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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
12,727 9,700
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
11,804 6,107
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
9,292 6,605
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

4
10,816 5,363
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

5
8,640 5,301
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
8,618 4,634
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
6,338 5,218
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
7,674 6,423
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
6,610 4,410
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
6,286 4,535
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
6,462 5,148
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

12
6,219 5,191
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

13
6,780 4,113
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

14
6,160 3,797
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
6,018 3,786
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

16
7,810 5,163
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

17
5,317 4,602
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

18
5,517 4,322
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

19
5,461 4,795
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
5,190 5,686
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
6,085 5,872
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,759 5,104
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

23
3,943 5,019
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

24
4,613 3,430
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

25
4,888 3,365
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience