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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
10,281 7,434
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
9,042 4,939
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
7,690 4,990
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

4
8,388 4,467
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

5
6,766 4,415
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

6
6,679 3,868
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

7
4,871 4,332
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

8
5,927 5,087
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

9
4,937 3,601
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

10
5,198 4,085
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

11
4,863 3,752
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

12
5,110 3,959
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

13
5,134 3,544
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

14
4,717 3,172
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
6,446 4,159
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
4,529 3,152
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
4,645 3,359
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

18
4,092 3,809
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

19
4,190 3,776
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,955 4,541
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

21
4,278 4,499
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

22
3,723 2,844
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
3,942 3,994
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

24
3,641 2,866
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

25
3,745 3,316
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

26
3,330 2,723
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

27
3,580 3,524
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

28
3,252 3,878
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

29
3,283 2,632
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin

30
2,674 2,338
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Exile on Main St. The Rolling Stones

31
2,992 2,534
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,122 3,734
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

33
3,016 3,095
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

34
3,038 2,696
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Velvet Underground & Nico Nico, The Velvet Underground

35
2,946 2,641
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel

36
2,581 3,278
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,418 3,806
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

38
3,035 3,178
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

39
2,830 2,405
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

40
2,255 2,170
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

41
2,597 2,258
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

42
2,234 2,658
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,368 2,808
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
2,294 3,010
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen Van Halen

45
1,994 1,766
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
2,522 2,244
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
L.A. Woman The Doors

47
2,269 2,108
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

48
2,356 2,895
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston Boston

49
2,044 1,854
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Imagine John Lennon

50
1,905 1,744
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Beggar's Banquet The Rolling Stones