevance to their genre. From Diamond-certified albums to the most popular albums ever, this list has them all.

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1
10,557 7,679
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
9,362 5,099
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
7,863 5,174
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

4
8,673 4,580
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

5
6,972 4,545
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

6
6,916 3,968
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

7
5,050 4,446
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

8
6,114 5,269
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

9
5,140 3,713
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

10
5,017 3,874
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

11
5,327 4,221
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

12
5,276 4,103
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

13
5,322 3,626
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

14
4,886 3,260
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Are You Experienced The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
6,591 4,276
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd

16
4,702 3,239
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
4,755 3,477
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

18
4,250 3,908
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

19
4,314 3,906
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
5,091 4,702
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

21
4,396 4,637
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

22
4,054 4,136
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

23
3,860 2,918
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

24
3,783 2,927
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

25
3,460 2,778
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

26
3,839 3,419
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

27
3,664 3,641
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

28
3,342 4,019
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

29
2,804 2,393
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Exile on Main St. The Rolling Stones

30
3,399 2,696
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin

31
3,114 2,593
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,261 3,873
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

33
3,171 2,778
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Velvet Underground & Nico Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
2,663 3,391
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

35
3,088 3,194
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

36
3,062 2,697
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel

37
3,510 3,926
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

38
3,115 3,280
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

39
2,941 2,472
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

40
2,325 2,768
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,333 2,258
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

42
2,699 2,333
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,441 2,917
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
What's Going On Marvin Gaye

44
2,363 3,122
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen Van Halen

45
2,099 1,817
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
2,619 2,307
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
L.A. Woman The Doors

47
2,382 2,182
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

48
2,440 3,008
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston Boston

49
2,152 1,924
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Imagine John Lennon

50
2,002 1,797
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Beggar's Banquet The Rolling Stones